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Prior to the launch of John Lewis as a national brand the Partnership’s department stores had their own distinct names ...
Steps towards Eldon Square
The Partnership continues to make changes Throughout the 1960’s, many of the old departments that had characterised the original Bainbridges store, ...
The acquisition of Bainbridges into the John Lewis Partnership
Acquiring a landmark On February 2nd 1953, Bainbridge of Newcastle was acquired by the John Lewis Partnership. The business was a focal ...
The grand opening of Bainbridges, Eldon Square
Brand new Bainbridges Building, which began in 1973, was completed in 1976. On Sunday 17th October to late on Monday 18th, ...
The steps towards Partnership takeover
Entire shake-up Despite avoiding material damage during the Second World War, it became obvious that an entire shake-up was required in ...
The War Years
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