The 5 that matter – M&S Food

With the rather surprising news that former UK retail veteran Stuart Machin has returned to UK Food retailing after a period in Australia with Coles and Target and also with Steinhoff (UK). Here are the 5 that matter for M&S Food as he looks to get started in April. 

Express Checkout – Toys R Us

Express Checkout: Toys R Us (UK) have entered administration today after struggling to pay a VAT demand. The chain has made a loss for the last 7 years (from 8) and has struggled with a mountain of debt and an aged store estate with locations that are broadly out of town.