Upholstery sales rise, cleaning services
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Rug cleaning services may also be necessary for many as sale figures from department store John Lewis suggest that people are beginning to prepare their homes in the run up to Christmas.
The group has announced that, for the week ending November 20th, it saw significant sales rises across several departments.
However, it noted that furniture, upholstery, rugs and beds in particular saw significant sales uplifts, with its seven-day service in curtains and blinds beating previous records for this time of year.
Overall, sales for the week stood at £88 million, a 12 per cent increase on the same week last year, 14 per cent up on last week with winter fashion and electronic gadgets also seeing strong demand.
Lesley Ballantyne, director of operational development at John Lewis, said: "There is no doubt that the colder weather has encouraged our customers to visit and purchase from our fashion departments.
"There is also real evidence that customers are continuing to get their homes ready for the Christmas season."
The John Lewis Partnership operates 28 department stores across the UK.
Posted by Marta Boshnakova