Marks & Spencer presentations


Avocados with laser etched labels are going on sale at Marks and Spencer (M&S) as part of a drive to reduce waste.
Showcasing best-in-class execution for Mother’s Day 2017
We look at six retailers who are driving the agenda in food-to-go.
Showcasing best-in-class execution for Valentine’s Day 2017
We review the performance of the UK’s leading grocery retailers, compare their tactics, and identify the successful elements of their trading strategies. We also look at the key issues that will shape trading in the year ahead.
We assess the prospects for the sector this Christmas and how retailers plan to make the most of the festive opportunity.
In this report we bring you all of the key people moves in retail this year so far, and what to expect from the new senior team members.
Our guide to understanding the food-to-go market and where the growth opportunities lie.
We examine the three key business areas which have been instrumental to premium UK grocery retailers’ growth post-recession and which will form the basis of their ongoing growth strategies. Read on for retailer inspiration and to identify the opportunities and challenges associated with with these retailers.
Check out our hot five trends to watch in Asia in 2016, plus understand the outlook for the regions economy, its retailers and what we think is important for your business to consider…
We take stock of the sector’s performance through the festive season and explore retailers’ priorities for the year ahead.
With signs of improving shopper optimism, we assess the prospects for the food & grocery sector this Christmas and how retailers plan to make the most of opportunities.
With shoppers increasingly suffering from ‘promotional fatigue’, retailers and suppliers are looking to maximise the effects of fewer, bigger promotional events. We look at five strategies being used by both parties to turn events to their commercial advantage, both in and out of store.
In this report we share global examples of six trends that will continue to play a role in shaping the future of health and beauty retailing, helping you to understand areas of opportunity.

While retailers and manufacturers continue to compete on price, there are companies who are looking to deliver added value for shoppers without cutting prices. We consider five of the levers that are being used to offer added value, which we expect to see more of in 2015 and beyond.
Our assessment of retailer performance over the festive season and what to expect in the year ahead.
M&S innovates and donates to UK charity MacMillan Cancer Support in September for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
Our assessment of retailer performance through the festive season and the trends that will shape the trading environment in the year ahead
From the very best of our store visits this quarter, we reveal seven steps you can take to excite and inspire shoppers in-store...

Innovation of the week. M&S launch its ‘schwopping’ initiative to encourage clothes recycling.


How to boost your trading impact: what we’ve learned from our store visits in the last quarter