Marks and Spencer Group (M&S) is a multinational retailer, which operates various retail stores. The Company is engaged in delivering own brand food, clothing and home products in its stores and online both in the United Kingdom and internationally. It sells womenswear, lingerie, menswear, kidswear, beauty and home products, serving customers through full-line stores and online.

London, GB
Size (employees)
80,787 (est)-4%
Marks & Spencer was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Marks & Spencer

Archie Norman

Archie Norman

Steve Rowe

Steve Rowe

Humphrey Singer

Humphrey Singer

Chief Finance Officer
Vindi Banga

Vindi Banga

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 offices in Manchester, Cheshire West and Chester, Hayes and London
London, GB (HQ)
Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road
Cheshire West and Chester, GB
The Lodge Heronsway
Hayes, GB
3 Longwalk Rd
Manchester, GB
1 Hardman St
Manchester, GB
Shoot the Moon 11 The Quays
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Marks & Spencer Financials and Metrics

Marks & Spencer Revenue

Marks & Spencer's revenue was reported to be £10.70 b in FY, 2018 which is a 0.7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2018)

10.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %


Gross profit (FY, 2018)

4 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %


Net income (FY, 2018)

29.1 m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

156.5 m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

207.7 m


7.2 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018


10 b10.3 b10.3 b10.6 b10.6 b10.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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


5 b5 b5.1 b


262.9 m62.5 m165.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

57 m56.1 m59.1 m
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018


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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

144.8 m154.9 m180.8 m163.6 m


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


246.6 m157.1 m313.8 m


853.8 m900.7 m914.5 m

Current Assets

1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b


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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

550.1 m576.8 m589.5 m580.6 m


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

Accounts Payable

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

Net Income

170.7 m15.9 m84.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

272.3 m287.1 m286.4 m


(57.9 m)(100.3 m)(169 m)

Accounts Payable

83 m33 m121.7 m
GBPY, 2018


45.8 x


8.4 x


132.4 k


0.6 x


0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 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 Registered Users was reported to be 7 m in FY, 2015.
H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018


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

Registered Users

7 m
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Marks & Spencer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal 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: 54.9% from Food Revenue, 6.8% from Owned, 35.0% from Clothing & Home Revenue (UK) and 3.4% from Other

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

Human Capital Metrics

Marks & Spencer's employees are reported to be approximately 72% female and 28% male.
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Marks & Spencer Online and Social Media Presence

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Marks & Spencer News and Updates

Marks & Spencer Calls on Twilio to Transform its Communications with Customers

All calls to 640 M&S stores and Contact Centres now handled via Twilio-powered technology

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Founders Factory signs Marks & Spencer as exclusive UK retail investor

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Marks & Spencer Company Life and Culture

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