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John Lewis of Hungerford reports flat sales and bolsters board

John Lewis of Hungerford

Luxury furniture maker and retailer of kitchens John Lewis of Hungerford expects sales to remain flat in the second half of its financial year, traditionally the stronger half of the year.

In a trading update for the year to 31 August 2017, the company announced that sales are expected to be £8.2m, generated by their 14 kitchen showrooms.

Check out the locations of the showrooms here

At the same time, the company has bolstered its board with the appointment of a non-executive director. James Barnard has joined John Lewis of Hungerford as a non-exec' with 17 years' experience in the home improvement sector, most recently as business unit director for kitchens and bathrooms at Wickes Building Supplies.

Gary O'Brien, chairman of John Lewis of Hungerford, said: "I am delighted that Jim has agreed to join the board. Having been working with the company in a consultancy capacity over the past six months I have seen at first-hand the skills he will bring to the board, utilising his wealth of experience in the sector."

Source: Insight DIY Team

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13 September 2017

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