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Marks and Spencer Group PLC (MKS.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

OneMarket Enters Contract With Marks & Spencer
Friday, 5 Apr 2019 

April 5 (Reuters) - Onemarket Ltd ::ENTERED INTO A MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT WITH MARKS & SPENCER PLC.ONEMARKET CONTINUES TO BE IN ACTIVE DISCUSSION WITH A NUMBER OF PARTIES TO JOIN ONEMARKET PLATFORM.MARKS & SPENCER HAS SIGNED UP FOR ONEMARKET'S DIGITAL RECEIPT PRODUCT FOR ITS STORES IN UNITED KINGDOM.  Full Article

Ocado Confirms Discussions With Marks & Spencer For UK Retail JV
Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019 

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Ocado Group PLC ::RESPONSE TO MEDIA SPECULATION.CONFIRMS THAT IT IS IN DISCUSSIONS WITH MARKS AND SPENCER GROUP PLC REGARDING A JOINT VENTURE IN UK RETAIL.  Full Article

Marks & Spencer Names Justin King As A Non-Executive Director
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 

Dec 11 (Reuters) - Marks and Spencer Group PLC ::DIRECTORATE CHANGE.APPOINTMENT OF JUSTIN KING AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM 1 JANUARY 2019.JUSTIN KING TO JOIN BOARD AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  Full Article

Blackrock Raises Stake To 7.49 Pct From 5.58 Pct In Marks And Spencer Group
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2018 

Dec 11 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc ::BLACKROCK INC RAISES STAKE TO 7.49 PERCENT FROM 5.58 PERCENT IN MARKS AND SPENCER GROUP PLC - FILING.  Full Article

M&S CEO confident firm "on the right track"
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Marks & Spencer ::CEO SAYS CUSTOMER TRANSFER RATE FROM STORE CLOSURES "MARGINALLY AHEAD" OF WHERE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE AT START OF PROGRAMME.CEO SAYS COMPANY "LETTING CUSTOMERS DOWN" IN TERMS OF PRODUCT AVAILABILITY.CEO SAYS "HIGH STREET CONDITIONS ARE TOUGH", MARKET IS FLAT, CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR "VOLATILE".CEO SAYS FOOD SALES FIGURES "ARE DISAPPOINTING", REMOVING "PRETTY CONFUSING DEALS", LOWERING PRICES.CEO SAYS TEAM "IN GOOD SHAPE" FOR CHRISTMAS.CEO SAYS "CONFIDENT WE'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK".CEO STEVE ROWE SAYS "VERY CLOSE" TO CHAIRMAN ARCHIE NORMAN, "WE GET ON VERY WELL".  Full Article

Marks & Spencer Names Jeremy Pee Chief Digital & Data Officer
Wednesday, 5 Sep 2018 

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Marks and Spencer Group PLC ::MARKS & SPENCER APPOINTS NEW CHIEF DIGITAL & DATA OFFICER.JEREMY PEE HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO NEW ROLE OF CHIEF DIGITAL & DATA OFFICER.JEREMY WILL JOIN M&S ON 3RD DECEMBER AND LEAD BUSINESS STRATEGY TO TRANSFORM M&S' DIGITAL CAPABILITIES.  Full Article

Marks And Spencer, Octopus To Supply Energy And Services From September
Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 

July 18 (Reuters) - Marks and Spencer Group PLC ::CO, OCTOPUS ANNOUNCE A NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO SUPPLY ENERGY AND SERVICES UNDER M&S ENERGY BRAND FROM SEPTEMBER 2018.  Full Article

Marks and Spencer Group Says M&S Energy, SSE End Partnership
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 

July 5 (Reuters) - Marks and Spencer Group PLC ::UPDATE ON M&S ENERGY AND SSE PARTNERSHIP.AFTER NINE YEARS, SSE AND M&S HAVE TAKEN DECISION TO END THEIR RELATIONSHIP.  Full Article

M&S CEO says need for change has become more urgent
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 

May 23 (Reuters) - Marks & Spencer Group ::CEO SAYS "IF ANYTHING THE NEED FOR CHANGE HAS BECOME MORE URGENT".CEO SAYS "THERE IS A LOT TO DO".CEO SAYS FRONT END OF M&S WEBSITE "NOT OPTIMISED", WEBSITE NEEDS TO BE MODERNISED.CEO SAYS WILL NEED MAJOR NEW UK DISTRIBUTION CENTRE IF ONE THIRD OF CLOTHING AND HOME BUSINESS MOVES ONLINE.CEO SAYS INTENDS TO MAINTAIN DIVIDEND AS COMPANY MOVES THROUGH TRANSFORMATION PLAN.CEO SAYS "CUSTOMER IS FAIRLY FRAGILE AT THE MOMENT".CEO SAYS "WE HAVE CLEARLY UNDERPERFORMED IN FOOD", NEED TO MAKE FOOD BUSINESS MORE RELEVANT TO BRITISH FAMILIES.  Full Article

Marks And Spencer Announces Closure Of Its Hardwick Distribution Centre
Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018 

April 17 (Reuters) - Marks And Spencer Group Plc ::HARDWICK DISTRIBUTION CENTRE (DC) ON HARDWICK GRANGE, NEAR WARRINGTON, WILL CLOSE.DHL HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO RUN NEW M&S SOUTH EAST DISTRIBUTION CENTRE AT WELHAM GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE.IS IN PROCESS OF AUTOMATING ITS DC IN BRADFORD AND IT CAN NOW HANDLE MORE CAPACITY.HARDWICK DC WILL CEASE OPERATIONS IN SEPTEMBER AND WORK WILL TRANSFER TO OTHER SITES ACROSS M&S NETWORK.BOTH XPO AND DHL HAVE NOW ENTERED A PERIOD OF CONSULTATION WITH CIRCA 450 COLLEAGUES WHO WORK ON SITE.NEW SOUTH EAST DC AT WELHAM GREEN IS SET TO OPEN IN 2019 AND DHL WILL RECRUIT AROUND 500 COLLEAGUES TO WORK AT SITE.  Full Article

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