M&S to create 10,000 new jobs


M&S to create 10,000 new jobs
Retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has stated that over the course of the next three years it will be creating 10,000 new jobs.

Announcing its preliminary results for the 2006-07 period, the firm said that it had opened 63 Simply Food stores last year and planned to open a further 100 new shops in 2007-08.

Stuart Rose, chief executive of M&S, said: "We are also starting to broaden the business, by stretching the brand into new product areas, expanding space, driving our direct business and growing our brand internationally."

This programme of expansion is set to create as many as 10,000 new jobs in the UK over the coming years, he added.

In related news, M&S has announced that in partnership with two if its suppliers it is to develop two new "eco-factories" in Wales to manufacture upholstery using innovative and sustainable production techniques.

Related categories: Retail / Wholesale.

Bookmark with:
Bookmark with: Digg Digg Bookmark with: Del.icio.us Delicious Bookmark with: Reddit Reddit Bookmark with: StumbleUpon StumbleUpon Bookmark with: Google Google Bookmark with: Technorati Technorati Bookmark with: Netvouz Netvouz

See also:

Latest News:

Search News
News Front Page
Accountancy / Tax
Advertising / PR
Armed Forces
Aviation / Aerospace
Banking / Finance
Charities / Voluntary
Childcare / Youth
Construction / Property
Customer Services
Education / Training / Teaching
Emergency Services
Engineering / Electronics
Entertainment / TV / Theatre
Graduate Roles
HR / Recruitment
Health / Beauty
Hotel / Catering / Restaurants
IT / Internet
Insurance / Pensions
International / Overseas
Management / Business
Manufacturing / Industry
Media / New Media / Creative
Medical / Healthcare
Pharmaceutical Industry
Public Sector
Retail / Wholesale
Sales / Purchasing / Marketing
Science / Technology
Secretarial / PA / Admin
Skilled / Semi-skilled Manual
Transport / Logistics
Travel / Tourism / Leisure