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Bainbridges: Steps towards Eldon Square
The Partnership continues to make changes Throughout the 1960s, many of the old departments that had characterised the original Bainbridges store ...
Bainbridges: The steps towards Partnership acquisition
Despite avoiding material damage during the Second World War, it became obvious that a shake-up was required in order to ...
Prior to the launch of John Lewis as a national brand the Partnership’s department stores had their own distinct names ...
The acquisition of Bainbridges into the John Lewis Partnership
Acquiring a landmark On 2nd February 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. From 17th October to late on 18th, stock was ...
The War Years
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