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Marks & Spencer is a multinational retailer, which operates various retail stores. The Company is engaged in delivering brand food, clothing, and home products. It sells womenswear, lingerie, menswear, kidswear, beauty, and home products, serving customers through full-line stores and online.

TypePublic
Founded1884
HQLondon, GB
Websitemarksandspencer.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)84,621
Job Openings1
Revenue (FY, 2019)£10.4 B(-2%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)£1.2 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Marks & Spencer

Archie Norman

Archie Norman

Chairman
Steve Rowe

Steve Rowe

CEO
Eoin Tonge

Eoin Tonge

CFO
Andy Halford

Andy Halford

Senior Independent Director
Katie Bickerstaffe

Katie Bickerstaffe

Non-Executive Director
Alison Brittain

Alison Brittain

Non-Executive Director
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Marks & Spencer Office Locations

Marks & Spencer has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road
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Marks & Spencer Financials and Metrics

Marks & Spencer Revenue

Marks & Spencer's revenue was reported to be £10.38 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

10.4b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

3.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

36.9%

Net income (FY, 2019)

58.1m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

186.5m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

2.4b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

1.2

Cash (30-Mar-2019)

285.4m

EV

4.1b
Marks & Spencer's current market capitalization is £2.4 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

10.0b10.3b10.3b10.6b10.6b10.7b10.4b

Revenue growth, %

3%0%2%1%1%

Cost of goods sold

6.4b6.3b6.4b6.5b6.7b6.5b

Gross profit

3.9b4.0b4.1b4.1b4.0b3.8b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

5.0b5.0b5.1b

EBIT

262.9m62.5m165.3m

EBIT margin, %

5%1%3%

Interest expense

57.0m56.1m59.1m
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

193.1m182.1m205.9m247.6m468.6m207.7m285.4m

Accounts Receivable

108.3m126.8m128.0m116.5m109.3m113.9m146.9m

Prepaid Expenses

144.8m154.9m180.8m163.6m

Inventories

767.3m845.5m797.8m799.9m758.5m781.0m700.4m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

246.6m157.1m313.8m

Inventories

853.8m900.7m914.5m

Current Assets

1.5b1.5b1.6b

PP&E

4.9b5.0b4.7b
Annual
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

461.5m489.3m481.7m404.4m115.7m29.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

550.1m576.8m589.5m580.6m

Inventories

45.7m(22.5m)53.9m(38.2m)

Accounts Payable

87.6m32.4m(51.5m)(87.4m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

170.7m15.9m84.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

272.3m287.1m286.4m

Inventories

(57.9m)(100.3m)(169.0m)

Accounts Payable

83.0m33.0m121.7m
GBPFY, 2013

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Marks & Spencer Operating Metrics

Marks & Spencer's Stores was reported to be 1.5 k in FY, 2018. Marks & Spencer's Customers was reported to be 32 m in FY, 2018.
H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Stores

1.29 k1.33 k1.36 k1.38 k1.40 k1.43 k1.42 k1.46 k

Stores (UK)

815 852 874 914 936 979 999 1.04 k

Stores (International)

470 480 489 468 465 454 424 428

Customers

33 m32 m32 m32 m
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Marks & Spencer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Amethyst Leasing (Holdings) Limited
Amethyst Leasing (Properties) Limited
Andis SARL
Aprell Limited
Busyexport Limited
Hedge End Park Limited
Ignazia Limited
Manford (Textiles) Limited
Marks and Sparks Limited
Marks and Spencer 2005 (Brooklands Store) Limited
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Marks & Spencer Revenue Breakdown

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Marks & Spencer revenue breakdown by business segment: 35.0% from Clothing & Home Revenue (UK), 6.8% from Owned, 54.9% from Food Revenue and 3.4% from Other

Marks & Spencer revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 89.8% from UK Revenue and 10.2% from International Revenue

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Marks & Spencer Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Marks & Spencer Online and Social Media Presence

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Marks & Spencer Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    77/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    75/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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Marks & Spencer News and Updates

: Marks & Spencer to cut 7,000 jobs

Marks & Spencer, the iconic British retailer, on Tuesday said it plans to cut around 7,000 jobs, as the pandemic has depressed clothing sales.

Marks & Spencer to axe 7,000 jobs within three months

Marks & Spencer is set to slash 7,000 jobs by December in a huge restructuring brought about by the pandemic, The post Marks & Spencer to axe 7,000 jobs within three months amid pandemic appeared first on CityAM.

Marks & Spencer to Cut 7,000 Jobs as Clothing Arm Suffers

Marks & Spencer to Cut 7,000 Jobs as Clothing Arm Suffers

Marks & Spencer cuts 950 jobs as pandemic accelerates transformation plan

Marks & Spencer (M&S) announced this morning that it will cut 950 jobs as it accelerates its transformation plan during The post Marks & Spencer cuts 950 jobs as pandemic accelerates transformation plan appeared first on CityAM.

Marks & Spencer scraps executive bonuses due to coronavirus pandemic

High street retailer Marks & Spencer said it will scrap executive bonuses next year due to the coronavirus crisis.  The The post Marks & Spencer scraps executive bonuses due to coronavirus pandemic appeared first on CityAM.

Marks & Spencer to review headcount “at all levels” in effort to streamline business

Retailer Marks & Spencer has outlined plans to review its staffing structure as part of its response to the COVID-19 crisis. As part of its ‘Never The Same Again’ strategy, the firm has unveiled a series of measures designed to streamline operations following the coronavirus outbreak and subsequ…
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Marks & Spencer Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Marks & Spencer founded?

    Marks & Spencer was founded in 1884.

  • Who are Marks & Spencer key executives?

    Marks & Spencer's key executives are Archie Norman, Steve Rowe and Eoin Tonge.

  • How many employees does Marks & Spencer have?

    Marks & Spencer has 84,621 employees.

  • What is Marks & Spencer revenue?

    Latest Marks & Spencer annual revenue is £10.4 b.

  • What is Marks & Spencer revenue per employee?

    Latest Marks & Spencer revenue per employee is £122.6 k.

  • Who are Marks & Spencer competitors?

    Competitors of Marks & Spencer include Debenhams, Macy's and John Lewis Partnership.

  • Where is Marks & Spencer headquarters?

    Marks & Spencer headquarters is located at Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road, London.

  • Where are Marks & Spencer offices?

    Marks & Spencer has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Marks & Spencer have?

    Marks & Spencer has 1 office.