Essay about Intoruction M S

Submitted By hs1993
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Marks & Spencer is a British multinational retailer. M&S has grown from a single market stall to an international, multi-channel retailer which sells high quality, stylish and great value clothing and home products as well as outstanding quality food. M&S operates through 5 segments: i) M&S for Business ii) M&S Energy iii) M&S Bank iv) M&S Outlet v) M&S TV to deliver the services of Women, Lingerie, Beauty, Men’s, Kids, Home, Style & Living, Food & Wine, Flowers & Gifts, Outlets, Television, Christmas Shopping, Energy and M&S Bank. It also offers foods obtained from around 2000 suppliers worldwide. M&S has 798 stores across the UK in high-streets and retail parks, as well as airports, gas stations and locations ranging from out of town. Its stores measures of over 100,000 sqft to ‘Simply food’ stores of around 7,000 sqft. The company has over 455 international stores in 54 regions across the globe.
Type
Public Limited Company
Founded
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, 1884
Founder
Sir Michael Marks, Thomas Spencer
Headquarters
London, England
Area Served
Worldwide
Key People
Robert Swannell (Chairman)
Marc Bolland (CEO)
UK Stores
798
Number of Employees
85,813
Figure 1, Company Information
Competitors
Main Competitors

BHS, Debenhams, House of Fraser, John Lewis, NEXT & VERY
General Merchandise Revenue
M&S: £4.1 bn
BHS: 189.3M
Debenhams: £2.3bn
House of Fraser: £1,152m
John Lewis: 9,027.8m
NEXT: £3,740m
VERY: N/A
Food Revenue
M&S: £5.1 bn
Tesco: £70.894 bn
Co-Op: £7.9 bn
Waitrose: 6.1bn
Share Price

M&S: 508.00
BHS: N/A
House of Fraser: N/A
John Lewis: 80.00
Debenhams: 80.75
NEXT: 7435.00
VERY: N/A
Store Size
M&S: 170,000 sqft
BHS: N/A
House of Fraser: 120,000 sqft…