John Lewis accused of bullying tactics

Adrian Holliday

Decent, fair, responsible John Lewis. That's the carefully preserved PR image, at least. The retailer has even won praise from Government for its co-operative business model.

But is the default store of choice for the middle classes right to demand discounts from suppliers - up to 5.25% on sales - if their goods sell well?%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%