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  • The Independent

    Marks & Spencer closing 11 stores in France due to Brexit

    Supply chain issues caused by Brexit make it ‘near impossible’ for M&S to serve products at the standards required

  • Evening Standard

    Marks & Spencer blames Brexit red-tape as it bids adieu to France

    Marks & Spencer is closing 11 franchise stores in France blaming Brexit red-tape for “long and complex” delays in exporting fresh food. The company led by Steve Rowe said the stores, run with partner SFH, and mostly in Paris, will shut by the end of the year. Paul Friston, the company’s managing director for international business, said: “M&S has a long history of serving customers in France and this is not a decision we or our partner SFH have taken lightly.”

  • The Telegraph

    Marks & Spencer shuts French stores in wake of Brexit disruption

    Marks & Spencer is to close 11 stores in France in the wake of post-Brexit disruption as bosses continue to slim down the retail chain.

  • Evening Standard

    Marks & Spencer blames Brexit supply woes for French store closures

    The group will shut 11 of its 20 stores in France due to disruption to exports from the UK to Europe after Brexit.

  • The Guardian

    Yodel workers to strike, threatening M&S, Aldi and Very deliveries

    Yodel workers to strike, threatening M&S, Aldi and Very deliveries. Industrial action over pay and conditions will increase disruption caused by lorry driver shortages

  • The Telegraph

    M&S mulls waving Paris au revoir as stores are hit by Brexit red tape

    When Marks & Spencer first decided to pull the plug on its French business, shoppers were sent into mourning. Workers' unions descended into street protests and even the country's then-prime minister, Lionel Jospin, intervened to say the decision to cut ties was too abrupt.

  • The Guardian

    EU Brexit controls are pointless bureaucracy, says M&S chairman

    EU Brexit controls are pointless bureaucracy, says M&S chairman. Archie Norman says rules on exports ‘serve no purpose at all’ as UK food standards remain aligned to EU

  • The Telegraph

    M&S considers closing stores in France due to Brexit red tape

    Marks & Spencer is drawing up plans to close some of its stores in France as Brexit red tape leaves it with empty shelves in Paris.

  • The Guardian

    M&S may close some French stores due to supply chain delays caused by Brexit

    M&S may close some French stores due to supply chain delays caused by Brexit High street retailer says border controls are leading to gaps on the shelves and tons of food being spoiled A branch of Marks & Spencer in Paris, where most of the chain’s French stores are located. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

  • The Telegraph

    Marks & Spencer revives St Michael brand after 21-year absence

    Marks & Spencer is reviving the St Michael brand after a 21-year absence, as vintage clothes find a new audience in younger generations.

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