John L. Lewis

(redirected from John Lewis)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
John Lewis & Partners Leckford Doll's House GBP100
@Emily_Hilson said: "I bet Lewis Capaldi does this year's John lewis Christmas Advert for sure."
The news comes weeks after John Lewis warned that its annual staff bonus is under threat for the first time in living memory as it battles challenging trading conditions.
But despite its falling profits, a spokeswoman for the firm - which also owns supermarket giant Waitrose - said there were no plans to announce John Lewis store closures or further job cuts.
"This decision applies to all John Lewis Department stores, JohnLewis.com and Waitrose.
The trial has seen John Lewis pay PS4 for a pair of broken cashmere gloves bought in 2015, PS8 for a pencil skirt bought in 2014 and PS11 for a top bought in 2016.
Peter Cross, customer experience director for John Lewis said: "Retailers have talked about 'retail theatre' but as shopping habits change this has never been more important.
'We are really excited to be going into John Lewis. It marks the coming together of two great British brands' says Jill Easterbrook, Boden CEO.
In 2008, the Oxford Street store, the first John Lewis store which opened in 1864, was awarded a British royal warrant as 'suppliers of haberdashery and household goods.'
John Lewis last year, and will soon roll out to a total of nine locations.