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Marks and Spencer Group plc (MAKSF)

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  • M&S pins future on food as clothing goes out of fashion
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    M&S pins future on food as clothing goes out of fashion

    Alexa Chung was supposed to usher in a long-overdue revival at Marks & Spencer. In the run up to London Fashion Week in 2016, the supermodel welcomed celebrity friends David Gandy and Pixie Geldof to a launch party of her debut clothing collection with the 137-year-old brand. The roll-out of Archive by Alexa came just weeks before executive Steve Rowe vowed to shore up M&S's struggling clothing arm, claiming he was "personally committed" to turnaround efforts. But on Wednesday, M&S's clothing and home sales sank by 32pc as the division recorded a £129m loss. Despite numerous attempts to regain its position as a leader on the high street, the pandemic has forced the retailer into retreat. To ease the searing pressure on the company's bottom line, Rowe and chairman Archie Norman are slamming the shutters down on dozens of stores and accelerating a shift towards food.