Marks & Spencer

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M&S warns against separate post-Brexit labelling for goods sold in Northern Ireland
Retailer urges UK government not to consider such a move as it would mean ‘overbearing and prohibitive costs’ for exporters

Joanna Partridge

25, Jan, 2023 @1:06 PM

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Ocado has record Christmas sales but people are buying fewer items
Online grocer’s shares dive 5% on Tuesday morning as it says basket volumes fell down 8.3% on last year

Julia Kollewe

17, Jan, 2023 @10:09 AM

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Marks & Spencer to open 20 large shops, creating 3,400 jobs
Retail chain to launch ‘full-line’ stores in Liverpool, Manchester, Croydon, Leeds and other locations

Mark Sweney

16, Jan, 2023 @9:06 AM

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Five things we learned from Britons’ Christmas shopping
Online specialists took a hit, inflation is good and bad, and not everyone is skint – but they are nervous

Sarah Butler

13, Jan, 2023 @1:14 PM

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UK energy bills forecast to fall further in July; US inflation rate drops – as it happened
Investec predict UK energy bills will average £2,500/year in the second half of 2023 year, as US consumer price index falls to 6.5% in year to December

Graeme Wearden

12, Jan, 2023 @3:49 PM

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M&S enjoys a bumper Christmas with best ever food sales
Retailer boasts biggest share of clothing and homeware market in seven years, as Tesco hails festive boom

Sarah Butler

12, Jan, 2023 @8:32 AM

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UK retailers see 50% rise in Boxing Day shoppers over last year’s figures
Better-than-expected numbers after 2021’s Covid-hit Christmas remain well below pre-pandemic levels

Sarah Butler

26, Dec, 2022 @4:30 PM

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‘It’s more sustainable – and I still get to wear something new every weekend’: how rental fashion became big business
Once the preserve of A-listers going to award shows, high street brands are now making hiring clothes more affordable. But can renting really cure our addiction to throwaway fashion – and is it as good for the environment as many claim?

Chloe Mac Donnell

22, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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UK retailers launch discounting blitz after month of falling sales
Up to 50% discounts as cost of living crisis hits shopping budgets and mild weather leaves winter styles unsold

Sarah Butler

28, Nov, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Retailers hope busy shopping period will reduce stock filling up warehouses
Improved delivery times from suppliers has caught out many big-name shops such as Marks & Spencer

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Workers at Tesco and Morrisons factory set for five-week strike
Workers at the facility in Spalding that makes own-brand products for major supermarkets rejected a 6.5% pay offer

Joe Middleton

17, Nov, 2022 @7:47 PM

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M&S faces ‘gathering storm’ as profits plunge by 24%
Marks & Spencer says clothing, food and international sales fared well but ‘cost of doing business’ is affecting performance

Sarah Butler

09, Nov, 2022 @12:13 PM

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