We hold ourselves to a very high standard here at M&S. That much has never changed. Our attention to detail, forward thinking and passion for improvement has led to the creation of some of the nation's most lov...
We hold ourselves to a very high standard here at M&S. That much has never changed. Our attention to detail, forward thinking and passion for improvement has led to the creation of some of the nation's most loved products. But a rapidly changing world demands that we change along with it. M&S has been at the forefront of social change for the past 134 years, and we're determined to keep it that way. Setting bolder goals and giving our people the space and resources to achieve them.
Today, we are a unique retailer delivering top quality food, clothing, home products and financial services. Our annual turnover is over £10 billion and we have a presence in some 57 countries worldwide. We employ over 80,000 colleagues who serve about 32 million customers each week. But what about tomorrow? We've put customer-focused digital innovation at the heart of our business, partnering with world-class technology firms to help shape the retail experience of the future.
From digital transformation to empowering people to make a positive impact on wellbeing, communities and the planet, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. Because if you become part of our journey today, you'll be shaping the very future of our business.
Marks & Spencer, through its subsidiaries, engages in retailing clothing, food, and home products in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers clothing, including womenswear, lingerie, menswear, school wear, and kids wear; and various flowers, gifts, gift cards, books, compact discs and digital versatile discs (DVD), and stationery products. The company's home products and accessories include various living, dining, kitchen, conservatory and outdoor, bedroom, kids room, and bathroom products; furniture, including sofas and armchairs, cabinet furniture, dining tables and chairs, beds and mattresses, and bed room furniture; and household electricals and appliances. It also sells televisions, setup boxes, and accessories; DVD players and recorders; home cinema products; Hi-Fi and radios; MP3 players and ipods; phones and mobiles; gaming, computing, and digital photography products; and satellite navigation systems. In addition, the company offers various food items and wines, as well as involves in store franchising operations. As of March 31, 2009, it operated 668 stores in the United Kingdom and 296 stores internationally.
Marks & Spencer was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.