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Morrisons to cater for autistic shoppers with “Quieter Hour” initiative

Morrisons to cater for autistic shoppers with “Quieter Hour” initiative

19/07/2018 - 11:35
Morrisons has become the latest retailer to launch a “Quieter Hour” designed to make stores more comfortable for shoppers with autism. read more
M&S to begin labelling avocados with lasers

M&S to begin labelling avocados with lasers

20/06/2017 - 11:18
Marks & Spencer has begun labelling avocados with lasers rather than stickers in an attempt to become more environmentally friendly. read more
Amazon set to launch its own fashion label in the UK

Amazon set to launch its own fashion label in the UK

17/02/2017 - 14:01
Amazon is set to launch its own fashion label in the UK and has recruited senior buying experts from Primark and M&S, according to Drapers. read more
Christmas cracker for Marks & Spencer

Christmas cracker for Marks & Spencer

13/01/2017 - 14:08
Clothing and homeware sales — the nub of new CE Steve Rowe’s recovery strategy — rise for the first time in two years read more
M&S breaks tradition, gets more agile in style - UK

M&S breaks tradition, gets more agile in style - UK

06/03/2015 - 09:54
London - Shoppers usually blame dowdy clothes and tired stores for the painful decline of Britain's former retail powerhouse Marks & Spencer (M&S). However, the parts of the business that customers never see could hold the key to its revival. read more
M&S clothes lose universal appeal - UK

M&S clothes lose universal appeal - UK

20/01/2015 - 12:28
London - For generations, British children went to school in Marks & Spencer's clothes, teenagers turned to it for first interview suits and shoppers of all ages bought its underwear. read more
Online delivery woes affect M&S sales - UK

Online delivery woes affect M&S sales - UK

09/01/2015 - 13:01
London - Marks & Spencer missed Christmas sales forecasts, hit by delivery problems at its online business and raising fresh questions about CEO Marc Bolland's turnaround strategy for Britain's biggest clothing retailer. read more
John Lewis may rein in Black Friday push - UK

John Lewis may rein in Black Friday push - UK

06/01/2015 - 12:27
London - British department store chain John Lewis enjoyed the most lucrative week in its 150-year-history thanks to "Black Friday" business, which helped to drive sales nearly five percent higher in the five weeks to December 27. read more
M&S shoppers queue or order online - UK

M&S shoppers queue or order online - UK

09/12/2014 - 10:01
London - Marks & Spencer, Britain's biggest clothing retailer by sales admits that it has been forced to extend delivery times for online orders as a new distribution centre has struggled to cope with heavy Christmas demand. read more
M&S names new finance chief - UK

M&S names new finance chief - UK

18/11/2014 - 10:06
London - British retailer Marks & Spencer on Monday named John Lewis' chief financial officer Helen Weir as its new finance head. read more
Hope for women's clothing as M&S profits rise - UK

Hope for women's clothing as M&S profits rise - UK

06/11/2014 - 11:00
London - A glimmer of improvement in women's clothing helped British retailer Marks & Spencer to post its first rise in first-half profit for four years, though analysts said it is too soon to declare a turnaround after years of false dawns. read more
New Tesco boss gets R66m “golden hello” - UK

New Tesco boss gets R66m “golden hello” - UK

28/10/2014 - 10:42
London - Embattled British retailer Tesco Plc has handed its new boss Dave Lewis a potentially lucrative “golden hello”, awarding him options for 1.66 million shares to compensate for benefits he surrendered when he quit his previous job.  read more
Tesco earnings hole may be less than thought - UK

Tesco earnings hole may be less than thought - UK

20/10/2014 - 10:09
London - The world's third largest retailer, Tesco, will state next week that it overestimated earnings by less than the £250m which it previously announced, Sky news reported on Saturday, citing an unnamed banking source. read more
Price cuts no quick cure for Tesco's ills - UK

Price cuts no quick cure for Tesco's ills - UK

10/10/2014 - 10:59
London - Cheaper meat and vegetables should draw shoppers back into Tesco stores but it will take time for the new boss of Britain's biggest grocer to win back market share. read more
Tesco's £250m black hole raises questions - UK

Tesco's £250m black hole raises questions - UK

03/10/2014 - 10:09
London - "Things are always unnoticed, until they're noticed," Tesco chairperson Richard Broadbent said when asked how Britain's biggest retailer had failed to spot a £250m sized hole in its first-half profits. read more
Tesco new finance chief to start sooner - UK

Tesco new finance chief to start sooner - UK

23/09/2014 - 11:02
London - Tesco, Britain's biggest grocer, said Alan Stewart, will join the firm as chief financial officer from Tuesday, rather than the previously announced date of December 1. read more
M&S patches up 'consumer love affair'

M&S patches up 'consumer love affair'

15/08/2014 - 09:48
London - British retailer Marks & Spencer is close to having both its food and general merchandise divisions "firing on all cylinders" and expects a better Christmas after poor clothing sales hit last holiday season, according to its food business head. read more
Marks & Spencer loses UK clothing share

Marks & Spencer loses UK clothing share

24/03/2014 - 07:24
London - Marks & Spencer, Britain's biggest clothing retailer, lost market share over the last three months, industry data showed, , reversing a small gain late last year that was heralded by its chief executive as a sign his recovery plan was working.  read more
UK: Former M&S clothing boss quits ASOS

UK: Former M&S clothing boss quits ASOS

24/07/2013 - 12:07
London - Kate Bostock, one of the biggest names in Britain's retail industry, has quit ASOS after just seven months, deciding the fast-growing online fashion firm wasn't for her. read more
Marks & Spencer clothing sales fall

Marks & Spencer clothing sales fall

11/07/2013 - 11:02
London - British retailer Marks & Spencer on Tuesday posted an eighth consecutive quarterly fall in underlying sales of general merchandise, though the outcome did represent a slowing in the rate of decline. read more
UK: M&S reports second year of profit decline on fashion-line woes

UK: M&S reports second year of profit decline on fashion-line woes

21/05/2013 - 09:06
Marks & Spencer Group Plc (MKS), the U.K.’s largest clothing retailer, said annual profit fell 5.8 percent as consumers spent less on its fashion goods, even as food sales increased.  read more
M&S rues cost of stock shortages

M&S rues cost of stock shortages

19/04/2012 - 10:19
UK retailer Marks & Spencer has been hit by stock shortages caused by what the group’s CEO referred to as ‘not perfect buying’ read more
France champagne maker introduces English sparkling wine

France champagne maker introduces English sparkling wine

09/01/2012 - 08:06
France-based Grand Cru Vineyard has released the English fizz wine, Meonhill, made from grapes grown from rootstocks planted in Hampshire.  read more
Woolies continues bull run

Woolies continues bull run

09/12/2011 - 08:50
South Africa's Woolworths continues its bull run, jumping 2 percent to 40.84 rand. read more
Marks & Spencer Falls Out of Fashion With Britain’s Big Spenders

Marks & Spencer Falls Out of Fashion With Britain’s Big Spenders

27/10/2011 - 10:06
British grandmothers may still be buying underwear and sweaters at Marks & Spencer Group Plc. Their daughters are spending their money elsewhere.  read more
Marks and Spencer Group Plc Announces Robert Swannell as its New Chairman

Marks and Spencer Group Plc Announces Robert Swannell as its New Chairman

24/08/2010 - 00:00
Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) today announces the appointment of Robert Swannell to its Board. Robert, 59, will join the Board on 4 October 2010 as a Non-Executive Director prior to taking up his position as Chairman on 4 January 2011. read more
M&S is UK’s ‘most trusted retailer’ says YouGov survey

M&S is UK’s ‘most trusted retailer’ says YouGov survey

23/07/2010 - 00:00
Marks & Spencer (M&S) is Britain's most trusted retailer for the second year in a row, according to a new online YouGov survey commissioned by marketing communications agency Baber Smith. read more