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Laura Wade-Gery joins John Lewis Partnership board

John Lewis Partnership, has appointed Laura Wade-Gery as a non-executive director to its board. John Lewis Partnership is the parent company of department store group John Lewis and supermarket chain Waitrose. Laura previously worked for Marks & Spencer as multi channel executive director for five years until September 2016. Before …

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M&S partners with Wasabi to offer ‘sushi and theatre’

  Marks & Spencer (M&S) announced yesterday (Wednesday August 2) a trial of fresh sushi counters in partnership with sushi specialist Wasabi. The retailer said the aim of the initiative is to bring customers ‘expertly prepared fresh products, while improving the in-store experience with a touch of theatre’. The counters, …

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Which? names its top brands of 2017

Consumer watchdog Which? has revealed the winners of the 2017 Which? Awards. At a ceremony held in London on May 17, which was jointly hosted by Which? chief executive Peter Vicary-Smith and TV presenter Natasha Kaplinsky, Which? celebrated businesses across a range of sectors from retailers and home appliances to …

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M&S urges the nation to ‘spend it well’

Marks & Spencer has returned to the nation’s TV screens for the launch of a new brand campaign. The high street chain described its ‘Spend it Well’ push is ‘a call to action – designed to inspire and enable people to make every moment special by focusing on the quality …

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M&S names new managing director for clothing, home & beauty

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced the appointment of Jill McDonald, currently chief executive officer of Halfords, as managing director for 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 supply chain …

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John Lewis named best UK homewares retailer in GlobalData’s 2017 Customer Satisfaction Awards

John Lewis, Marks & Spencer and dominated proceedings at GlobalData’s 2017 Customer Satisfaction Awards, held on April 27 at The Royal Horseguards Hotel in London. Maureen Hinton, global research director at GlobalData Retail, said: “The top three winners prove that consumers respond well to retailers that make customers the …

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