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Marks & Spencer Snapshot
An essential summary of trading priorities, latest developments, and other key commercial insights for Marks & Spencer.
Platinum Jubilee retail activation, 2022
This year marks the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, making her Britain's longest reigning Monarch.
M&S introduces Connie the countingpillar
At Marks and Spencer’s recently opened store in Stevenage we spotted a stock counting robot.
M&S utilises electronic shelf edge labels and cameras
M&S’s Stevenage store is using electronic shelf edge labels, along with what looks like cameras to monitor stock availability.
M&S offers wayfinder tech to shoppers at a second store
M&S has used Dent Reality for the second time to offer shoppers wayfinder technology in-store.
M&S offers free wine tasting in-store
M&S is using a celebrity to highlight its private label wines, while offering samples of wine for free.
UK retail and shopper trends Q2 2022
The latest retail and shopper trends report considers the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q2 2022, including inflation and shopper confidence. We also take a look at the UK eating out market forecast, five trends shaping UK convenience retailing and sustainability.
A guide to M&S and its operations today. Updated half yearly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
Valentine’s Day UK, 2022
Alongside Valentine’s Day in-store execution from ten UK retailers, we highlight innovative and emerging trends and products. This includes the quick commerce offering, dine-in deals and celebrating self-care.
UK retail and shopper trends Q1 2022
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q1 2022.
UK Christmas 2021 trading review
After a highly challenging and volatile year, 2021 finished on a resilient note for the grocery sector. Find out what drove festive performance, the retailer results and channel trends.
Veganuary UK, 2022: is plant-based the future?
This Veganuary, over 600,000 people pledged to switch to a plant-based lifestyle just two weeks into the month-long campaign.
Strategic outlook for M&S
Marks and Spencer is now four years into its five-year transformation plan to reshape its UK and International businesses. In this report we review M&S’s grocery retail outlook for the next five years and examine implications for its suppliers.
Marks and Spencer testing AR wayfinder
Dent Reality, a UK-based augmented reality (AR) startup, has been working with Marks & Spencer to run tests of its AR app at M&S’s Westfield London store in White City.
What will Christmas 2021 look like?
After a challenging festive season in 2020, people are looking forward to a more normal and memorable Christmas in 2021.
UK retailers sustainability strategies 2021
We explore six UK retailers’ – Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons, Co-op and M&S – sustainability strategies and their latest initiatives.
UK retail and shopper trends Q4 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q4 2021.
This back-to-school season is expected to be a strong period for retailers and brands, as parents feel more hopeful and confident about this school year. We highlight five key back-to-school themes including, focus on health, making shopping easy and exciting brand partnerships.
Summer retail activation in the UK, 2021
With COVID-19 restrictions having eased over the summer, retailers and brands in the UK have looked to create a memorable season and boost shopper spending. In this report, we highlight six key themes from the summer, including, spotlighting popular categories, activating the staycation trend, and offering engaging experiences.
UK retail and shopper trends Q3 2021
We look at the key trends shaping the UK retail landscape in Q3 2021
UK food-to-go market 2021-2026
Our predictions for a return to growth. We examine the short and longer term outlook for each sub-sector (coffee specialists, food-to-go specialists, QSR, convenience/forecourts and supermarkets/hypermarkets) and highlight implications for operators, retailers and suppliers.
UEFA Euro 2020
We explore five ways retailers and brands in the UK looked to engage and excite shoppers during the UEFA Euro 2020 championship. This includes best-in-class instore execution, showcasing popular categories and driving at-home spending.
UK movers & shakers Q2 2021
The latest UK grocery retail appointments.
10 retailers in Western Europe winning with private label
We look at 10 retailers, from Albert Heijn to Lidl and SPAR Austria and others, winning with private label in Western Europe. We consider how they are investing in their private labels and using ranges to compete, differentiate and gain market share.
Father’s Day UK, 2021
We explore the best-in-class in-store activation for Father’s Day, 2021 in the UK and highlight five key themes, from gifting solutions to linking other events.