Marc Bolland

With Another Fall at M&S, It's All About Timing Mr Bolland

Jan Shure | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

Get a grip, Mr Bolland, because even if your merchandise is perfect, if it isn't available when the consumer wants to consume it, you might just as well put it straight in the sales bins...

Which Supermarkets Had A Terrible Christmas?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Tesco, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer have suffered sharp declines in sales after a "very challenging" Christmas for the supermarket sector. Industr...

How Much EU Red Tape Has Come In Under David Cameron?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Politics

British businesses have been burdened with 3,580 new European Union rules and directives under the coalition, new research suggests, despite David Cam...

Something Up Their Sleeve That Might Just Save M&S

Jan Shure | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Style
Jan Shure

If I hadn't seen the drop-dead gorgeous dresses in their A/W collection - many with the kind of sleeves most grown-up women crave - I might be less excited by her announcement. But Ms Earl, 51, brings back to M&S that intangible something - call it class, call it good taste, call it style - which has been so sorely lacking in the past decade.

Janie's Gone, But She Wasn't the Key to Solving M&S's Problems

Jan Shure | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jan Shure

If Ms Schaffer, with her decades of retail experience was "not given free rein", what hope for a former fashion director, albeit one who was a brilliant journalist with stellar contacts and endless fashion savvy?

Last Chance Saloon for M&S Fashion

Jan Shure | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Style
Jan Shure

To say dear old M&S has lost the plot, fashion-wise, is not just a supreme understatement but inaccurate.

M&S = Madness & Stupidity

James Burwood | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK
James Burwood

It is M&S's obsession with cutting costs (rather than making money) that leads them to faraway lands in pursuit of ever cheaper wage rates (even though wages actually make up less than 10% of the cost of the garment).

These Are Not Just Bad Results, These Are M&S Bad Results

PA | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

Marks & Spencer suffered its worst non-food sales for more than three years as a failure to buy the right stock compounded grim high street trends. ...

Marks & Spencer Boss To Unveil First Loss For Three Years

PA | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK

Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland is set to come under increased pressure from investors on Tuesday as the retail chain unveils its first fall in annu...

Joanna Lumley Fronts Marks And Spencer Swap And Shop Campaign

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Actress Joanna Lumley is fronting a new Marks & Spencer campaign aimed at changing clothes shopping habits towards greater recycling. The retailer ...