John Lewis reports mega sales week

JOHN LEWIS said sales in the week to 8 December rose to a best-ever total of £142m, up 15 per cent on the same week last year. Its website delivered record-beating sales of £42m, with shoppers spending £7.3m on Mega Monday – up 40 per cent on last year. The group also said it is poised to launch French and German websites next year on the back of its online success.