Marks & Spencer 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. It sells womenswear, lingerie, menswear, kidswear, beauty and home products, serving customers through full-line stores and online.

Employee Rating

3.5More
TypePublic
HQLondon, GB
Founded1884
Size (employees)80,787 (est)-4%
Websitemarksandspencer.com
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

Chairman
Steve Rowe

Steve Rowe

CEO
Humphrey Singer

Humphrey Singer

Chief Finance Officer
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 offices in London, Chester and Hayes
London, GB (HQ)
Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road
Chester, GB
Chester Business Park Wrexham Road
Hayes, GB
3 Longwalk Rd
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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.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

10.7b

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

0.7%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

4.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

37.8%

Net income (FY, 2018)

29.1m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

156.5m

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

207.7m

EV

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

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

3%0%2%1%1%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

3.9b4.0b4.1b4.1b4.0b
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, 2018

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

144.8m154.9m180.8m163.6m

Inventories

767.3m845.5m797.8m799.9m758.5m781.0m
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, 2018

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
GBPY, 2018

EV/EBIT

45.8 x

EV/CFO

8.4 x

Revenue/Employee

132.4k

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

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

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

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

Challenged by leaner, nimbler rivals at home, Marks & Spencer bets on India

Britain's legacy brand pins its hopes on the Indian consumer in a joint venture with Reliance Industries

Troubled Marks & Spencer, Debenhams Try to Attract the Cool Kids

Troubled Marks & Spencer, Debenhams Try to Attract the Cool Kids

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

Intimatewear 2018 Global Market Key Players - Marks & Spencer, Kiabi, Calzedonia, Agent Provocateur, Oysho, PVH Corp, Jockey International.....

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Founders Factory signs Marks & Spencer as exclusive UK retail investor

The model of building vertical market-specific accelerators is now well known, but in the UK, Founders Factory, which has emerged from Lastminute founder Brent Hoberman’s stable of projects, is poised to take it to another level. Today it launches Founders Factory Retail, a joint venture with UK ret…
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Marks & Spencer Company Life and Culture

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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 Humphrey Singer.

  • How many employees does Marks & Spencer have?

    Marks & Spencer has 80,787 employees.

  • What is Marks & Spencer revenue?

    Latest Marks & Spencer annual revenue is £10.7 b.

  • What is Marks & Spencer revenue per employee?

    Latest Marks & Spencer revenue per employee is £132.4 k.

  • Who are Marks & Spencer competitors?

    Competitors of Marks & Spencer include Next, Tesco and Asda.

  • 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 offices in London, Chester and Hayes.

  • How many offices does Marks & Spencer have?

    Marks & Spencer has 3 offices.