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https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/oct/16/john-lewis-to-build-rental-homes-at-20-of-its-uk-sites

John Lewis is to become a major landlord, aiming to build rental homes at 20 of its sites around the UK as part of a strategy to rebuild profits to £400m within five years.

The retailer, which also owns Waitrose, said the new homes could be built above or beside stores or on other land it owns, and would be furnished with products from John Lewis department stores. Residents would also be able to order food deliveries from Waitrosesupermarkets. It is aiming to make planning applications for two sites in Greater London in the new year.

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https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/oct/16/john-lewis-to-build-rental-homes-at-20-of-its-uk-sites

John Lewis is to become a major landlord, aiming to build rental homes at 20 of its sites around the UK as part of a strategy to rebuild profits to £400m within five years.

The retailer, which also owns Waitrose, said the new homes could be built above or beside stores or on other land it owns, and would be furnished with products from John Lewis department stores. Residents would also be able to order food deliveries from Waitrosesupermarkets. It is aiming to make planning applications for two sites in Greater London in the new year.

Cool, should be the cheapest like for like monthly rent in those areas based on square footage prices, becasue John Lewis are "Never Knowingly Undersold". so if after you move in, another landlord will rent you a similar property in that area cheaper, JL will refund the difference, monthly. 

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Cool, should be the cheapest like for like monthly rent in those areas based on square footage prices, becasue John Lewis are "Never Knowingly Undersold". so if after you move in, another landlord will rent you a similar property in that area cheaper, JL will refund the difference, monthly. 

Afraid no longer.;)

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/john-lewis-ditch-never-knowingly-22566082

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https://www.theguardian.com/business/2020/oct/16/john-lewis-to-build-rental-homes-at-20-of-its-uk-sites

John Lewis is to become a major landlord, aiming to build rental homes at 20 of its sites around the UK as part of a strategy to rebuild profits to £400m within five years.

The retailer, which also owns Waitrose, said the new homes could be built above or beside stores or on other land it owns, and would be furnished with products from John Lewis department stores. Residents would also be able to order food deliveries from Waitrosesupermarkets. It is aiming to make planning applications for two sites in Greater London in the new year.

Disgusting.  Last time I give these ****s my cash

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