Top boss to talk on his plans for city

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THE boss of high street retailer John Lewis will reveal why his business has chosen Leeds for its major new store when he speaks at a business event in the city on Tuesday.

The firm’s managing director, Andy Street, will be at the Leeds Chamber Business Lunch to be held at the Queens Hotel.

A new John Lewis store covering 260,000 sq ft will be the anchor shop for the proposed £675m Eastgate and Harewood Quarter development.

Tickets for the event are £45 plus VAT for Chamber members and £60 plus VAT for non-members. They can be booked from the Chamber events team on 0113 247000 or at

Gary Williamson, chief executive of the Chamber, said: “We are delighted to welcome Andy to Leeds to talk about his experiences running one of the biggest retail giants in the UK and his investment plans in the city.”

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