M&S Delivers Huge Rise In Responsible Cotton Sourcing

More than three quarters (77 per cent) of the cotton sourced for M&S products is now grown using more sustainable methods – meaning M&S cotton is helping farmers use fewer pesticides, less water and make more profit. It makes M&S one of the biggest users of more sustainably sourced cotton and puts it on track to meet its commitment to hit 100 per cent next year. The figure is published for the first time today as part of M&S’ 2018 Plan A report, it’s annual progress report against 100 commitments…

Read More

M&S raises the stakes with unrivalled new British beef traceability campaign

Marks & Spencer has launched a new, summer-long food marketing campaign that shines a spotlight on M&S’ new beef traceability standards. As highlighted in the campaign, M&S is the only national retailer in the UK that can trace every piece of beef it sells – whether it’s in a prepared meal, a sandwich or a prime cut – all the way back to every farm and animal from which it is sourced. The “We trace it, so you can trust it” campaign is backed by DNA sampling provided by Dublin-based…

Read More

Grey London & M&S Paddington Ad Turned into a Book To Raise Money for the NSPCC

When Paddington arrived in London he was alone and afraid. But the Browns took care of him and made him realise people loved him for who he was; even though he wasn’t like anyone else he still felt at home.   The Childline service, provided by the NSPCC, helps thousands of children every day. Children who feel different; who feel that they don’t fit in.  Each with their own unique set of worries.  That’s why Paddington has brought one of his favourite charities –  Childline – together with Mark & Spencer,…

Read More

M&S Introduce the Men’s ‘Shwop Suit’

As part of their Plan A 2025 sustainability plan, M&S are committed to a quarter of their clothing and home products being made using at least 25% recycled materials. The firm are constantly looking at ways to push boundaries and introduce new innovations within their fabrics, and for their winter collection they wanted to create a suit that not only included recycled wool, but also used some of the wool that customers have donated in stores through their Shwopping clothes recycling initiative with Oxfam. For the past few years one…

Read More

M&S partners with Breast Cancer Now for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, M&S have invited seven inspiring women who have been affected by breast cancer to model their new pink bra collection. 20% of pink bra sales will be donated to Breast Cancer Now throughout October. This October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, M&S will be sharing the words and experiences of seven inspirational women – who have all been affected by breast cancer – in a campaign to help raise awareness of its partnership with Breast Cancer Now and raise funds for vital…

Read More