John Lewis

A Furniture Store In Wales Just Schooled John Lewis On Christmas Ads

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Did you watch John Lewis's #MontyThePenguin Christmas advert and just think it wasn't quite sexy enough? Well, a furniture store in North Wales has...

The Penguin That Stole Christmas

Jon Bird | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK
Jon Bird

Forget the Grinch stealing Christmas. This year, it is a cute little penguin called Monty that not only steals the show, but also the hearts and minds of the UK populace (and softies everywhere). British department store John Lewis has done it again, with a £1 million commercial (US$ 1.5m) that tells the story of a boy and his penguin pal, on the search for a flippered mate.

Internet In Little Doubt That Sainsbury's Xmas Ad Has Toppled John Lewis

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK

John Lewis's hotly anticipated 2014 Christmas advert starring Monty the Penguin generated an online frenzy last week. But it seems that the Sainsbu...

The Inevitable John Lewis Christmas Advert Parodies Have Arrived

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Comedy

The dust - or rather, snow - has settled. But the John Lewis Christmas advert - starring Sam the boy, Monty the penguin and Tom Odell the John Lennon ...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week that a million women's hearts were shattered... For anyone affected by the issues raised by the Cumberbatch engagement: Go outside...

Who Is Tom Odell? Meet The Singer Behind This Year's John Lewis Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

By now you can’t fail to have noticed that John Lewis have unveiled their latest Christmas advert, a tearjerking tale of penguin love around the fes...

The Internet Reacts To #MontyThePenguin

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

In case you hadn’t noticed, John Lewis have unveiled their latest Christmas advert, which has got the whole of Twitter talking. READ MORE: WATCH...

Stop Everything! The First John Lewis Christmas Advert Parody Has Appeared

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, that didn't take long, did it? Yes, no sooner had this year's John Lewis Christmas advert 'dropped' (as we believe The Kids say) at 8am this ...

Is #MontyThePenguin Better Than The Bear And The Hare?

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Unless you've been asleep under a fir tree you may have noticed that this year's John Lewis Christmas advert (above) has been unveiled, and has made a...

Christmas Is Hell For The Man Called @JohnLewis

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK

John Lewis's Christmas advert isn't fun and heartwarming for everyone. Spare a thought for the Virginia man called John Lewis, who just happens to...

Here's What Went Through Our Mind As We Watched The John Lewis Christmas Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy

It's the age-old story of boy meets penguin... set to an acoustic cover version of a famous song. Yes, it's this year's John Lewis Christmas advert: s...

John Lewis £1M Christmas Advert Launches -- But Is The Hype Waning?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

John Lewis's Christmas advert 2014 has arrived, along with the social media onslaught of reviews, parodies and overjoyed gushing at the film which now...

John Lewis Will Make Millions From Your Tears This Christmas, But That's OK

Louise Ridley | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK
Louise Ridley

You could argue, then, that we should stop crying at John Lewis ads in protest, because the soppy music, the cute critters, the clever promotion and the merchandise are all a cunning plan to claw our money out of our pockets via our teary eye sockets. But try not to be so cynical.

Drop Everything! The New John Lewis Xmas Ad Is Here!

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

The John Lewis Christmas advert is now as much a part of the Yuletide season as woolly jumpers and 'Its A Wonderful Life' on the telly, and this year'...

John Lewis Boss Says France Is 'Finished', Now The French Fight Back

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Politics

John Lewis boss Andy Street's attack on "sclerotic, hopeless and downbeat" France, warning British entrepreneurs that the country was "finished" has p...

Ex-SNP Deputy Vows To Nationalise Firms Worried About Independence

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics

Companies worried about Scottish independence like oil giant BP will be nationalised in a "day of reckoning" after Scots vote to break away from the U...

John Lewis Would Be Much More Expensive In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Politics

Scottish shoppers face higher prices at John Lewis department stores if the country votes for independence next week. This comes after the head o...

Buying on the Fast Track

Tej Rekhi | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

New technologies are also blurring the line between the online and brick and mortar shopping experiences. Shoppable windows are giving online retailers a physical "brick and mortar like" user experience while using digital technology to streamline the purchasing process and to speed up product deliveries.

Would You Care More If Your Business Was More Like John Lewis?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

Businesses can improve staff productivity and pay by emulating the type of model set out by the John Lewis department store, a think-tank has said. ...

Why I'm Committed to Helping the Most Vulnerable Children

Javed Khan | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK
Javed Khan

Today as I start my new role as the chief executive of Barnardo's, the charity's purpose remains to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children. Our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo's dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need.

Roof Gardens And Retail: John Lewis Reveals 150th Anniversary Plans

PA | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK

John Lewis is to mark its 150th anniversary with a celebration of the company's growth from a humble draper's shop to a £4 billion international busi...

The Most Emotional Advert in the World

Tom Hodge | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Hodge

You may have seen the heartbreaking sixty-second story: an old man takes his lovely little fluffy white dog for a walk to deliver a bunch of flowers. It transpires he is delivering the flowers to the graveside of lost loved one. The dog comforts him with a lick and they eat dinner together, with the man preparing the dog's favourite meal, Cesar.

How Massive Are John Lewis Staff Bonuses This Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK

The John Lewis Partnership has announced that more than 90,000 staff are set to get a bonus worth 15% of salary from a pot of £202.5 million after th...

Consumers Want WOW Advertising That Works

Cameron Hulett | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK
Cameron Hulett

Brands need to understand where and how to reach their audience and then create campaigns that have a high impact on that audience. A few do it successfully, many fail miserably.

Which Department Stores Had a Good Christmas?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Department stores John Lewis and House of Fraser enjoyed soaring sales over the Christmas trading period, as rival Debenhams was forced to issue a sho...