John Lewis Partnership

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John Lewis Partnership engages in the retail business. It operates John Lewis stores that offer home furnishings, services, including personal styling and nursery advisory, John Lewis opticians, Bureaux de Change, Kuoni travel concessions, and beauty services; gifts, and a range of financial products, including insurance, as well as foreign currency and cards. The Company also operates Waitrose stores, which provide a range of products. In addition, it is involved in property holding operations, provision of insurance, car finance, and management services. The Company also exports its products worldwide.

TypePrivate
Founded1864
HQLondon, GB
Websitejohnlewispartnership.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2019)83,900(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)£10.2 B(+2%)

Key People/Management at John Lewis Partnership

Charlie Mayfield

Charlie Mayfield

Chairman and Chair of the Chairman’s Nominations Committee
Rob Collins

Rob Collins

Managing Director, Waitrose
Michael Herlihy

Michael Herlihy

Partnership Secretary
Tracey Killen

Tracey Killen

Director of Personnel
Patrick Lewis

Patrick Lewis

Group Finance Director
Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

Chief Information Officer
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John Lewis Partnership Office Locations

John Lewis Partnership has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
171 Victoria St
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John Lewis Partnership Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1864
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John Lewis Partnership Revenue

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John Lewis Partnership's revenue was reported to be £10.20 b in FY, 2018 which is a 1.8% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

10.2b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

1.8%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

3.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

33%

Net income (FY, 2018)

74.1m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

249.5m

Cash (27-Jan-2018)

642.2m
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

9.7b10.0b10.2b

Revenue growth, %

3%2%

Cost of goods sold

6.4b6.6b6.8b

Gross profit

3.3b3.4b3.4b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

4.5b4.7b4.8b

Cost of goods sold

3.0b3.1b3.2b

Gross profit

1.5b1.6b1.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

34%34%33%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

667.4m673.7m642.2m

Accounts Receivable

61.0m67.8m84.5m

Prepaid Expenses

125.5m148.5m

Inventories

621.9m627.8m661.5m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

401.0m403.8m510.8m

Inventories

552.8m589.6m608.1m

Current Assets

1.2b1.3b1.5b

PP&E

4.2b4.1b4.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

223.2m353.5m74.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

277.2m428.5m437.4m

Inventories

(41.2m)(5.9m)(33.7m)

Accounts Payable

102.2m90.9m19.9m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

172.5m42.0m18.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

182.8m226.9m206.7m

Inventories

27.9m32.3m(19.7m)

Accounts Payable

(29.0m)60.3m116.8m
GBPY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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John Lewis Partnership Operating Metrics

John Lewis Partnership's Backlog was reported to be £11.6b in FY, 2018.
H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Backlog

£5.12 b£10.94 b£5.27 b£11.37 b£5.40 b£11.60 b

Online Orders

17 m

Product Lines

400 k380 k

Suppliers

13 k
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John Lewis Partnership Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Buy.Com LimitedFebruary 05, 2001
Admiral Park Retail Management Limited
Clicklink Logistics Limited
Herbert Parkinson Limited
JLP Insurance Limited
JLP Scotland Limited
JLP Scottish Limited Partnership
JLP Scottish Partnership
John Lewis Car Finance Limited
John Lewis Delivery Limited
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John Lewis Partnership Revenue Breakdown

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John Lewis Partnership revenue breakdown by business segment: 62.3% from Waitrose and 37.7% from John Lewis

John Lewis Partnership Online and Social Media Presence

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John Lewis Partnership News and Updates

Waitrose owner John Lewis Partnership Chairman Mayfield to step down

Britain's Waitrose supermarket owner John Lewis Partnership said Chairman Charlie Mayfield will step down in 2020 and it kicked off a formal search for a successor.

John Lewis Partnership programme invests in startups to 'shape future of retail'

Today (October 29), the John Lewis Partnership’s retail tech innovation programme, JLAB has launched a challenge to find startups and established businesses which could shape how we shop in the future. Successful entrants will have the opportunity to develop their ideas with John Lewis & Partner…

Legal tech win: The John Lewis Partnership selects Lexis Draft

In a big win for LexisNexis, the John Lewis Partnership legal team has selected Lexis Draft as its preferred solution for legal drafting and proofreading.

John Lewis Partnership Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was John Lewis Partnership founded?

    John Lewis Partnership was founded in 1864.

  • Who are John Lewis Partnership key executives?

    John Lewis Partnership's key executives are Charlie Mayfield, Rob Collins and Michael Herlihy.

  • How many employees does John Lewis Partnership have?

    John Lewis Partnership has 83,900 employees.

  • What is John Lewis Partnership revenue?

    Latest John Lewis Partnership annual revenue is £10.2 b.

  • What is John Lewis Partnership revenue per employee?

    Latest John Lewis Partnership revenue per employee is £121.6 k.

  • Who are John Lewis Partnership competitors?

    Competitors of John Lewis Partnership include Asda, Debenhams and House of Fraser.

  • Where is John Lewis Partnership headquarters?

    John Lewis Partnership headquarters is located at 171 Victoria St, London.

  • Where are John Lewis Partnership offices?

    John Lewis Partnership has an office in London.

  • How many offices does John Lewis Partnership have?

    John Lewis Partnership has 1 office.