Tag Archives: Marks & Spencer

M&S launches campaign featuring celebrities’ foodie favourites

M&S has unveiled the first of a series of digital films for this Autumn featuring a host of TV stars captured on screen sampling M&S Food. Celebrities Amanda Holden, Rochelle Humes, Paddy McGuinness and Emma Willis are taking part in M&S Food’s biggest ever social media campaign, which showcases new …

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M&S partners with Founders Factory

Marks & Spencer (M&S) today (Monday July 23) launched a joint venture partnership with Founders Factory focused on ‘discovering and developing’ start-ups. M&S will become Founders Factory’s exclusive UK retail partner, and invest in several start-ups sourced through Founders Factory’s global network. Co-founded by lastminute.com founder Brent Hoberman and Henry …

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New podcast takes listeners ‘behind the scenes’ at M&S

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a podcast series that goes behind the scenes of the retailer. Featuring interviews with M&S staff and guests from the world of business, government and campaign groups, it will tackle some of the issues facing business today, the history of the High Street and …

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M&S joins forces with Octopus Energy

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Octopus Energy announced a partnership today (Wednesday July 18) to supply energy and services under the M&S Energy brand from September. The retailer said the collaboration is designed to create ‘a more progressive, digital and commercial M&S Energy, that will deliver growth to the M&S …

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M&S report reveals the nation’s burger habits

Burgers are booming at Marks & Spencer (M&S), with record sales last month – up 49% on the previous year The retailer said: ‘As Britain goes burger mad, we’ve delved into the nation’s burger habits in a Burger Report: a snapshot of UK burger eating using YouGov research and M&S …

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M&S celebrates Royal Wedding by becoming ‘Markle & Sparkle’

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced a royal rebrand in honour of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tomorrow (Saturday May 19). M&S will become Markle & Sparkle for one weekend only (May 18-20). The official unveiling of the rebrand took place today at 10am at M&S’ Windsor …

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Marks & Spencer announces store closures

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced that six of its stores will close by the end of April, with a further eight proposed for closure. The retailer said staff from the six stores at Birkenhead, Bournemouth, Durham, Fforestfach, Putney and Redditch will move to nearby branches. The eight stores are …

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Marks & Spencer sells retail business in Hong Kong and Macau to Al-Futtaim

Marks & Spencer has today (Tuesday January 2) confirmed the sale and franchise of its retail business in Hong Kong and Macau to its long-established franchise partner Al-Futtaim. The sale, which completed on December 30, sees Al-Futtaim become the new sole franchisee for Marks & Spencer in Hong Kong and …

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House Beautiful Awards 2017 winners revealed

‘House Beautiful’ magazine celebrated the best in homes and interiors at its annual awards ceremony, held at IET London: Savoy Place last Thursday (November 16). The event was hosted by celebrity gardener and broadcaster David Domoney, who revealed the names of the following House Beautiful Awards 2017 winners: Home retailer …

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M&S presents ‘Paddington and the Christmas visitor’

Children’s book character Paddington bear is the star of Marks & Spencer’s Christmas campaign for 2017. The advert, entitled ‘Paddington and the Christmas Visitor,’ made its debut on TV and social media last Tuesday (November 7). It is a festive, family focused tale that tells the story of how Paddington …

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