John Lewis operates 40 shops across the UK as well as the johnlewis.com website. johnlewis.com is consistently ranked one of the top online shopping destinations in the UK. The business typically stocks more than 350,000 separate lines in its department stores whilst the website stocks over 250,000 products. These ranges comprise of the best of fashion, beauty, home, giftware and electrical items including online exclusives. As well as shops and online John Lewis Insurance offers a range of comprehensive insurance products, delivering the usual values of expertise, trust and customer service expected from the John Lewis brand. John Lewis was named Retailer of The Year by the premier industry awards, The Oracle Retail Week Awards and has long-standing reputation for customer service, receiving the award for Best Retailer from consumer organisation Which? and Verdict's Customer Satisfaction Award in 2013. The John Lewis Partnership is the UK's largest example of worker co-ownership where all 85,500 staff are partners in the business.
John Lewis operates three Scottish department stores in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow as well as its Hamilton Contact Centre, employing a total of 2,300 people in the country. John Lewis acquired its first Scottish shop in 1943 when it bought The Silk Shop in Edinburgh, and subsequently went on to open department stores in Edinburgh in 1973, Aberdeen in 1989 and Glasgow 1999.
John Lewis has been supporting Glasgow 2014 since the bid stage and we are delighted to continue our support by becoming the Official Department Store Provider of the Commonwealth Games.