Strong upturn for M&S furniture sales
- Hold tight, M&S shares on the move. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;09/10/99, Issue 5154, p7
Highlights Marks & Spencer's market share gain despite downgrading by market analysts on the company's design quality for the autumn of 1999. Updates on the stock performance of other furniture companies; Share updates on furniture retailers, manufacturers and suppliers as of September 6, 1999.
- Mixed fortunes as high street recovers from the seasonal highs and lows. // Frontline Solutions;Feb2002, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p13
Reports on the Christmas sales of Marks and Spencer company. Increase on sales; Comment from the Financial Times Lex; Recovery of high street business.
- Sparks fly as British firm e-mails pink slips to Paris. Ford, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;4/3/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 89, p7
Reports on the plans of Marks & Spencer to close 18 stores in France and cut 4,000 jobs.
- Call for caution over scrapping of final salary schemes. // Personnel Today;3/12/2002, p3
Reports the implication of the closing of the final salary pensions schemes upon the expansion of Marks & Spencer in Great Britain. Development of the occupational pension schemes; Alternative ways of funding the employee contributions.
- M&S opens Home store. // Housewares;Sep/Oct97, Issue 136, p6
Announces that Marks and Spencer has opened a stand-alone home furnishings store in York in August of 1997. Description of the Coppergate store; M&S home furnishings sales.
- M&S targets its managers. // Marketing Event;Mar1997, p10
Reports on Marks & Spencer PLC's launch of an internal management initiative at its head office using a walkthrough installation created by Prop Shop.
- M&S yearly profits up 5%. // DIY Week;6/4/2010, p02
The article reports on the 4.6 percent increase in the profit of Marks & Spencer (M&S) for the year ended March 27, 2010.
- Marks & Spencer Shocker: New See-Through Blouses. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/30/2000, Vol. 180 Issue 41, p4
Reports on London, England-based Marks & Spencer's decision to replace its frumpy green and navy staff uniform with cream-colored blouses that were see-through. Complaints from female employees; Company's plan to introduce another blouse in a heavier fabric.
- M&S fills out its sandwiches. // Grocer;10/1/2011, Vol. 234 Issue 8024, p9
The article reports on the move by Marks & Spencer to add extra fillings to its sandwich offerings without increasing the price.