Tag : Marks & Spencer
Profits drop at Marks & SpencerSubscription
Marks & Spencer CEO Steve Rowe has insisted there are “green shoots” in the business’ transformation plans, despite the retailer reporting a 9.9% drop in profit before tax and adjusting items for the year to 30 March 2019.
Customers’ expectations are changing, and retailers at the Drapers Digital Festival described how they are adapting.
M&S focuses on fit Subscription
Marks & Spencer has invested in a specialist fitting technology in a bid to drive sales and cut down returns.
Marks & Spencer is planning to simplify its clothing and home division, leading to 47 roles being made redundant, Drapers can reveal.
Frugi family prepares for a growth spurtSubscription
Under its new CEO, Hugo Adams, and chair Julia Reynolds, ethical kidswear brand Frugi is positioned for rapid growth. Drapers visits the brand’s headquarters in Cornwall to learn more about its expansion plans.
BRC launches new careers initiativeSubscription
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched a new initiative called Rethink Retail, which seeks to educate people about the evolving opportunities to carve out a career in the sector.
Marks & Spencer's Bonham Carter to join White Stuff Subscription
Marks & Spencer’s head of buying for womenswear, Paula Bonham Carter, is joining White Stuff as buying and design director, Drapers understands.
Senior departures at M&SSubscription
Marks & Spencer’s head of buying for womenswear and its head of merchandising for lingerie are leaving the business, Drapers can reveal.
John Lewis & Partners has slipped in the rankings for Britain’s best retail workplace from first to eighth place.
Sustainability has been a key theme in the fashion industry over the last 12 months but hosting the first ever Drapers Sustainable Fashion event last week highlighted how widespread the ambition is for fashion businesses to move towards a greener future.