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Founded in Leeds in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer, Marks and Spencer is a large British multinational retailer, specialising in clothing, home products and food.

In 1998, the company became the first British retailer to make a pre-tax profit of over £1 billion.

In 2016, M&S expanded to sell through European marketplace Zalando on their German, French, Dutch, Belgian and Austrian sites with a range of kidswear and lingerie.

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Company Information
£10.9 billion (2022)
Segments / Shopping Categories:
Womenswear; Lingerie; Menswear; Kidswear; Footwear; Accessories; Jewellery; Bags; Beauty
Company Size (No. of Employees):
75,505 (2020)
Group Companies:
Marks & Spencer; Jaeger; Rosie; Blue Harbour; Autograph; Limited; Per Una
Payment Methods:
Debit card; Credit card; Apple Pay; Gift card; Android Pay
Delivery Options:
In-store collection; CollectPlus; Standard delivery, Nominated day delivery; Time slot delivery
Key Countries Shipped To:
UK; Ireland; France; Italy; Germany; US; Canada; Spain
Head Office Address:
Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road London W2 1NW
PR Company:

Marks & Spencer handles their own PR.

Kimberley Knight - Senior Press Officer Womenswear & Lingerie
020 8718 4313

Jessica Harris - Head of PR - Clothing, Home & Beauty
020 8718 4313

Charlotte Allport - Head of PR - Menswear and Planning
020 3884 4485

Sophie Sharpe - Senior Press Officer - Menswear
020 3884 7245

Archie Norman
Chief Executive:
Stuart Machin & Katie Bickerstaffe
Retail Director:
Sacha Berendji
Merchandising Director:
Fiona Scard
Creative Director:
Anthony Cassidy
Director of E-Commerce:
Stephen Langford
Marketing Director:
Nathan Ansell
Chief Financial Officer:
Jeremy Townsend
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