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.
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TQ8109 : Entrance to Marks & Spencer's, Priory Meadow Shopping Centre, Hastings by Oast House Archive
TQ3004 : Marks & Spencers, Brighton by Paul Gillett
TQ2306 : Marks & Spencers, Holmbush Centre by Paul Gillett
TQ8109 : Queen's Road by Oast House Archive
TQ5354 : Mark's & Spencer Simply Food by Oast House Archive
TQ5942 : Home M&S Food by Oast House Archive
TQ8109 : M & S, Priory Meadow Shopping Centre by N Chadwick
SU7173 : Marks & Spencer,, Reading by Paul Gillett
TQ2736 : NW corner of Memorial Gardens by Paul Gillett
TR1557 : M&S, Canterbury by N Chadwick
TQ0539 : Marks and Spencer by N Chadwick
TQ1869 : M & S, Kingston by N Chadwick
TQ1869 : Marks and Spencer by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Marks and Spencer by N Chadwick
TQ2306 : Marks & Spencers - Holmbush Centre by Paul Gillett
TQ5839 : Sale at M&S by N Chadwick
TG2308 : Marks and Spencer by N Chadwick
SX9191 : M & S, TK MAXX by N Chadwick
TQ3884 : M&S Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford by Paul Gillett
SY6879 : M & S, Weymouth by N Chadwick
SU8650 : Marks & Spencer, Aldershot by N Chadwick
J3374 : Marks & Spencer, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3271 : Marks & Spencer, Lisburn Road, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3774 : Marks & Spencer, Ballyhackamore, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J3374 : Former Water Office, Belfast by Albert Bridge

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

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