John Lewis

John Lewis
(also The John Lewis Partnership)
a British company that owns a chain of department stores (= large shops selling many types of goods). Employees are all partners in the company and receive a share of the profits each year. John Lewis also owns the supermarket chain Waitrose. The original John Lewis started the company with a small shop in Oxford Street in London in 1864.

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