Reader's letter - Sheffield's John Lewis store was 'totally drab and uninspiring'

It was most interesting to read the article (The Star, October 22) ‘Time to start debate on the future of John Lewis’.
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Well, with my working knowledge of department stores, and retailing generally, I totally agree, with Tom Hunt and Adam Park, about the ‘snailpace’ of Sheffield City Council’s indecision, on what to do, with John Lewis.

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In my opinion, John Lewis needed a total refurbishment at least 40 years ago, as I regarded the store as totally drab and uninspiring, to shoppers, and myself.

John Lewis in Sheffield.John Lewis in Sheffield.
John Lewis in Sheffield.
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Apparently the La Samaritaine department store in the centre of Paris, (the City of Light, no less!) re-opened, after an extensive refurbishment. So why can’t Sheffield do the same?

Steven Davis

Totley Rise, Sheffield, S17