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.
Fusion Amala Jacquard Duvet Cover and Pillowcase Set
Retailer John Lewis
said in a statement: "The story of a big hairy monster under the bed which keeps a child from sleeping is a universal tale which has been told many times over many years.
Helen Cahill, community liaison coordinator at John Lewis
Cardiff, said: "We're really proud to be supporting Marie Curie's Blooming Great Tea Party campaign and I know everyone at John Lewis
Cardiff is looking forward to welcoming customers to our own tea party in The Place to Eat.
Christine Kasoulis, John Lewis
buying director fashion adds: 'The introduction of Boden builds on our continued strategy to provide our customers with an inspiring selection of unique brands that they cannot find anywhere else on the highstreet.
Like many in the retail sector, John Lewis
has reported a challenging trading environment in recent years.
Other John Lewis
stores have also been given royal accreditation.
Knitters of all abilities are welcome to join the knitathon and bring their squares into John Lewis
or St Oswald's Hospice before the end of July.
There are some really good players in this market, but they probably have a different approach to us and, therefore, we feel that we can make a bit of a difference," Richard Ambler, head of product services for John Lewis
Dress, Coast - PS119; jacket, Coast - PS89; shoes, Miss Selfridge - PS39; bracelet, Cadenzza - PS129; bag, John Lewis
At its Robinson's shop-in-shop, John Lewis
will be doubling its product assortment compared to its existing international collaborations offering Dubai Festival City Mall's shoppers its label furniture, cookware, textiles, glassware and nursery products in addition to the retailer's household bed, bath, living and gifting assortments.
In a first for John Lewis
, customers will be able to choose from more than 100 treatments with trained stylists and therapists across hair, beauty and spa ranges.