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- Walker to face Â£30m M&S rejig. // Marketing Week;7/8/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p13
Reports that retailer Marks & Spencer (MBDH/TBWA &S) will review its media account, held by Walker Media, as part of an assessment of its supplier contracts. M&S confirmation of renegotiation talks with merchandise and food suppliers aimed at cutting costs; July 12, 2004, briefing scheduled by...
- "We Were Wrongly Priced and Wrongly Positioned". // Business Today;3/21/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p30
An interview with retailer Marks & Spencer Group PLC (M&S) chairman, Sir Stuart Rose, is presented. When asked about M&S' transition with its retail partners, he answers that their partnership with Mukesh Ambani and Reliance Retail is a right decision by the company and that they are happy with...
- Lord Stuart Rose's BSE bash beset with 'say no' cupcakes. // Grocer;10/17/2015, p77
The article reports on a celebration held by Stuart Rose, executive chairman of British retailer Marks & Spencer, for the launch of the Britain's Stronger in Europe (BSE) campaign, which was beset by what is described as poorly iced cupcakes handed out by people opposed to the campaign.
- M&S boosts furniture display after sales jump. Baum, Stephanie // Cabinet Maker;12/03/99, Issue 5166, p1
Announces the opening of Marks & Spencer's furniture department at its store in Camberley, Surrey, England on December 12, 1999. Size of the department; Furniture sales in the first quarter of 1999; Types of furniture sold at Marks & Spencer.
- M&S on... // Marketing Week;7/9/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 28, p19
An interview with Mark & Spencer (M&S) PLC chief Stuart Rose and chief marketing director Steve Sharp is presented. They said that the innovations M&S recently made were their products and marketing, Sharp said that the company is innovating everywhere, from the dine in for only Â£10 deal to...
- GREEN VS M&s: ROUND TWO. Mills, Lauren // In-Store;Jul2004, p17
Focuses on the plan of entrepreneur Philip Green to acquire M&S in Great Britain. Amount of cash offer rejected by the board of directors of M&S; Efforts of CEO Stuart Rose to convince the board of directors to reject Green's offer; Challenges faced by Green in facing investors.
- Green Gains Momentum on Eve of M&S Talk. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/12/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 7, p2
Reports that retail tycoon Philip Green has won the support of Marks & Spencer PLC (M&S) shareholders in allowing Green's Revival Acquisitions Ltd. access to perform due diligence in anticipation of a formal bid in London, England. British institutional shareholders that have given intention to...
- NEWS. // Design Week;7/15/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 29, p3
Presents news briefs pertaining to business and finance in Great Britain as of July 15, 2004. Higher Education Fund's offering of a grant to the Royal College of Art; Marks & Spencer Chief Executive Officer Stuart Rose's decision to eliminate the Lifestore concept.
- Rose: a new beginning for M&S or a goodbye note? // Cabinet Maker;7/16/2004, Issue 5397, p8
Focuses on the strategy outlined by Stuart Rose, CEO of Marks & Spencer, to restore the group's business and defeat Philip Green's ownership ambitions. Persons blamed by Rose for the neglect of the company's basic retail standards; Core strengths outlined by Rose; Debate over the reasons for the...