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BBC commentary – The background to M&S store closures and the reasons

By 3rd February 2018 No Comments

Our first outing on the airwaves talking to Winifred Robinson about Marks and Spencer store closures on BBC Radio 4 You and Yours programme – 31 Jan.

Why are they having to do this and what lies behind their strategy. There should be no surprise as all businesses have t adapt and change and M&S has such history and expectation on its shoulders that it is harder for them than most. Shareholders expectations are a big driver which is where private businesses like Aldi luck out!

Go to 0130 for start http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09pjgm4

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