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M&S consulting on payment hike of 15% for shop floor staff Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The retailer said it had used the introduction of the national living wage to look at pay

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Rowe's comments send shockwaves through the City Subscription

27 May 2016

Steve Rowe’s ascension to the Marks & Spencer hotseat was widely welcomed, but his first set of annual results at the helm of the high street stalwart sent shockwaves through the City.

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M&S marks four millionth customer for Sparks loyalty scheme Subscription

26 May 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Retailer planning more personalised offers to customers through the card while reducing price promotions

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Media Bites 26 May: M&S, BHS, Tesco Subscription

26 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Unsurprisingly M&S dominates the retail headlines this morning after its shares fell by more than 10% yesterday.

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City Snapshot: M&S profits drop 19.5% as it steps up convenience roll-out Subscription

25 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

M&S saw profit before tax drop 19.5% to £483.3m on revenues up 0.8% to £10.4bn

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M&S continues adventures with 'Spirit of Summer' ad campaign

11 May 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

M&S has launched 300 new lines inspired by the Americas

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Marks & Spencer signs up to RFS seafood standards pledge Subscription

19 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The retailer is the first UK supermarket to make a worldwide commitment to the Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS)

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M&S growth is flat but update 'better than feared' Subscription

08 Apr 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

M&S shares jumped 3.8% to 436.2p on Thursday morning – touching the highest level since early January


M&S to support Coeliac UK's nationwide awareness campaign

06 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Retailer will provide use of stores for charity’s national leafleting day in May

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Kitchen Table Projects links with M&S for pitching 'bootcamp'

29 Feb 2016 | By Simon Gwynn

Start-ups will have the chance to pitch for a listing with the retailer

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Marks & Spencer takes Make Your Mark programme to head office

23 Feb 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

M&S took on 19 graduates at its Paddington HQ this week

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M&S launches 'Adventures in Love' Valentine's Day TV ad

10 Feb 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The retailer highlights luxury products for a romantic night in

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M&S 'Adventures in Wonderfood' film showcases healthy eating

11 Jan 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

30-second clip pushes fruit and veg as an adventure

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Steve 'Trader Rowe' hailed as ideal CEO for Marks & Spencer Subscription

08 Jan 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Marc Bolland’s heir apparent at M&S is hailed as ‘incredibly effective trader’

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'Trader' Rowe to replace Bolland at M&S: what the analysts say Subscription

07 Jan 2016 | By Gavin Cleaver

Here’s what industry experts have to say about M&S’s dramatic announcement

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City snapshot: M&S CEO Marc Bolland steps down amid strong Christmas food sales but weak GM Subscription

07 Jan 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Marks and Spencer has announced this morning that Marc Bolland will step down as CEO after six years in the role

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Steve Rowe to replace Marc Bolland as M&S CEO in April

07 Jan 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Marks and Spencer announce that Marc Bolland wishes to retire as CEO in 2016


City snapshot: M&S shares hit by broker downgrade Subscription

23 Dec 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Marks & Spencer (MKS) shares slipped yesterday after one broker forecast a 5.5% slump

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M&S launches second wave of 'Adventures In Christmas' ads Subscription

27 Nov 2015 | By Charlie Taverner

M&S focuses on food in second Christmas ad push

M&S gets festive with The Art of Christmas Video

06 Nov 2015 | By Maddie Maynard

Seen through the eyes of eight-year-old Neve, the series includes The Art of Surprise and The Art of The Feast

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Media Bites 5 Nov: M&S, Asda, Whole Foods Subscription

05 Nov 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Unsurprisingly M&S’ half year trading results are the main topic of conversation in today’s papers.

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M&S hits three month share price high after first half sales increase Subscription

04 Nov 2015

Marks & Spencer has reported a 1.4% rise in first half sales to £5bn, driven by its continued outperformance of the troubled UK grocery sector.

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M&S website security lapse investigated Subscription

28 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Visitors to the M&S website were able to see other customers’ personal details last night

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M&S launches Sparks card to reward its 'members' Subscription

15 Oct 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

M&S says its new Sparks members club is about more than just loyalty

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M&S launches new nationwide food redistribution scheme Subscription

09 Oct 2015

Marks & Spencer is to launch a nationwide surplus food redistribution scheme as part of its commitment to tackling food waste.

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Give Steve Rowe a break over 'Mrs M&S' Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The M&S CEO’s analysis of his customer base is more nuanced than the Mrs M&S moniker suggests 

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Thai Green Curry Sticky Rice Chips: acid test Subscription

06 May 2016

These sticky rice chips are part of a savoury snacking category that is up £3.5% to £2.9bn

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Too posh to peel? M&S has a packaging problem Subscription

05 May 2016 | By Joanna Blythman

Even judged by M&S’ own luxuriously indolent standards, its new plastic pack of pre-cut avocado takes the breath away

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My Week… by Steve Rowe (as told to Bill Tush) Subscription

14 Jan 2016

I’ve worked at M&S since I was 14. Man and boy. I’ve seen a few changes let me tell you

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The Grill Fruity BBQ Bacon Belly Rib Strips: acid test Subscription

13 Aug 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Also including the likes of Pork Belly Hog Roast, Kentish Apple Sauce & Crackling Crumb…


Poshest Prosecco crisps: fizzy crunch time for M&S Subscription

17 Jul 2015

The only commodity crisis Bogof worries about these days is the Prosecco shortage

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M&S defies price war headwinds, but for how long? Subscription

02 Apr 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

The long-awaited rebound in general merchandise has understandably dominated coverage of Marks & Spencer’s full-year trading numbers, but the continued growth in food is no less notable.


Fairies fly back to serve up Marks & Spencer's Christmas menu

04 Dec 2014 | By Mark Dishman

Marks & Spencer’s initial Christmas ad focused on clothing – perhaps unsurprisingly…


Putting Palestinian food and drink on the map Subscription

15 Nov 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

When Zaytoun was set up 10 years ago as a community interest company to develop a market for artisan Palestinian food…


Marks & Spencer Mushroom Stroganoff: acid test Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Launched recently as part of M&S’s Vegetarian range, the retailer will be hoping this dish bucks the trend in the UK’s mea…

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Ifs and buts aside, Bolland is finally delivering on fashion Subscription

07 Nov 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Dressed in black suit, white shirt and black tie, Bolland said M&S was entering a phase of ‘delivery’

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Steve Rowe's Excellent Adventures: big interview Subscription

28 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Steve Rowe is a whirlwind. I’m on a guided tour of the Bromley store with the executive director of food at M&S…

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