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John Lewis Partnership licenses GL Wand from Excel4apps

20 April 2010
Excel4apps announced that the John Lewis Partnership, a large retail organization based in London, United Kingdom, has selected GL Wand to complement its Oracle Financial reporting toolset. The John Lewis Partnership is a visionary and successful way of doing business, boldly putting the happiness of Partners at the centre of everything it does. It's the embodiment of an ideal, the outcome of nearly a century of endeavour to create a different sort of company, owned by Partners dedicated to serving customers with flair and fairness.

All 70,000 permanent staff are Partners who own 29 John Lewis shops (28 department stores and one John Lewis at home), 228 Waitrose supermarkets (www.waitrose.com), an online and catalogue business,johnlewis.com (www.johnlewis.com), a direct services company, Greenbee (www.greenbee.com), a production unit and a farm with a turnover of nearly £7.4 billion last year. Partners share in the benefits and profits of a business that puts them first. For more information about the John Lewis Partnership, please visit www.johnlewispartnership.co.uk.
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