Food and Staples Retailing
Company Overview of John Lewis Partnership plc
John Lewis Partnership plc is engaged in the retail business in the United Kingdom. It operates its stores under John Lewis and Waitrose brand names. The company’s John Lewis stores offer fashion, beauty, home, giftware, and electrical and home technology products; duvets, pillows, furnishing fabrics, and ready-made curtains; and spa service, which include facials, massages, waxing, and tanning, as well as treatments for nails, brows, and lashes. Its Waitrose stores provide food staples, including beef, chicken, apples, and potatoes; dairy produce comprising yoghurts, dairy ice-cream, milk, cream, cheddar, and butter; and fruits, vegetables, bacon, sausages, ice cream, wines, cheeses, honey,...
171 Victoria Street
London, SW1E 5NN
Founded in 1864
Key Executives for John Lewis Partnership plc
Managing Director and Director
Executive Chairman, Managing Director of Department Stores and Chairman of Chairmans Nominations Committee
Acting Finance Director and Director
Deputy Chairman, Lead Director of Crisis Management Team and Managing Director of Waitrose
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
John Lewis Partnership plc Key Developments
John Lewis Announces Executive Changes
Apr 17 15
John Lewis has appointed international communications manager Chris Coburn, Waitrose King's Road branch manager Baiju Naik and John Lewis Chronicles editor Lucy Parks as elected directors to its partnership board. Kate Brewer, Kevin Payne and Daniel Smith have resigned as elected directors, as of April 16, 2015. The board is responsible for the overall management and performance of the partnership.
John Lewis Partnership plc Announces Board Changes
Apr 17 15
The constitution of the John Lewis Partnership provided that its democratically elected Partnership Council elects five Partners to the Partnership Board of the company, known as elected Directors. Following the recent election by the Partnership Council, the company announced the resignation of Kate Brewer, Kevin Payne and Daniel Smith as Elected Directors with effect from close of business on 16 April 2015 and the appointment of Chris Coburn, Baiju Naik and Lucy Parks as Elected Directors with effect from 17 April 2015.
John Lewis Partnership plc Plans to Open Shop-In-Shop Departments in Philippines
Apr 16 15
John Lewis Partnership plc announced plans to open shop-in-shops within 11 branches of SM department stores and Home stores in the Philippines. The shop-in-shop departments, due to open in summer 2015, will build on the success of John Lewis existing outlets in seven branches of South Korean department store Shinsegae, and follows John Lewis's recent announcement to open shop-in-shop departments in three branches of Singapore department store Robinsons. The departments will be sited in SM Retail locations across the Philippines, including in their store Makati and three Home stores. The sites will be between 300 sq ft and 1,000 sq ft and will have dedicated staff. The move is part of John Lewis's strategy to seed its brand with international customers, which includes international delivery to 33 countries through johnlewis.com and a shop in Heathrow's Terminal 2. A wide range of own-brand home products including bed, bath, tableware and home accessories, such as candles and photo frames, will be on offer in a dedicated John Lewis department.
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