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John Lewis Faces Backlash for Stocking Fees

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John Lewis department store at Ashford in Kent, England.

Department store John Lewis is facing a backlash from brands due to the fees it charges to stock products, per The Times.

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According to The Times, the company's chairwoman, Dame Sharon White, has enlisted Alix Partners to renegotiate supplier contracts, under which brands pay John Lewis up to 50% of every sale in commissions and fees.

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