John Lewis weekly department store sales rise 6.2 pct

LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) - British retailer John Lewis on Wednesday gave the following sales figures for the latest week compared with a year earlier.

Week to Aug 26 4 weeks to Aug 26

Total sales 1.5 pct 2.4 pct Dept stores 6.2 pct 5.8 pct Food stores -1.4 pct 0.4 pct

(Reporting by Emma Rumney)