John Lewis sales down 6% last week

Fashion sales were up 3% as the launch of the retailer’s own label denim lifestyle brand, AND/OR, combined with the warmer weather helped drive womenswear sales to increase by 5.3%. Women’s casual clothing achieved the biggest uplift in the week.

Home sales were down 3.7% as trading was influenced by the later fall of Easter this year. Despite this, home accessories…