Tales from the archive The John Lewis Partnership (ep 1)

Hannah Raeburn is the Digital Archivist at The John Lewis Partnership, the Partnership owns and operates two of Britain’s best-loved retail brands — John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners. Established nearly a century ago, the Partnership is now the largest employee-owned business in the UK, with more than 80,000 employees who are all Partners in the business and share in its profits.

In this first episode we hear from Hannah on how the archive team have used technology to improve efficiencies and engage partners and customers by bringing to life the history of the business, through product innovation and storytelling. Hannah explains how the archive team are able to demonstrate real business value and deliver a better understanding to senior stakeholders of the role the archives play in the future of this quintessential British brand. 

Listen, share and enjoy as we journey into the corporate archives of The John Lewis Partnership

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About the Podcast Series

The Tales from the archive series delivers behind the scenes access to the archives from some of the worlds best known organisations. Journey with us as we explore how the corporate archive has become the trusted source of critical long-term business records and brand assets. The series features guest speakers who are using digital preservation to ensure they can quickly respond to compliance and litigation challenges and unlock the value of their brand heritage.

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