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Marks & Spencer

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UK’s M&S seeks to turbocharge online sales with guest clothes brands

The UK's clothing sector has been hammered by COVID-19 lockdowns, forcing retailers to rely on online channels.

Apparel retailers cut orders while Asian factories fight to survive

Clothing brands in Europe and America are sitting on excess inventory and cutting back on spring orders.
international retail news

Retail news from around the globe

The top international retail stories this week.
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Retail news around the globe

From Ulta's partnership with Target in the US to Chipotle going digital, here is what's happening in the world of retail...

M&S hire to revive clothing sales

ASOS creates role to spark growth and more appointment news.

Retail news from around the globe

Walmart facing gender discrimination lawsuits; M&S expands Ocado partnership; and more.

Why retailers struggle to expand internationally

There’s no one-size-fits-all in international retailing.

Islamic clothing market to be worth US$88bn by 2025

Global Islamic clothing market expected to reach US$88.35 billion by 2025, study shows.

Former Asda executive joins Marks & Spencer

Andrew Mann will serve as Marks & Spencer's head of insight and customer loyalty.

Justin King joins Marks & Spencer board amid turnaround

Former Sainsbury's chief executive joins struggling department store.

Marks & Spencer profit rise, revenue falls amid store closures

CEO says business is "on track" to restructure store portfolio.

Retail news from around the globe

Struggling Sears seeks to buy time; Marks & Spencer tops anti-slavery list; Target ups ante in shipping wars, and more.

Marks & Spencer leads digital transformation

UK retailer launches retail data academy.

Marks & Spencer UK proposes axing 351 management jobs

Marks & Spencer to axe more than 300 jobs across the UK as it continues its restructure to counter falling sales.

14 million Aussies impacted by GST changes.

About 73 per cent of Australians purchase goods worth less than $1,000 from overseas retailers in the last two years.

Leading by design Down Under

After a long career leading operations for big UK firms, this executive is now raising the local profile of an iconic la...

Marks & Spencer to close 100 stores by 2022

UK department store accelerates transformation amid declining sales and profit

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Previous attempts to launch an upmarket grocer in Australia have failed - can David Jones make it work?

Former Target boss joins Marks & Spencer

Retail executive hops over to new role after eight months with previous employer.

“You talking to me?”

Brian Walker examines the art of telling your story.