Makers HQ, a new manufacturing initiative in Plymouth that aims to provide sampling facilities to the fashion industry and emerging designers, has appointed Sophie Glover to the role of studio manager.
M&S had some good news Wednesday as it reported more customers, higher e-sales and improved Clothing & Home margins. But all other figures were poor as it spent heavily to force through the change it desperately needs.
In another blow to the UK high street, Marks & Spencer has proposed more closures as part of its transformation strategy. Bayswater, Darlington, East Kilbride, Falkirk and Kettering will be amongst the towns affected.
M&S has added experienced non-exec directors to its board as it prepares to deliver its latest results, with more store closures expected and potential demotion from the FTSE100 if its share price falls further.
M&S has announced the next step in its ongoing revamp plan with marketing head and board member Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne set to go. The executive director of customer, marketing and M&S.com will step down next month.