Marks and Spencer Group PLC (MKS.L)
28 Apr 2016
* Shares rise up to 3.4 pct, down a quarter year-on-year (Adds detail, CEO, analyst comments, updates shares)
* CEO says working hard on improving range, pricing and availability in clothing
April 7 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 8 points, or 0.13 percent, on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures up 0.40 percent ahead of the cash market open. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on
LONDON, April 7 British retailer Marks & Spencer on Thursday reported another fall in quarterly underlying sales in its clothing division, illustrating the extent of the challenge facing its new boss.
LONDON, April 4 Steve Rowe, the new chief executive of British retailer Marks & Spencer, is to continue to lead the firm's general merchandise division and will not appoint a new executive director for the unit.
* Says 2016-17 profit could fall 4.5 pct in worst case scenario
* Raises total dividend to 47.8 pence (Adds finance director comments, details, share price)
Feb 17 Securities analysts revised their ratings and price targets on several European companies, including J Sainsbury, Enagas and EVS Broadcast, on Wednesday. HIGHLIGHTS * J Sainsbury Plc : Exane BNP Paribas raises to outperform from neutral * MTU Aero Engines AG : SocGen raises to hold from sell * National Express Group Plc : Nomura raises to neutral from reduce * Marks and Spencer Group Plc : Peel Hunt raises to hold from sell * Spectris : JP M
LONDON, Feb 4 British clothing retailer Marks & Spencer said it has teamed up with model and TV presenter Alexa Chung on a fashion collection, seeking to repeat the success it enjoyed last year when Chung was photographed wearing one of its skirts.
STOCKHOLM, Jan 28 Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz warned on Thursday that price reductions to shift stocks of winter wear after unusually warm weather and high purchasing costs due to a strong dollar would weigh on its first quarter.