John Lewis enjoyed a bumper week for furniture sales, with sales more than doubling.
Furniture sales rose by 121% in the week to 2 June, helped by an increase in outdoor furniture ahead of the Jubilee weekend.
'Beds and bedroom also performed well at more than 20% as new ranges entered the assortment,' says Simon Williams, John Lewis head of corporate sales.
Overall home sales rose by 9.3% as total sales leapt by 15%. The chain's sales for the 15 week period are now 12.7% higher than last year.