Sales of Home Cinema Systems Soar at John Lewis as Customers Bring the Excitement of the Big Screen Home.
Online PR News – 18-February-2010 – – Department store, John Lewis has reported that in the last six months sales of home cinema systems are up 30% as customers enjoy the excitement of the big screen from the comfort of their sofa at home. John Kempner, buyer for vision at John Lewis says, “Customers are choosing to buy higher end home cinema systems, which include Blu-ray technologies so they can immerse themselves in the latest blockbuster with the best picture and sound quality.”
John Lewis has also reported that sales of the Sony Playstation console with built in Blu-ray are currently up 120% on last year. Mike Khalfey, buyer for Information Technology at John Lewis says, “The feedback from our in-store partners is that young couples are buying the Playstation console because of the built in Blu-ray. It allows them to game in high definition as well as watching the latest films in the best possible quality with friends and family.”
John Kempner, buyer for vision at John Lewis says, “We have anecdotal evidence from our customers to suggest that there is a social trend for communal watching and home film clubs”
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John Lewis, ‘Britain’s favourite retailer 2009’ and 'Multiple Department Store of the Year 2009' typically stocks more than 350,000 separate lines. The website stocks over 100,000 lines focused on the best of fashion, beauty, home and giftware and electrical items including online exclusives. Johnlewis.com is consistently ranked one of the top online shopping destinations in the UK.