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Origins of Peter Jones
First shop Peter Rees Jones, the son of a Welsh hat-maker, came to London in 1867 and worked in several retail ...
A Peter Jones historic sewing machine, c.1890
I spotted this for sale at a flea market in Shoreham by Sea last weekend and thought it might be ...
The start of the relationship between Peter Jones and John Lewis
John Lewis purchases Peter Jones John Lewis had a thoroughly successful business in Oxford Street and was ready to expand and ...
Spedan grasps Peter Jones with two hands, 1920-1929
Bright young graduates and women During the next ten years Spedan continued to re-decorate and redesign the layout of the shop. ...
Spedan gives birth to the Partnership and Peter Jones is its cradle
Partnership Conceived “The Experiment in Industrial Democracy” that Spedan was to introduce into his Chelsea shop had its birth much earlier. In ...
Miss Lorimer, a Peter Jones Buyer in Asia
Spedan, woman graduates and oriental rugs By 1925, John Spedan Lewis was very anxious to bring a touch of the exotic ...
The rebuilding of Peter Jones, 1932-1936
Modernising Peter Jones By the early 1930’s, Spedan realised that Peter Jones was in need of a refurbishment. The Victorian layout, ...
Peter Jones, the Partnership and the War Years
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