John Lewis has issued official details about its store opening plans and, like retail peer Next, it's planning to take it very cautiously. It's also considering new ideas like virtual queueing and returns drop boxes.
Department store chain John Lewis’s blueprint for reopening its shops is still a work in progress even though the potential opening date is looming early next month. And it says reopening will also be a learning curve.
Sportswear, face masks and sewing kits. These are some of the items Britons have been buying during the Covid-19 lockdown to cope with the evolving environment around them, according to a new John Lewis report.
John Lewis is working on plans to reopen its department stores in May and is also said to be considering taking on an outside partner to finance a big move into services and away from such a strong reliance on retail.