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We look at the latest news from M&S, including its latest initiative to support British farmers, the expansion of its international online business, and the recent purchase of clothing retailer Jaeger.

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In our Easter retail execution report we looked at the key themes and featured exciting in-store theatre from around the globe this year. Below are five highlights we took away from the event. 1. Implementing learnings from Christmas 2020 Just like Christmas, Easter is one of the major seasonal events for FMCG. This Easter we saw retailers and brands using learnings from Christmas 2020 to...
EG Group, whose owners Zuber and Mohsin Issa are in the process of buying Asda from Walmart, has appointed retail heavyweight Stuart Rose as its new chair. Governance structures to be strengthened Rose, a former executive chair of M&S, is currently chair of Ocado, but will step down from this role in May. He will take up the new position at EG Group immediately and will work to develop impr...
At a time Steve Rowe believes it has become impossible to forecast with any degree of accuracy, M&S outperformed its previous COVID-19 scenario. The retailer's like-for-like food performance remains robust and this divsion's adjusted operating profit also improves. However, significant challenges remain for its clothing & home division, resulting in group revenue declining -15.8% and operating pr...



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Around this time last year, many countries globally were busy dealing with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with shoppers’, therefore, focused less on Easter celebrations. Despite the pandemic’s effects still being felt in many countries, brands and retailers are looking to inspire and excite shoppers this Easter to help create a memorable event.
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