Dixons & John Lewis increase sales

Dixons have reported a 2% increase in group sales for the 12 weeks to 05 January 2013. UK & Ireland and like-for-like sales increased by 7% and 8% respectively for the same period.

John Lewis have reported an 18.7% increase in sales (including VAT) for the week to 12 January 2013. Fashion, Electricals & Home Technology and Home sales increased by 7.6%, 34.7% and 12.1% respectively. Sales at johnlewis.com increased by 38.6%.