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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 Ratings3.9
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)84,621
Job Openings309
Revenue (FY, 2019)£10.4 B(-2%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)£1.4(+2%)
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 (23-Jul-2021)

2.7b

Closing stock price (23-Jul-2021)

1.4

Cash (30-Mar-2019)

285.4m

EV

4.5b
Marks & Spencer's current market capitalization is £2.7 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 k1.4 k1.43 k1.42 k1.46 k

Stores (UK)

8158528749149369799991.04 k

Stores (International)

470480489468465454424428

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

85/100

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Marks & Spencer Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Marks & Spencer Online and Social Media Presence

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Marks & Spencer Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    80/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    68/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    66/100

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Marks & Spencer News and Updates

London Markets: Marks & Spencer shares surge in otherwise sluggish London market

Shares of retailer Marks & Spencer rose in London, after well-received results, but banks fell, and British Land got hit by earnings.

Marks & Spencer confirms plans to close net dozen stores as profits dip by 90%

A British supermarket has announced plans to close a total of more than a dozen stores and combine others after pre-tax profits dipped by 90 per cent. Marks & Spencer (M&S) has today revealed plans to close stores in approximately 30 locations which it said can “no longer support” the branch…

Marks & Spencer Jumps on Profit Outlook, Turnaround Progress

Marks & Spencer Profit to Recover as Turnaround Gains Pace

Marks & Spencer adds new brands to make clothing offer more relevant

Marks & Spencer has launched a range of guest fashion brands as part of its attempt to make its clothing The post Marks & Spencer adds new brands to make clothing offer more relevant appeared first on CityAM.

Marks & Spencer to Expand Online Reach in Latest Overseas Foray

Marks & Spencer to Expand Online Reach in Latest Overseas Foray

Marks & Spencer says M&S Bank to move online

Marks & Spencer Group PLC said Friday that M&S Bank will close its current accounts as the bank moves to focus on online and telephony servicing. The U.K. retailer said it will close 29 in-store bank branches starting this summer, and expand its credit card and payment offerings. It said in-…
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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.