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....”. He said many of the stores had been Woolworths or Marks & Spencer outlets. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The warm spring has also put British-grown asparagus on shelves earlier than usual. The first spears of the season have already gone on sale at Marks & Spencer. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....BA recently introduced a new food policy on its short-haul economy service. It advertised the fact that travellers now have to pay for on-board food as a great step forward, particularly as there would be a choice of Marks & Spencer goodies. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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BA has its head in the clouds over buy-on-board food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 30th of March 2017 06:00:19 AM
....BA recently introduced a new food policy on its short-haul economy service. It advertised the fact that travellers now have to pay for on-board food as a great step forward, particularly as there would be a choice of Marks & Spencer goodies. ...
Poundland takes on Asda with low-cost clothing range image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:34:00 PM
Cauliflower prices slashed as UK's warm weather leads to glut image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 05:05:46 PM
....The warm spring has also put British-grown asparagus on shelves earlier than usual. The first spears of the season have already gone on sale at Marks & Spencer. ...
Google to overhaul advertising policies after growing boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 09:48:57 AM
. Google has promised a wide-ranging overhaul of its advertising policies in response to a growing boycott of the company’s platforms from leading brands and advertisers including the UK government, Marks & Spencer and McDonald’s. ...
Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:23:08 PM
....The government and several high-profile companies have suspended adverts, or are reviewing whether to do so, after it emerged that extremists including Duke were able to profit from adverts on Google’s network. Marks & Spencer became the latest company to pull advertising from Google on Monday, adding its name to a growing list that includes government departments, major advertising agencies and well-known companies. ...
Unilever bids to heal shareholder rift amid 'garage sale' warnings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 01:46:15 PM
....But the company also remains committed to fending off any renewal of Kraft Heinz’s interest, which comes amid support from the former City minister Paul Myners. Lord Myners, who chaired Marks & Spencer when it fought off a bid from the BHS tycoon Sir Philip Green, upbraided the prime minister for not doing enough to “protect prize assets” in an editorial for the Sunday Telegraph. ...
Zara founder to receive £1.1bn payout after record sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 10:47:42 AM
....4bn in its warehouses, technology, new stores and online expansion. Sales grew in all markets, including the UK – where some rivals, such as Next and Marks & Spencer, have found trade tough. ...
M&S launches mental health drop-ins as part of Ruby Wax project image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:56:46 PM
. Marks & Spencer is to host mental health drop-ins in its store cafes as part of an initiative designed to soothe stressed shoppers. ...
Sick Parcelforce couriers can be charged up to £250 if they can't find cover image
. Parcelforce couriers who deliver packages for Marks & Spencer, John Lewis and Hamleys can be charged up to £250 a day if they are off sick and cannot find someone to cover their shift. ...
Sick DPD couriers face £150 charge if unable to find cover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 07:39:12 PM
If EU workers go, will robots step in to pick and pack Britain’s dinners? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 04:00:05 PM
.... Hence the appeal of those machines. Harry Hall, managing partner of Hall Hunter Partnership, which supplies strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries to customers including of Marks & Spencer and Waitrose, told the National Farmers Union conference in Birmingham this week that he thinks robotic picking machines, which use 3D cameras and sensors to automatically gauge when fruit is ready before picking and grading it ready for shipment, are not yet economically viable. ...
Waitrose voted UK's best supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:01:26 AM
. Waitrose, Iceland and Marks & Spencer have bagged the top slots in a supermarket survey based on customers’ levels of satisfaction when shopping in store and online. ...
Fraud case and falling share price take shine off Lloyds’s farewell to taxpayer image
.... It devoured deals even as others were pulling back, often in commercial property, and not just in the UK but in Ireland and Australia too, where among the more quirky investments that have been sold off is a 16-metre-high pineapple-shaped tourist attraction in Queensland. In the UK, Peter Cummings, who ran the Bank of Scotland corporate lending arm, had a list of clients that included Sir Philip Green during his ill-fated bid for Marks & Spencer in 2004. ...
Five reasons why Waitrose is closing stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 02:57:04 PM
....Its not just the rise of Aldi and Lidl that has affected Waitrose. One of its biggest rivals, Marks & Spencer, has also been expanding fast in recent years, opening hundreds of its Simply Food convenience stores. ...
War of convenience as supermarket chains take on small stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 04:00:33 PM
....7% over the next five years to £42bn as Britons turn their backs on the weekly shopping trip in favour of more frequent top-up shops. “When we opened the store here in the 80s, the only competition was a small independent round the corner but now there are 11 major shops on my doorstep,” says Patel, reeling off a list of competitors to his Nisa Local store that includes Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose. ...
Beware the call connection services that charge £3.60 a minute image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 06:59:22 AM
....But Amazon is just the tip of a huge consumer iceberg. A quick trawl of other “connection services” suggests there are many out there offering to put people through to a vast range of household names, including Marks & Spencer, Tesco, John Lewis, npower, O2, BT, Sky, Argos, Asda, BA, Royal Mail, HMRC, the DVLA, TV Licensing and even the Dartford Crossing. ...
Taxi for Marks & Spencer … but not in a bad way! image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:00:08 AM
. On Boxing Day my brother-in-law bought a very nice Italian wool jacket in the Marks & Spencer sale. ...
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Why is Tesco buying Budgens' owner – and will it affect shoppers? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 02:12:27 PM
.... Booker doesn’t own these stores – they are all independently run and owned – but it sells them a large proportion of their stock and assists with marketing, IT and a whole range of other services making for a close relationship. The group’s Booker Direct service also delivers grocery supplies to most of the major cinema chains, including Odeon and Cineworld, the national prison service and provides the limited array of non-own label food sold in Marks & Spencer. ...
Wetherspoon ready for a comeback? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 07:00:09 AM
....While the British drinker seems to be heroically buoying the pubs’ figures, their counterparts sashaying along our high streets have been performing a similar service for our shops. Marks & Spencer has reported its best Christmas in six years, Morrisons its best in seven and Majestic Wine its “biggest ever”, while even dreary old Debenhams did better than expected. ...
A new stock market bubble? Neil Woodford may have a point image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 03:21:32 PM
.... This was his third Christmas in charge and the share price stands where it was after his first. Over at Marks & Spencer, Steve Rowe is new(ish) in post but knows the first lesson of Christmas: don’t read too much into it. ...
M&S enjoys cracking Christmas as clothing sales rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 07:52:32 AM
. Marks & Spencer has ended the long-running slump in sales at is clothing arm with its best Christmas performance for six years. ...
Shopper's champion goes on the offensive over UK retail's sexist surcharge image
....”. By contrast, Marks & Spencer refused to yield on its higher prices in hospital outlets, arguing it was impossible because they are run under franchise and forcing cuts would breach competition law. ...
Murder, she wrote: the missing bankers thriller image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 07:00:11 AM
....That doesn’t mean that everyone else on the high street had a shocker, of course, but we’ll have a better idea of who did after an action-packed series of announcements this week. We have trading statements from Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons, plus a host of more general retailers including Joules, SuperGroup, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, Booker, Ted Baker and Dunelm. ...
Could Next be the new M&S: profitable but terminally unexciting? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of January 2017 04:00:23 PM
....A reliable high street stalwart and City favourite for years, fashion chain Next rocked the City last week as it admitted to having had a gloomy Christmas, after a poor year, and warned of an even gloomier outlook for 2017. Traditionally the first major retailer to report on Christmas trading, Next has long been viewed as a bellwether for the high street and news of its poor performance dragged down the share prices of Marks & Spencer and others. ...
Christmas cheer fades for high street as buyers shop online from home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:01:03 AM
....The slowdown could mean store closures as retailers invest more in developing mobile apps and other online shopping tools, and try to reduce high-street space. Marks & Spencer has recently announced plans to close 30 UK stores while B&Q, the electricals retailer Currys/PC World, and the Topshop/Dorothy Perkins group Arcadia, have all scaled back their store estate in recent years. ...
Cause for alarm at Next as Wolfson's policy shift betrays his pessimism image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:20:37 PM
.... Next may be overreliant on consumer credit – and the clothes may be dowdier since the departure of the design guru Christos Angelides in 2014 – but most of the pressures described by Wolfson apply to the majority of mass-market clothing retailers. Pre-tax profits of £792m-ish this year will still mean Next makes substantially more profit than Marks & Spencer. ...
Next shares slump after gloomy 2017 forecast and unfestive figures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 08:23:01 AM
.... Just 13 months ago they were changing hands at nearly £82. Next’s gloomy update dragged down other fashion retailers, with Marks & Spencer and Debenhams closing down 6% and Primark owner Associated British Foods losing nearly 4%. ...
English sparkling wine industry toasts export record image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of December 2016 12:01:12 AM
.... In October, the Sussex-based Bolney Wine Estates announced a £2m investment to fund further production through a new winery and major expansion into the US, Scandinavia and Asia. In the UK, sales of homegrown wine at Marks & Spencer doubled while Waitrose sold 50% more English sparkling wine. ...
BP fills up with $1.3bn Australian petrol station deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 02:46:00 PM
....The two firms will trial a convenience store business at 200 stations as part of the agreement. The move follows the success of BP's Simply Food forecourt chain in the UK, which it runs with Marks & Spencer. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
....So as the year draws to close, who were the winners and losers in the business world in 2016 – and who has most at stake in the year ahead?. No sooner had 2016 begun, that Marc Bolland, the chief executive of Marks & Spencer, announced he was leaving. ...
Boxing Day shoppers expected to splash out before Brexit price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 07:37:30 AM
....Kitchen outfitter Magnet is trumpeting a half price sale with the Fusion Champagne kitchen (based on 8 units with laminate worktops) down from £10,420 to £4,789. Marks & Spencer’s homewares sale includes the Austen small corner sofa, which is half price at £999. ...
Supermarkets to rake in £900m in Christmas spend on Friday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 04:55:13 PM
....Grocers that focus on premium quality foods usually grab a bigger share of the market at Christmas. Marks & Spencer, which typically accounts for 3% of UK grocery spend, sells one-quarter of all festive turkeys. ...
Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe stocks up for future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 07:00:40 AM
....Sainsbury’s is also investing in developing product areas where it believes it can differentiate itself from the discounters such as ready meals, prepared fruit or the fast growing gluten and dairy free foods. It has already revamped 3,000 food products, a move which it also hopes will help it fight back against the expansion of Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, which has impinged on Sainsbury’s comfortable position as the handiest place to buy quality food. ...
How to return unwanted Christmas presents image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 12:01:00 AM
....co. uk, says in practice most retailers operate a goodwill returns policy allowing you to take back unused items for an exchange, refund or credit note, at their own discretion: “Some, such as Marks & Spencer, are famously generous, but don’t count on that. ...
Festive food shoppers brace for battle on ‘frenzied Friday’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 12:04:36 AM
....Fresh turkeys go into most stores tomorrow and alongside the millions of pigs in blankets, cooked hams, sprouts and mince pies that will be piled up in gridlocked trolleys, supermarkets expect strong sales of more unlikely essentials such as festive handwash and even posh toilet paper as hosts prepare to welcome guests. Marks & Spencer said its shoppers will be splashing out all the trimmings and want help to reduce time spent in the kitchen by turning to prepared foods. ...
Asos plans London expansion with 1,500 extra staff image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 08:30:10 AM
....The move is good news for UK fashion manufacturing, which was decimated in the 1990s when work moving abroad but has begun to see a renaissance in recent years amid rising costs in China and increasing demand for high fashion made quickly. Asos has been investing in training workers in the capital for more than five years at a factory in Haringey, north London, which employs about 100 people, 40 of whom are stitching dresses for Asos, Marks & Spencer and online specialist Finery. ...
Buying a Christmas gift card today? Don't be victim to RIP OFF vouchers costing YOU £300M image
....Rules and regulations can be confusing for consumers, retail experts warn, as most stores have different policies which can be confusing. Additionally, shoppers can be stung by hidden fees like those connected to the ‘One 4 All card’ which can be used with over 100 high street shops including Marks & Spencer, H&M, the Gap and Debenhams. ...
Ethical gifts: think of others when you think of others this Christmas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 06:59:15 AM
.... These are all vegan and not tested on animals. On the clothing front, People Tree is described as a stand-out best buy, and on the high street H&M, Marks & Spencer and New Look are all recommended. ...
Supermarket shoppers can get their Christmas dinner for £20 – survey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 01:00:03 AM
....57). The most expensive basket was from Marks & Spencer (£49. ...
Black Friday deals: how to make sure you really do have a bargain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 02:41:00 PM
.... The tool sits in your browser and notifies you if a product you’re looking at in one store is available for less in another. It doesn’t cover every store or product, but Argos, Game, John Lewis, Asda, B&Q, PC Word, Currys, Marks & Spencer, Boots, Very and others are included, as well as a collection of airlines for tickets. ...
The UK rise in Neets: those not in education, employment or training image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 11:33:18 AM
....9% five years ago but the change in trend in the latest quarter will fan fears that young people’s opportunities will suffer if Brexit uncertainty weakens the jobs market. Marc Bolland, chairman of Movement to Work and a former chief executive of Marks & Spencer, said the increase in Neets was striking. ...
Austin Reed to return to high street seven months after collapse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 11:33:46 AM
....Austin Reed’s customers included Winston Churchill and Elizabeth Taylor in its glory days, but the retail chain struggled for several years before going into administration in April. While the menswear market is growing faster than womenswear, Austin Reed has faced rising competition from Ted Baker, Reiss, Marks & Spencer and a revived Moss Bros. ...
Staples sale takes jobs affected by retail failures in 2016 to 26,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 12:59:36 PM
....The CRR figures do not take into account businesses that fail but are then revived under new owners. The numbers also exclude job cuts by companies that are still trading, including Tesco and Marks & Spencer, which is cutting up to 500 head office jobs and closing stores. ...
Sainsbury's joins Christmas ad battle with animation and James Corden image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 12:01:32 AM
....With increasing numbers of people watching programmes online or via catch-up, or recorded services where they can skip ads, companies are having to battle hard to grab attention during the busiest time of the year. As well as Sainsbury’s, which beat John Lewis to be the most popular ad last year with 30m views of its Mog film on YouTube, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and even Aldi have short-story films this year. ...
M&S must sell clothes just like it sells food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 11:05:30 AM
. Everything that happens at Marks & Spencer, the 132-year-old high street retailer, causes more drama than its peers. ...
Donald Trump has plenty of economic issues to hit before he gets to the UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 07:00:12 AM
....As we enter a new era of looking inwards, those who sought power on a protectionist platform should hope that their policies do not end up doing yet more harm. Everything that happens at Marks & Spencer, the 132-year-old high street retailer, causes more drama than its peers. ...
Campaigners claim victory after Lego stops Daily Mail promotions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 09:19:10 PM
....Lego responded to Jones and to the campaign group, which has been trying to get businesses to pull their adverts from newspapers that have published controversial front pages on child refugees or the high court judges who ruled that parliament must be given a say on Brexit. The Co-operative Group has said it is “reviewing” its policy but other companies, including Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, have refused to withdraw adverts. ...
Lego giveaways in Daily Mail end amid protest image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 05:09:05 PM
....The group, formed in the summer, has criticised several national newspapers for "portraying migrants in overwhelmingly negative terms" and whipping up hatred before and after the EU referendum. It has urged companies including John Lewis, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer to stop advertising with the Daily Mail, the Sun and Daily Express. ...
Small print puts the ouch in gift vouchers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 06:59:42 AM
.... But consumers are increasingly able to do this online, and the recipients can use them both in-store and over the internet. Several big brands, including Marks & Spencer, now sell “e-gift cards” or “e-vouchers” as well as physical gift cards. ...
M&S takes on spectre of John Lewis with Bond-style Christmas ad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 09:00:30 PM
. Marks & Spencer is to take on John Lewis with a heart-warming Christmas ad starring Janet McTeer as a glamorous “Mrs Claus” with a James Bond-style alter ego. ...
Finding the right credit card ahead of your Christmas shopping image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 09:14:00 AM
....If you expect to do most of your Christmas shopping in one department store then consider an own-brand credit card. “John Lewis and Marks & Spencer both allow you to collect rewards and vouchers with in-store purchases,” he added. ...
Small businesses should not have had to shout about RBS to be heard image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 07:11:49 PM
.... The system has served them poorly. When he announced his first strategic update in May, Marks & Spencer’s new chief executive, Steve Rowe, knocked 10% off the share price. ...
M&S to close 30 UK stores and cut back on clothing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 08:00:40 AM
. Marks & Spencer is shutting 30 UK stores and converting 45 more into food-only shops as part of a major business overhaul that will slash the amount of shopfloor space devoted to its ailing clothing ranges. ...
Equal pay is still far-off for Britain, where the gender gap narrows at a glacial pace image
.... It should not be forgotten that while they have lost their jobs and some retirement benefits, Green has only lost his reputation. Get ready for a brutal battle between Marks & Spencer, MPs and trade unions. ...
FTSE 100 higher as Burberry falls image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of October 2016 08:00:53 AM
....High Street retailers were among the biggest risers, with Next up 5. 3% and Marks & Spencer 4. ...
Is it time to take profits from surge in equities? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 9th of October 2016 11:12:00 AM
....Green says global investors have rushed into the FTSE 100 to take advantage of the cheap pound and generous UK dividend yields. Big-name companies such as BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Legal & General, HSBC, Marks & Spencer and Vodafone are yielding between 5 and 7 per cent a year, manna for investors in today’s low interest rate world. ...
Jockeys advised to avoid high street banks after frauds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of October 2016 09:24:02 AM
....It added that the PJA and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) had come to the conclusion that the only way to prevent the frauds from continuing was for members to move their current-account banking off the high street. “We cannot recommend a particular bank but there are numerous options (eg Weatherbys, Marks & Spencer, First Direct, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, etc) we strongly urge our members to consider that option. ...
British Airways ditches free meals on short-haul flights for M&S food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of September 2016 03:22:28 PM
. British Airways economy class passengers on short-haul flights will soon have to pay for sandwiches supplied by Marks & Spencer if they want a meal in mid-air. ...
Your Money: Families hit hard by rising funeral costs across UK image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of September 2016 12:01:00 AM
.... . Others save for their funeral using over-50s life cover plans, which pay out a small sum whenever you die and are sold by a range of companies such as Asda Money, Legal & General, Marks & Spencer, the Post Office, SunLife and Tesco Bank. ...
How parents can reduce the cost of school uniforms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of August 2016 06:00:00 AM
.... Another survey found that British parents spend a whopping £4,000 on school uniforms throughout their child’s education. So what can families do to cut the cost? Supermarkets have become the choice for parents seeking to save on school uniforms with Morrisons, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Marks & Spencer all offering a range of deals. ...
Jobs at risk image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 11:08:07 PM
.... . Many major global retail brands, such as H&M, Walmart, Gap and Marks & Spencer, buy their clothes from Bangladesh. ...
The scandalous changes to company pension schemes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 05:57:18 AM
.... The employers have begun to target existing workers, many in their 40s and 50s, who are in these career average schemes, saying: “You can keep what you’ve built up so far, but nothing beyond that. ” In pensions terminology it’s called stopping “future accruals”; Royal Mail, the Post Office and Marks & Spencer are all considering it. ...
Big cuts in store for Royal Mail and Post Office workers' pensions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 05:41:48 PM
....Big cuts to final salary pensions are coming not just at former state-owned enterprises but also at the few private companies that still operate so called “gold-plated” schemes. Marks & Spencer is currently consulting on cuts that will affect the pensions of about 11,000 longstanding shop workers. ...

Only electoral humiliation can save the Labour Party now
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 05:02:23 PM
....Labour’s working-class voters want lower levels of immigration, yet even under Ed Miliband, the party’s liberal membership erupted in paroxysms of rage over an anaemic pledge promising “controls on immigration” – something taken for granted by the wider electorate. While pragmatic Labour MPs such as Siobhain McDonagh are tapping into a potentially rich source of discontent with campaigns around low-paid work at big employers such as Marks & Spencer and B&Q, party members seem more enthused by the ideological abstraction of nationalisation – irrelevant to the average voter. ...

Houmous and other 'healthy' dips contain more salt than FOUR bags of crisps
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....49g of salt per 100g. Among the saltiest houmous dips was Marks & Spencer's Caramelised Onion Houmous which contained more salt per 100g (1. ...

Living near Waitrose could add £38,666 to your house price, survey says
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....This year’s survey shows a small drop in the Waitrose effect from last year, when Lloyds found the price of a home was £38,831, or 12 per cent, higher than houses further away. The 2016 study showed properties near a Sainsbury's or a Marks & Spencer command a premium of around £27,000, while those near a Tesco are worth around £22,000 more than homes in the wider area. ...
UK shares boosted by ARM takeover bid image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 18th of July 2016 07:39:39 AM
....39%, to 6,695, to reach a fresh 11-month high. Other winners on the index were RBS Group, Marks & Spencer and Taylor Wimpey. ...

Marks & Spencer asks 'Mrs M&S' shareholders what to do next
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 12th of July 2016 07:00:58 PM
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Lowest-paid workers to receive smaller pay rises, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 10th of July 2016 11:01:35 PM
.... In addition, 8% had reduced other aspects of their staff reward package, such as paid breaks, overtime or bank holiday pay. The survey results counter evidence that high-profile companies, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer and B&Q, clawed back staff benefits after the introduction of the national living wage. ...
Legal & General looks set to weather Brexit storm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 07:17:48 PM
.... Chairing L&G looks more fun than being on the telephone to Brussels and Berlin for the next two years, which is the fate of his former colleagues. Lord Myners is perhaps not a wholly impartial observer – he has history with Sir Philip Green from Marks & Spencer days – but his assessment that the Topshop tycoon will need to find £400m-plus to resolve the pension mess at BHS sounds close to the mark. ...

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