Friday June 5, 2020

John Lewis gets an Olympic boost to profits

John Lewis has posted a 59.8 per cent rise in pre-tax profits as Queen's Jubilee and Olympics boost sales.

13th September, 2012

John Lewis has posted a 59.8 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £144.5 million.

The British retailers said that revenue had risen 8.6 per cent to £3.9 billion on gross sales of £4.4 billion, up 8.7 per cent.

The company’s two main arms, the Waitrose grocery chain and the John Lewis department store both increased their market shares. The company said that it had benefited from the more favourable conditions created by a number of one-off events,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 5 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago