Marks & Spencer: New study reveals average Brit makes 15 decisions on autopilot a day

Average Brit says ‘yes’ to FOUR things they should say ’no’ to every day because they live in fear of letting others down London, 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The UK is an ‘autopilot’ nation in danger of sleep-walking through the choices we make, according to a new cultural report released today (11 May […]

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Make Every Moment Special With Marks & Spencer

London, 2017-May-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today (04 May 2017) returns to the nation’s TV screens as it launches its new brand proposition: ‘Spend it Well’. More than just a tagline, ‘Spend it Well’ is a call to action – designed to inspire and enable people to make every moment special […]

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Marks & Spencer appoints Jill McDonald to the new role of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty

LONDON, 2017-May-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer announces that Jill McDonald, currently CEO at Halfords, has been appointed to the new role of Managing Director, Clothing, Home & Beauty. Jill’s role will have overall profit and loss accountability for all aspects of the M&S non-Food business, from design and sourcing through to […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate

36 new stores to open in next six months Over 1,400 new jobs created Proposal to close six stores All colleagues in affected stores guaranteed redeployment in near-by stores LONDON, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today updates on its five-year programme to improve its UK store estate to better meet the […]

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Marks & Spencer commissioned the RSPCA to audit every single M&S dairy farm to RSPCA Assured Standards

All 40 farms to be audited RSPCA standard set to become minimum M&S requirement LONDON, 2017-Apr-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has today announced that it has commissioned the RSPCA to audit every single M&S dairy farm to RSPCA Assured Standards and committed to publishing the results on its website. In a full […]

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Marks & Spencer teams up with Ruby Wax to launch Frazzled Cafe in M&S stores

The number one bestselling author, comedian and leading mental health campaigner announces tie-up at London Book Fair LONDON, 2017-Mar-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has joined forces with number one bestselling author, comedian and leading mental health awareness campaigner Ruby Wax to launch Frazzled Cafe in M&S stores. Announced today at London […]

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Marks & Spencer completes consultation and reaches agreement with its national employee representative group on pay, premiums and pension

LONDON, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today (02 Sep 2016) announces that it has completed a thorough consultation with its national employee representative group (Business Involvement Group) on proposed changes to pay, premiums and pension and reached an agreement on a number of key issues. Sacha Berendji, Marks & Spencer Retail Director […]

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Marks & Spencer reports of 1.3% increase in Group sales during the 13 weeks to 2nd July

LONDON, 2016-Jul-07 — /EPR Retail News/ —  First quarter Total Food sales1 +4.0% -0.9% Clothing & Home sales1  -8.3% -8.9% M&S.com sales (memo only) +0.5% Total UK sales -1.1% -4.3% International sales (constant currency)2 +0.7% Group sales (reported) -0.4% Group sales (constant currency) -0.9% 1 Timing of Easter had an adverse effect of 0.5% on […]

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Marks & Spencer presented with 2016 NACS Insight International Convenience Retail Sustainability Award

LONDON, 2016-Jun-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has won the 2016 NACS Insight International Convenience Retail Sustainability Award, sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. The award was presented during the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe awards dinner in London on June 9. The award recognizes Marks & Spencer for its leadership in development […]

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Eco and Ethical Programme: Marks & Spencer releases its 2016 Plan A Report

2015/16 Plan A highlights Charity donations help reduce food waste by 9% Plastic microbeads removed to help protect marine life Clothing and food suppliers detailed on interactive supply chain map Only certified sustainable palm oil used in M&S products Nearly three quarters of M&S products have an eco or ethical quality 90% of Sparks card […]

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Marks & Spencer announces new management structure and changes to responsibilities of the Executive Directors

LONDON, 2016-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer today announces a series of changes designed to simplify its management structure in order to drive speedier decision making and move the business closer to its customers. As part of this there have been some changes to responsibilities of the Executive Directors.   Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne becomes […]

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All fishing boats supplying Marks & Spencer to be certified by Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) by 2021

All fishing vessels supplying M&S to be RFS certified by 2021 All UK vessels to be certified by 2017* Scheme promotes best-practice on crew welfare and responsible catching practices LONDON, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announces an industry leading commitment to help promote best practice welfare and environmental standards in […]

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Marks & Spencer and Alexa Chung launches new collection Archive by Alexa

LONDON, 2016-Apr-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Archive by Alexa brings together a modern icon of British style Alexa Chung, and a long standing icon of the British high street, Marks & Spencer. This is a unique approach to a collaboration. Using the rich and extensive Marks & Spencer Company Archive in Leeds*, Alexa and the […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on the industry-wide campylobacter challenge

LONDON, 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has today updated its case study on tackling the industry-wide campylobacter challenge.  The update includes test results from November 2014 to October 2015. To view the case study click here. For further information, please contact: Corporate Press Office 0208 718 1919 SOURCE: Marks and Spencer plc […]

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Marks & Spencer unveils its 2015 Christmas campaign

LONDON, 2015-11-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has today unveiled its plans for Christmas 2015 – putting a fresh, festive twist on its popular The Art of and Adventures In formats1 to deliver food & fashion campaigns that celebrate the many moments that make up Christmas. In a move away from […]

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Marks & Spencer and Breast Cancer Now plan to prevent 9,000 cases of breast cancer a year by 2025

Marks & Spencer and Breast Cancer Now unveil plans to help prevent 9,000 cases of breast cancer a year by 2025 LONDON, 2015-9-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today launches a new partnership with Breast Cancer Now which aims to raise £13 million over the next five years in a bid to […]

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Kingfisher: survey across Europe shows 85 per cent support for better laws that ensure the legality of wood products on the market

LONDON, 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingfisher plc, in conjunction with over 60 other timber-related business and seven trade federations, has signed an industry statement to secure measures to make the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) fully effective across the EU. Timber is an essential raw material for our business, used in up to 40% of […]

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Marks & Spencer joined forces with Joanna Lumley to launch new initiative Spark Something Good

LONDON, 2015-8-3— /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has today joined forces with Joanna Lumley to launch Spark Something Good. The new initiative aims to inspire and motivate employees and customers around the country to grab a shovel, pick up a paintbrush and take action for social good – donating time to their […]

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MARKS AND SPENCER QUARTER 4 2014/15: Food outperformed the market; General Merchandise performance improved

MARKS AND SPENCER GROUP PLC QUARTER 4 2014/15 TRADING STATEMENT 13 WEEKS TO 28 MARCH 2015 LONDON, 2015-4-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — ‘Food outperformed the market; General Merchandise performance improved’ Marks & Spencer continued to make strong progress against its four priorities for the year: 1) Food business outperformed the market Another strong performance in a difficult […]

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Marks & Spencer completed the installation of UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array

LONDON, 2015-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has completed the installation of the UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its East Midlands distribution centre in Castle Donington. With the final panel laid and the system fully commissioned, the solar PV array will span the site’s 900,000 sq ft […]

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Marks & Spencer updates on the growth plans for its China business

LONDON, 2015-3-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer has today provided an update on the growth plans for its China business. In line with prior announcements Marks & Spencer has today confirmed that: Marks & Spencer has a firm intent to enter key cities such as Beijing and Guangzhou from 2015/16. It will […]

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Marks & Spencer announces details of its five point action plan to tackle the industry-wide challenge of reducing levels of Campylobacter in whole chickens

Five point action plan rolling out across M&S supply chain M&S plan implemented since September already seeing step change in results LONDON, 2014-11-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) today announces details of its five point action plan to tackle the industry-wide challenge of reducing levels of Campylobacter in whole chickens. The […]

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Marks & Spencer installs UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its East Midlands distribution centre in Castle Donington

LONDON, 2014-10-23— /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced that it is installing the UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its East Midlands distribution centre in Castle Donington. The project, which is expected to be completedin early 2015, is being worked on in partnership with Amber Infrastructure. The solar PV […]

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Marks & Spencer to reduce its carbon footprint by over 6,400 tonnes with the acquisition of 35,000 Mega-Watt hours of biomethane certificates

LONDON, 2014-9-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Marks & Spencer (M&S) has agreed a landmark deal with Future Biogas for the purchase of 35,000 Mega-Watt hours of biomethane certificates, a move which will reduce its carbon footprint by over 6,400 tonnes and source the equivalent amount of energy to heat 15 M&S Simply Food stores […]

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High Tax Payers Are Taking Advantage Of Discount Vouchers To Make Up For Lost Earnings

DiscountVouchers.co.uk, the top site for discounts in the UK recently reported that big money earners are saving cash by using discount vouchers. The site said that visitors were at an all time high last month with over two million shoppers logging on. Around 61% of these came from high income groups. The data was released […]

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UK shoppers able to get more for their money through using popular online voucher codes service

DiscountVouchers.co.uk, the leading retail vouchers site, has introduced its latest batch of deals and offers to help the country’s consumers to save on essential items from top stores. The site is now home to new retail deals for money off fashions, accessories, family holidays and other items. Among the deals on show on the popular […]

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