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John L. Lewis

A 20th-century American union organizer. He served as president of the United Mine Workers of America and was instrumental in founding the Congress of Industrial Organizations. He fought for higher wages for coal workers and other industrial employees in the United States. He lived from 1880 to 1969.
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I am delighted to announce that the winner of this year's national John Lewis and Barnardo's Store Wars is none other than the fantastic Cardiff store.
The Birmingham store will be one of the largest John Lewis shops outside London.
Returning the focus back to opticians, Mr Ambler said: "Our customers are continuously looking to us to bring new and exciting developments in to our stores and John Lewis Opticians is a natural extension for us.
John Lewis said: "As we approach our busy Christmas period, we will be reducing the number of hot drink and cake vouchers issued to customers as our cafes and restaurants become extremely busy during this time and we want to make sure our customers experience the high standards of service they expect from us.
This will be the only full line department store - with 350,000 product lines - that John Lewis will open in 2015.
Speaking about the completion of the project UK Country Director Alex Verbeek said: "Our relationship with John Lewis goes back many years and we are very pleased to have been chosen again to deliver this brand new facility and fuel their next phase of growth.
John Lewis revealed proposals last month to cut back its final salary pension scheme, which is one of the most generous in Britain, with plans to switch to a hybrid defined benefit and defined contribution scheme.
Wendy Boycott, manager of Premier store in Harlech, said: "I was very pleased to hear that John Lewis is now offering a collection service through CollectPlus in Harlech.
Isabella Miller, managing director at John Lewis Newcastle, said: "Through initiatives like the programme, we are able to continue to motivate and engage our partners.
The backgrounds are purposefully simple with a wash of colour representing the John Lewis Insurance colours.
Centriforce will collect more than 3,000 tonnes of plastics waste from John Lewis and Waitrose distribution centres across the UK annually and bring the waste to its Liverpool manufacturing centre.
John Lewis boss Andy Street said the ads ensured the chain was talked about and that it also enjoyed a flight to trust in the wake of Comet's collapse and controversy over rival Amazon's tax affairs.