Marks and Spencer :: Shared Description

Marks and Spencer (M&S) was founded in Leeds in 1894 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer.

Marks, a polish immigrant began 'Marks Penny Bazaar' in Hartlepool and in 1884 moved to Leeds where he set up a market stall. Thomas Spencer joined him in 1894 when they set up 'Marks and Spencer'.

M&S are primarily known for selling clothing and food, where for many years they sold both under their own labels. There are still the largest clothing retailer in the UK.

In 2009 M&S had over 600 stores in the UK and 285 internationally.
by Oast House Archive
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SX9191 : M & S, TK MAXX by N Chadwick
J2968 : Streamlined Marks & Spencer lorry, Dunmurry by Albert Bridge
TQ5839 : Mark & Spencer, Tunbridge Wells by N Chadwick
SJ8548 : New Marks and Spencer superstore, Wolstanton by Jonathan Hutchins
J3374 : Former Water Office, Belfast by Albert Bridge
TQ8109 : Queen's Road by Oast House Archive
J3374 : Marks & Spencer, Belfast by Albert Bridge
SD9951 : M & S, Jerry Croft by N Chadwick
SU6300 : Marks & Spencer, Gunwharf Quay by N Chadwick
SE3053 : M&S Foodhall by N Chadwick
TQ6042 : M & S, Fountain Retail Park by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : M&S, Royal Victoria Place by N Chadwick
TQ3380 : Marks and Spencer, Gracechurch Street by N Chadwick
SE3055 : Marks and Spencer by N Chadwick
TQ6439 : BP fuel station and M&S by Oast House Archive
TQ3884 : M&S Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford by Paul Gillett
SU4767 : Marks & Spencer by N Chadwick
TQ2736 : NW corner of Memorial Gardens by Paul Gillett
SJ8648 : Wolstanton Retail Park: Marks and Spencer by Jonathan Hutchins
TL4558 : Marks & Spencer by N Chadwick
SJ8648 : Wolstanton Retail Park: Marks and Spencer car park by Jonathan Hutchins
TQ7607 : Marks & Spencer, Ravenside Retail and Leisure Park by N Chadwick
TQ6042 : M & S Food by N Chadwick
TQ2306 : Marks & Spencers - Holmbush Centre by Paul Gillett
TQ2306 : Marks & Spencers, Holmbush Centre by Paul Gillett

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Created: Sat, 12 Dec 2009, Updated: Sat, 12 Dec 2009

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