marks & spencer group plc (MKS) Key Developments
Marks & Spencer Opens Store in Hyderabad
Oct 9 14
Marks & Spencer intends to nearly double the number of retail stores in India from 42 to 80 within two years. It opened its store close to the IT hub of Hyderabad. This is the 10th store in South India. It is planning to add two more in Hyderabad within two months.
Marks & Spencer Opens New Store at Edinburgh Airport
Oct 2 14
Marks & Spencer announced that Edinburgh Airport has a brand new M&S Simply Food store that officially opened at the airport on October 1, 2014. The company simply food stores bring M&S's food products to convenient travel locations. With a choice of flowers, wines, beers, spirits and chocolate also available, the new store may appeal customers looking to collect a couple of treats on the way home. The store will operate from 5.00am to 11.00pm daily. The company simply food has opened at Edinburgh Airport as part of an agreement between the company and SSP UK Rail. The first to open in the airport's new terminal extension, the store is part of a completely new shopping experience being offered at Scotland's busiest airport.
Marks & Spencer Group plc Announces Step Down of Jan du Plessis from the Board During First half of 2015
Aug 6 14
Marks and Spencer Group plc announced that Jan du Plessis is to be appointed to the Board of SABMiller plc on 1st September, 2014 and that it is intended that he will become Chairman during July, 2015. In the light of this appointment, Jan will step down from the Board of M&S during the first half of 2015 before taking on the role of Chairman of SABMiller plc.
Marks & Spencer Group plc Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Consumer and Retail Conference, Sep-16-2014
Jul 22 14
Marks & Spencer Group plc Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Consumer and Retail Conference, Sep-16-2014 . Venue: Rosewood Hotel, 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, United Kingdom.
Marks & Spencer Opens Store in Central Square in Bonifacio High Street
Jul 21 14
On July 18, Marks & Spencer formally opened its 23rd store in the country in Central Square in Bonifacio High Street. The store is also the larger in the country, as well as its store. The new store has two floors, connected by a flight of stairs and an elevator, and boasts of 1,400 square meters of space. It features white walls with white brick accents, and currently stocks the beauty, menswear, womenswear, and lingerie collections. The store follows the design of new and remodeled M&S stores in the UK and across the world, following a modernization scheme that began in the early 2000s. The brand is planning to open another store in Cebu and in Capitol Commons, the last store for 2014.