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Customer Special Events: Christmas Shopping at John Barnes 1953
In 1953 the Partnership’s John Barnes department store, now Waitrose Finchley Road, offered this exclusive invitation to “Men Only” Christmas ...
Briefly John Barnes and Co. Ltd was originally set up in July 1898. From its prominent building on Finchley Road, the ...
Early Trading The Directors at John Barnes were undoubtedly confident in their brand new department store. First year fees totalled almost ...
Acquisition and the War Years
The Food Department
The famous food John Barnes reported its first £1000,000 turnover in 1948. Much of the store’s successful came from its now ...
John Barnes and Swiss Cottage
The New Hampstead Theatre Club
The Seventies: an uphill struggle
Brent Cross trumps John Barnes The dominance of the food hall over sales was frankly worrying for the rest of the ...
1981, a fateful year for John Barnes
The Food Department becomes Waitrose But the Partnership’s flirt with Finchley Road was by no means over. For the food department ...
John Barnes has gone through a number of changes since opening its doors in 1900. The latest of these is ...
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