From 120 entries, Grace Sherriff took home the coveted ASBCI Student Design Innovation Award 2009 sponsored by Marks & Spencer. As a recent graduate from the University of Huddersfield, she trium

UK retailer Marks and Spencer has cut its dividend by a third after reporting a fall in annual profits. According to the BBC 1he 125-year-old retailer said it had decided to rebase its dividend payme

Marks & Spencer is expected to bow to pressure to cut its dividend this week after suffering a 40% slump in annual profits. The board will meet tomorrow to finalise the dividend ahead of Tuesday'

Marks & Spencer will be celebrating its 125th birthday next week with a Penny Bazaar Bonanza for its customers. M&S will be kick-starting its birthday celebrations by going back to its roots

Marks & Spencer agreed to scrap a controversial surcharge for larger bras for its bigger-busted customers. M&S claimed the extra support needed for the larger bras meant it would be impossibl

In an opening presentation at the World Retail Congress this week, Guy Champniss, Director of Business Insights at Havas Media Intelligence, unveiled analysis from Havas Media’s proprietary fra

High street retailer Marks and Spencer is this week expected to announce it is to cut more than 1,000 jobs, the BBC has confirmed.The announcement will accompany its trading update for the Christmas

Forecasts for Marks & Spencer are being cut by City analysts in expectation that it will have a tougher time than predicted next year. Broker Pali International dumped the retailer just days befo

‘Flip-flops or fleeces? Weathering an unpredictable fashion climate’ is the title of the ASBCI Annual Industry Conference 2008. At the forum, fashion suppliers and industry experts will u

Marks & Spencer could face the ignominy of a "red top" warning from the Association of British Insurers if it fails to provide a full explanation for the elevation of Sir Stuart Rose to executive

Marks and Spencer is to begin charging its shoppers for carrier bags. Customers will have to pay 5p for plastic bags, with the money raised going to an environmental charity. Chief executive Sir Stua

Department store Marks&Spencers and textile charity Oxfam team up to launch UK’s biggest clothing recycling campaign to encourage consumers to recycle their clothes. ‘M&S and Oxfa

Marks & Spencer announces the launch of a brand new made-to-measure shirt service for men. Available exclusively online, customers can order individually styled and fitted made to measure shirts

Lily Cole has been signed as the new face of Marks & Spencer, the company has announced. M&S stated the contract is as much about Lily Cole's commitment to environmental issues as it with her

That supermodels may use drugs is hardly newsworthy. When a supermodel gets caught in a scandal, however, it’s a different story. In the wake of Jodie Kidd’s drug scandal, where a News of

A senior manager at Marks & Spencer's is thought to be the frontrunner for an executive role at internet lingerie retailer Figleaves. Figleaves chairman Daniel Nabarro is thought to want Nayna Mc

When a national retailer conducts a mid-season sale, the general concensus suggests a poor turnover of clothing sales. With Marks & Spencer clearing their winter stock in a mid-season sale, The D

High street sales jumped in June, according to the monthly British Retail Consortium and KPMG retail sales monitor. The upbeat message from the high street will be reinforced on Wednesday when Marks

Marks & Spencer supplier Desmonds has announced it will close three factories in Northern Ireland, with the loss of 500 jobs. Production from factories at Omagh in Co Tyrone, Swatragh in Co Derry