John Lewis to open in-store health clinics

John Lewis is opening well being clinics in some shops because it tries to spice up flagging gross sales.

Shoppers will have the ability to get full-body checks for potential well being points, in addition to assessments for issues akin to vitamin deficiencies and hormone imbalances.

It’s setting them up with Randox Health and appointments are already bookable for subsequent month on the first clinic in High Wycombe.

They will even open at Bluewater and Cheltenham in December and January respectively, with the intention of opening extra throughout its 34 shops.

John Lewis already provides optician companies and sweetness and wellness clinics in some areas.

The new tie-up comes because the enterprise tries to spice up income and ship larger productiveness and effectivity.

However, the broader John Lewis Partnership – which incorporates Waitrose – not too long ago warned its transformation plan would take two years longer than anticipated.

The challenges have knocked its well-known annual bonuses, with employees getting nothing final yr.

Its boss, Dame Sharon White, additionally revealed final month she is going to step down when her five-year time period ends in February 2025.

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Randox has 20 UK branches and provides “innovative diagnostic technologies” for circumstances akin to coronary heart illness, diabetes and most cancers.

Its John Lewis deal will embody staffed ready areas and personal session rooms.

Naomi Simcock, govt director of John Lewis, stated: “As trusted stores for local communities across the country, we can play an important role by making services like healthcare and wellness more convenient and accessible.

“In Randox we’ve got an skilled and progressive companion to increase our vary of in-store companies, to assist clients proactively handle their well being and wellbeing.”