UK: Marks and Spencer sales down like for like, but food operations show improvement
Like-for-like food sales at British high street retailer Marks & Spencer have risen 2.1% for the 16 weeks to 20 January, showing some improvement on last year. General sales have fallen a further 9.6% like-for-like however, confirming the worst expectations of critics and forcing further re-evaluation of the store's clothing, gift, and home furnishings operations.
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