Hundreds of jobs lost as M&S announces it is to close three stores in North West

Marks & Spencer
Struggling Marks & Spencer has announced it is closing another 17 stores in a move that will affect more than 1,000 staff. There are three stores in the North West earmarked for closure at Barrow, Buxton and Northwich. The high street giant announced earlier this year that it is closing 100 stores as part of a restructuring plan as sales move online. As part of the move it has already shut 30 branches. Sacha Berendji, the M&S retail, operations and property director, said: “Proposing to close stores is never easy... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...