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John Lewis Partnership to open new outlet in London

RBR Staff Writer Published 28 August 2013

UK-based retailer John Lewis Partnership is planning to open a new store at Westfield London shopping center.

The retailer is expected to enter into an agreement with Westfield London for a new store of expansion plan.

Westfield London is planning to expand its center with an investment of £1bn. This expansion plan includes 550,000ft² of retail space, 1,500 homes, restaurants and offices, The Telegraph reported.

A John Lewis Partnership board meeting is scheduled in September 2013 to decide on the opening of its fourth store in Westfield London center.

Following the launch the new store, it will be the company's first in west London.

John Lewis Partnership managing director Andy Street aims to increase the company outlets to 60 from the current 39.

The company-operated 39 outlets include 30 department stores and nine John Lewis at home.

John Lewis Partnership's new outlets are coming up in Birmingham and York and also in Guildford and Manchester.