Marks & Spencer is extending its Simply Food chain to 171 stores after agreeing a deal to acquire 28 stores on a leasehold basis from Iceland Foods. The outlets, which will cost M&S &£38m, will be refitted to open in the summer.
CEO Alex Mahon believes the broadcaster is “stronger” and more able to deliver on its purpose “than ever” as it transitions into a post-pandemic world, having successfully grown its digital platform and increased diverse representation.
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