John Lewis to introduce hub display
The next John Lewis At Home store will feature a new display method centred around a hub and roomsets.
Its Horsham, West Sussex store, which is due to open on 18 June, will present an edited selection of 16,000 products across furniture, furnishing accessories, homeware, technology and nursery departments. The hub will bring together all home services and allow customers to browse John Lewis’ full furniture range, whether in-store or via online portals, in one space. Surrounding the Home hub will 11 roomsets displaying various interior trends in an inspirational setting, and inside the hub customers will be able to coordinate their furniture, floor coverings and soft furnishings using John Lewis’ various design services with the help of staff.
The development, which has created a total of 217 new jobs, will see John Lewis At Home and Waitrose become truly integrated, giving customers the opportunity to browse both shops in one trip. John Lewis customers will be able to access all of the Waitrose catering facilities, including a juice bar, wine and beer bar, a new bakery and café. Customers will also be able to place johnlewis.com orders from within the branch, and collect online orders via Click & Collect.