John Lewis, Next report upbeat holiday results

Cooler autumn and winter weather and strong online sales proved a good combination for UK retailers John Lewis and Next, which reported strong like-for-like sales growth in December. John Lewis reported a 13% jump over last year, and Next saw its online sales grow 11.2%; analysts expect less growth in food sales when UK supermarket chains start announcing their holiday results next week.

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