John Lewis Partnership

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John Lewis Partnership engages in the retail business. It operates 2 retail brands: John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners. John Lewis & Partners offers home furnishings, apparel, gifts, electricals, and a range of financial products from home insurance to foreign currency and the Partnership Card, a credit card through John Lewis Finance. Waitrose & Partners provides groceries and featuring products, such as flowers and wine, and leverages proprietary farms that produce arable crops, apples, pears, apple juice, cider, free range eggs and chickens, chestnut mushrooms, and milk.
TypePrivate
Founded1864
HQLondon, GB
Websitejohnlewispartnership.co.uk
Employee Ratings4.1

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2019)83,900(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£10.3 B(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at John Lewis Partnership

Sharon White

Sharon White

Chairman
Andrew Murphy

Andrew Murphy

Executive Director, Operations
Bérangère Michel

Bérangère Michel

Executive Director, Finance
James Bailey

James Bailey

Executive Director, Waitrose
Pippa Wicks

Pippa Wicks

Executive Director
Nikki Humphrey

Nikki Humphrey

Executive Director, People
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John Lewis Partnership Office Locations

John Lewis Partnership has offices in London and Gurugram
London, GB (HQ)
171 Victoria St
London, GB
Carlisle Pl, Westminster
Gurugram, IN
Unit No. 301-302, 3rd Floor, Park Centra, Sector 30, NH-8, Model Town, Sector 11
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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 £10.32 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

10.3b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

3.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

32.8%

Net income (FY, 2019)

77.3m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

227.0m

Cash (26-Jan-2019)

716.8m
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

9.7b9.7b10.0b10.2b10.3b

Revenue growth, %

3%2%

Cost of goods sold

6.4b6.4b6.6b6.8b6.9b

Gross profit

3.3b3.3b3.4b3.4b3.4b
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, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

336.9m667.4m673.7m642.2m716.8m

Accounts Receivable

57.4m61.0m67.8m84.5m109.6m

Prepaid Expenses

125.5m148.5m

Inventories

580.7m621.9m627.8m661.5m657.6m
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, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

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
GBPFY, 2015

Financial Leverage

3.9 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£5.4 b£11.6 b

Online Orders

17 m

Product Lines

400 k380 k

Suppliers

13 k
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John Lewis Partnership Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

94/100

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John Lewis Partnership Online and Social Media Presence

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John Lewis Partnership News and Updates

National growth for Gateshead maintenance firm with John Lewis Partnership deal

A Gateshead-based maintenance company has secured a new contract with a national retail group. Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd (CMS) has secured a ‘major’ deal with John Lewis Partnership for an undisclosed sum. Founded by engineers Neil and Nic Smith in 2000, CMS provides a range of commerci…

John Lewis Partnership launches £1m community support fund

John Lewis Partnership has launched a £1m community support fund to be distributed across the country “at this time of national crisis”. The John Lewis Community Support Fund will be available to communities across the UK “to help those in need in their local communities”. No date of its availabilit…

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 Sharon White, Andrew Murphy and Bérangère Michel.

  • 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 £10.3 b.

  • What is John Lewis Partnership revenue per employee?

    Latest John Lewis Partnership revenue per employee is £123 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 offices in London and Gurugram.

  • How many offices does John Lewis Partnership have?

    John Lewis Partnership has 5 offices.