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Marks and Spencer to close six stores

Published on Thursday 20th of April 2017 10:15:24 AM in BBC

Marks and Spencer has named six stores which will close as part of chief executive Steve Rowe's plans to improve the business. The company said 380 staff would be affected but they would be guaranteed redeployment at a nearby store.M&S will also open 36 new stores ...

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