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2010-11-02 09:21:00

LONDON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its marketing campaign for Christmas. Peter Kay joins the line-up of M&S models - including Dannii Minogue, Twiggy, and Jamie Redknapp - for a dance themed clothing ad. This year's M&S Christmas strap line: "Don't put a foot wrong this Christmas." The campaign kicked off at the beginning of November with the first TV airing of the clothing ad and the launch of the microsite. The much anticipated...

2009-11-12 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Plus-Size Fashion- 2009 Edition http://www.reportlinker.com/p0163795/Plus-Size-Fashion--2009-Edition.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire In terms of retail sales value, the total UK market for women's plus-size fashion increased by more than a quarter between 2003 and 2008. Sales have been driven by growth in the proportion...

2009-09-09 06:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, England, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLogis (NYSE: PLD), a leading global provider of distribution facilities, announced today it has signed a new lease agreement at ProLogis Park Stoke in the UK for 382,000 square feet to Marks & Spencer, a leading UK retailer. "ProLogis' flexibility has resulted in the smooth and swift completion of this third-quarter transaction and has provided Marks & Spencer with a new building that provides additional distribution space...

2009-05-19 06:22:00

LONDON, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a video interview M&S Chairman Stuart Rose looks at the UK retailer's results for the 52 weeks ended 28 March 2009. He discusses current trading, performances in the group's Food and General Merchandise businesses, International and Online operations, the 20:20 change programme plus outlook. In a separate interview Ian Dyson, Group Finance and Operations Director, analyses the numbers. The interviews, transcripts and podcasts are...

2009-04-28 00:15:00

HONG KONG, April 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Global brands Ahlens, Auchan, Coles Group, Dollar General, Li & Fung, Marks & Spencer, Monsoon Accessorize, Otto International and Sears are signed up to participate in the China Sourcing Fairs: Gifts & Premiums, Fashion Accessories and Underwear & Swimwear in Hong Kong. These are the final three shows of seven specialized events in Hong Kong which Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) ( http://www.globalsources.com ) has...

2009-02-05 16:01:54

British retailer Marks & Spencer has won a refund for taxes paid on sales of a snack that was eventually found to be exempt from taxation. Members of the House of Lords ruled that Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs must refund the $5.1 million in taxes that Marks & Spencer paid for sales of its marshmallow tea cakes between 1973 and 1994, when authorities ruled that the food items are cakes, which are exempt from taxation, and not luxury snacks subject to the value added tax, The...

2009-01-07 13:29:33

British retailer Marks & Spencer said it would trim 1,230 jobs and close 25 Simply Food outlets after posting declining sales for its holiday shopping season. The job losses include 780 store positions and 450 staff positions at the company's main office, The Times said. M&S Chairman Stuart Rose said the company was right to give customers a Christmas with two sales days that included discounts up to 20 percent on some items. The company also said it would adjust early retirement...


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