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Marks & Spencer ‘suffers clothing setback’

Retailer to unveil disappointing general merchandise sales ahead of shareholder meeting<p>MARKS and Spencer is expected to have suffered another blow in its attempts to get its clothing business back on track, after cool weather in May and June dampened sales.<p>Britain’s biggest high-street clothing …

Marks and Spencer sales flatline as general merchandise dips in first quarter

Marks and Spencer reported a 0.4% drop in like-for-like sales in its general merchandise division in the 13 weeks to 27 June.<p>The retailer, which …

Marks & Spencer recovery thwarted as clothing sales fall again

Cool weather and high street discounting drags M&S clothing business back into decline, as shareholders criticise products<p>A recovery in Marks & Spencer’s vital clothing business has suffered a setback after a fall in sales in the last quarter and shareholders called its products “ugly” and …

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Marks & Spencer has 'alienated' core customers

Shareholder and former designer criticises clothing, but chairman Robert Swannell keeps annual meeting calm<p>Marks & Spencer has “alienated” its core customers and “must return to the drawing board”, according to a brutal assessment of the retailer’s fashion range by one of its shareholders and …

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The boss of Marks & Spencer's struggling clothing business just quit

John Dixon "decided to leave the business to pursue career opportunities outside of the company" and will leave the board "immediately," according to a statement this morning from M&S.<p>In the statement Dixon says: "I now have the opportunity to become a Chief Executive and have therefore resigned …

Marks & Spencer made a crazy bet on a brown suede skirt — and it's failing miserably

That's no small problem: M&S has 1,330 stores worldwide and £10.3 billion ($16 billion) in global annual revenue.<p>Three months ago we were writing about the brown suede skirt that was going to save Marks & Spencer, the stalwart of Britain's High Street that has fallen on hard times in recent …

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Marks & Spencer says farewell to womenswear boss

Frances Russell, who headed the high street retailer's womenswear division, is leaving the business in the latest key management shake-up<p>The head of Marks & Spencer’s troubled womenswear division, Frances Russell, has left the retailer after a review of the company’s leadership team.<p>The departure …

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Head of Marks and Spencer clothing, non-food businesses quits -FT | Reuters

July 16 (Reuters) - British retailer Marks and Spencer Group PLC’s clothing and other non-food businesses head, John Dixon, has quit the retailer, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing sources.<p>Dixon, who resigned this week, was dissatisfied with the top management at the company, the …

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Marks & Spencer curbs overseas expansion amid Russia and China crises

'The world has shifted, is a different place,' says M&S’s executive director of marketing & international<p>Marks & Spencer is slowing its overseas expansion drive amid economic turbulence in China and Russia, its international boss has revealed.<p>Battling tough markets at home, M&S chief executive Marc …

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Y's x Dr. Martens 10-Hole Boot

Yohji Yamamoto’s Y’s diffusion label shows off some definitive street sensibilities with its latest<p>Yohji Yamamoto‘s Y’s diffusion label shows off some definitive street sensibilities with its latest collaboration involving Dr. Martens. A perennial favorite among various factions of fashion, Y’s …

(Still) Daring To Be Different in Dr. Martens

Growing up in Brighton, England, I would see them strutting brazenly down the streets between the tattoo parlor, the art house cinema and the sleazy end of the Pier.<p>Dr. Martens shoes.<p>Not boots; those were the signifiers of skinheads and so-called Bovver Boys -- no, the Dr. Martens shoes were the …

Dr. Martens Pendleton Boot

Dr. Martens Pendleton BootDr. Martens and Pendleton. What’s not to love. Boots from this collection look amazing. We love the air cushion soles that …

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Harajuku Girls in Glad News, Mint Neko, Ne-Net & Dr. Martens

We met these two 18-year-old students in Harajuku when they dressed in opposing black and white outfits. This is what we learned from them:<p>Kaoru is …

Watch Dr. Martens' New Campaign Star Master Androgynous Style

What do you stand for?<p>Style has always been a way for us to express what we stand for and as far as brands go, few make more of a statement than Dr. Martens. In the latest iteration of their #STANDFORSOMETHING campaign, the storied Brit footwear purveyor asks its social media followers to share …