For financial year 2013, Marks and Spencer group sales were up 1.3 percent. Underlying operating profit was down 3.5 percent. In the UK, underlying operating profit was down 2.2 percent. Underlying e

High street retailer Marks & Spencer has appointed Jo Jenkins, former Next executive, as its new director of lingerie and beauty. Jenkins replaces Janie Schaffer, who departed the company last mo

Marks and Spencer reported its fourth quarter trading statement ended March 30, 2013. The group delivered the strongest quarterly sales growth in the last two years. Group sales increased by 3.1 perc

The delay of spring weather has had many retailers into a clinch this season and now Marks and Spencer is also feeling the pinch. The unseasonably cold weather, which has seen snow across large parts

The Arabian emirate Qatar, or better its sovereign wealth fund, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), is not going to bid for the retail chain Marks & Spencer (M&S) after all as reported by B

Renowned fashion journalist, Hilary Alexander has been appointed by Marks & Spencer as a fashion consultant for its Per Una line. Alexander, who was previously fashion director at The Daily Teleg

Marks & Spencer has announced that all of its new stores will now have 'green' clauses as standard as it works with retail landlords to better manage the environmental performance of its building

Marks & Spencer suffered profits in the new year sales after it saw a slump in clothing revenues and market share. M&S saw sales of its fashion lines drop 1.3 percent in the 24 weeks to Janua

Retailer Marks & Spencer has announced that it is partnering with the British Style Council on a three year campaign to promote the ‘Best of British’ and celebrate British fashion,

Retailer Marks & Spencer is opening a two-day pop-up charity shop within its Marble Arch store as it teams up with Oxfam as part of its ‘Shwopping’ initiative. Running from January 24

Marks & Spencer reported that its group sale in 13 weeks ending December 29, 2012 increased 0.6 percent, while in the UK; it witnessed an increase of 0.3 percent. Like-for-like sales for the 14 w

In a bid to grow its brand in Asia, Marks & Spencer have launched a Chinese version of its e-commerce website as well as a dedicated retail space on, China’s largest business-to-c

Marks & Spencer is celebrating the registration of its one millionth Facebook fan by gifting every fan a penny to donate to charity. Over the next few weeks a specifically created Facebook app wi

Marks & Spencer is to open at midnight on Christmas Eve morning in 103 stores due to the restrictions on Sunday trading, which only allows for six hours of shopping. December 23 is traditionally

Marks & Spencer’s Shwopping campaign, a scheme dedicated to encourage shoppers to recycle clothes with special ‘drop’ off areas, has proved so successful, the giant retailer wil

Following the launch of what it claims is the world's most sustainable suit, Marks & Spencer has now turned its focus to men's outerwear by creating its first sustainable men's coat. The retailer

High street retailer Marks & Spencer has announced two new appointments to its general merchandise management team, completing the new team structure outlined by executive director of general mer

The veteran British retailer has seen its profit fall 9.6 percent during the first half of the year to 290 million pounds. They blame the 4.3 percent drop in like-for-like general merchandise sales i

Marks & Spencer Group has announced its results for first half of the year 2012-13 ended September 29, 2012. Its sales were up 0.9 percent to 4.7 billion euros (6 billion dollars). It reported un

British high street retailer Marks & Spencer has announced that it will enter four new European markets next month, with the launch of localised customer websites in Germany, Spain, Austria and

Giant high street retailer, Marks & Spencer, has come under fire for using “real women” in a new advertising campaign, with critics taking to social media to dispute the claim. Under

Following on from Matalan’s announcement to create 5,000 Christmas jobs, Marks & Spencer has launched its seasonal recruitment drive, and this year it plans on taking on 20,000 employees ac

Marks & Spencer, together with Oxfam, will be celebrating Wool Week with a live knitting installation in their Marble Arch store featuring New York artist Andrew Salomone.The campaign, part of th

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has a scheme for employing people with disabilities and health conditions. The scheme is called Marks & Start Logistics and it will employ people with disabilities a

In a time when technology has allowed the consumer to become ever more demanding and discerning about what they are buying, Yankeemagazines bagged some time with Ed Gribbin, president of Alvanon Inc, a

Mark & Spencer has stolen the limelight in the past week under alleged talks for a possible takeover. Since the 24th of August, M&S´s stock has rocketed in a matter of weeks from a year

Over the weekend, Marks & Spencer got behind Team GB and the Olympics success by creating a giant piece of clothing art to promote its Shwopping imitative, which encourages consumers to recycle o

Marks & Spencer has become the latest retailer to introduce less payment in its stores. Working in partnership with Streamline and Visa Europe, the retailer is initially making less

Lagging sales of clothing at M&S has prompted the departure of its head of merchandising and a re-shuffling of its team. The retailer stated it was struggling with stock issues and the wet weathe

Marks & Spencer released its interim management statement for the first quarter for fiscal 2012-13. The group sales declined 0.7 per cent while total sales in UK dipped by 0.9 per cent. Its food