Though the John Lewis in Oxford Street is larger, has a more varied stock on display and a Food Hall in the basement, in many ways I prefer Peter Jones – especially since it was re-vamped in 2004 . And I prefer their tea & scones.
Some people are already prospecting for Christmas presents. Our best and oldest friends have to shop for five children and their partners, thirteen grandchildren and a band of valued employees who have been with them for years and merit individual personal gifts. They have to start their shopping ‘marathon’ early.