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Marks and Spencer is a major British retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London, with 703 stores in the United Kingdom and 361 stores spread across more than 40 countries. It specialises in the selling of clothing and luxury food products. M&S was founded in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer in Leeds. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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Ethisphere Announces the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies
Business Wire IndiaThe Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today announced the 2015 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. The latest list includes 132 companies representing more than 50 industries spanning 21 countries and five continents.

Eagle Eye Selects Rackspace DevOps Automation to Help Deploy Applications Faster
LONDON, UK--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced that Eagle Eye, a UK leader in digital consumer engagement, will use the Rackspace DevOps Automation service to manage a cloud-based infrastructure which supports its product network for offers, vouchers and reward transactions.

The CarbonNeutral Company Voted Best Offset Retailer for Fourth Consecutive Year
The CarbonNeutral Company ( has been voted Best Offset Retailer for the fourth consecutive year, in a survey conducted by Environmental Finance. (www.environmental-finance

Land Securities Acquires 30% Stake in Bluewater, Kent for GBP 656 Million
Land Securities (LSE: LAND) (PINKSHEETS: LSGOF) announces it has acquired a 30% stake in the Bluewater shopping centre, Kent for a cash consideration of £ 656 million from Lend Lease. In addition, Land Securities has acquired the full asset management rights for the centre and 110 acres of surrounding land for £ 40 million

Vodafone Tops List of the U.K.'s Most Honored Companies in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Executive Team Ranking
Vodafone Group's CEO Vittorio Colao claims victory as the Telecommunications Services sector's #1 CEO in the 2014 All-Europe Executive Team, Institutional Investor's annual survey of portfolio managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side equity research professionals around the world. The company also receives top honors for best investor relations program in its sector.

Lowe and Partners Announces Acquisition of Global Digital Network Profero
Agency to Operate as Lowe Profero

BSIMM-V Release Expands Premier Measurement Tool for Software Security
Cigital, Inc. today announced the fifth major release of the Building Security In Maturity Model (BSIMM), the industry's first and only software security measurement tool built on real-world data. Built in collaboration with HP, BSIMM-V helps organizations understand, measure, and plan their software security initiatives

Cigital, Inc.: BSIMM-V Release Expands Premier Measurement Tool for Software Security
Cigital and HP Collaborate to Study Software Security Practices of Nearly 70 Organizations and More Than 270,000 Software Developers

Introducing Set That: New Social Shopping Website Set to Change the Way We Shop Online
The new social commerce website, Set That, brings people and products together, making online shopping smarter, easier and more inspiring. A place to share and recommend, Set That lets consumers explore "sets" of products that have been curated by other site users to find the product they are looking to buy

James River Capitalises on Higher Gas Prices & Sir Stuart Rose Takes Over as Chairman of Ocado - Finspreads
Finspreads: Shares in James River Coal shot up at the end of trading on the Nasdaq yesterday (January 21st), as rising gas prices continue to improve the prospects for cheaper heating alternatives this winter. The sharp rise indicates a reversal in the fortunes of the coal company, whose shares have struggled along with others in the sector in recent months.

All Eyes on the US as Earnings Season Continues This Week -- City Index UK
City Index UK: The fourth-quarter earnings season picks up pace in the US this week, with a swathe of major companies announcing results starting Wednesday, January 16.

FTSE 100 Subdued as BRC Reveals Online Saved Retailers in December -- Finspreads
Finspreads -- The FTSE 100 was subdued at 6062.9 points this morning (January 8th), as the markets opened on news online shopping managed to save the retail sector's sales from dropping in December. The FTSE posted its first loss of the year in yesterday's session, but it is still at a two-year high

Marks & Spencer Expands RFID Program with Avery Dennison
At the NRF 102nd Annual Convention & EXPO, Avery Dennison has announced an expansion of its nine-year RFID supply partnership with Marks & Spencer PLC (M&S), a leading U.K.-based apparel and food retailer

City Index Group Relaunches Finspreads, a Pioneering Spread Betting Brand for Trading Novices
Finspreads -- City Index Group, a leading global provider of retail trading services, including Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs) and margined foreign exchange (FX), has re-launched Finspreads, a financial spread betting brand providing quick and easy access to the world's markets and specifically targeted at trading novices.

Gap Inc. Creates Global Brand Management Structure to Drive the Company’s Long-Term Growth
Building upon its solid performance this year, Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) has announced a new global brand structure designed to fuel the company’s long-term growth. Gap Inc.’s five brands and over 3,200 stores are currently located in more than 40 countries worldwide, up from just eight countries in 2006.

British Royal family worth 44 billion pounds
The British Royal Family is estimated to be worth over 44 billion pounds, a new study has revealed.

Marks 'n' Spencer launches world's 'most sustainable suit'
Marks and Spencer's sustainable suit took four years in the making, with its care label made from recycled polyester.

Lily Cole admits being bullied for having red hair as a child
Lily Cole has revealed that she was bullied for her distinctive ginger hair during her school years and accused schools of not taking the issue of hair-based discrimination seriously enough.

Brand new fruit called 'papple' set to go on sale in UK
A new fruit described as a pear disguised as an apple, is set to hit the market in the UK next week.

Marks and Spencer's comfy corset promises perfect 'Mad Men' wasp waist
Earlier, achieving the perfect wasp waist required a painful corset or an equally painful exercise regime, but now Marks and Spencer has come up with a rather more comfortable alternative in the shape of lightweight corset-style lingerie that doesn't force the wearer to hold her breath.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley designs own lingerie line
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley has gone from modelling sexy underwear to designing her own lingerie line.

Dannii not speaking to Simon Cowell over 'kiss and tell'
Simon Cowell's decision to "kiss and tell" about his relationship with Danni Minogue seems to have disappointed the model.

Now, pants to help fulfil every woman's fantasy of flaunting 'flat' stomachs
Marks and Spencer, a high street chain, has unveiled its new range of "secret slimming" pants.

M and S charity calendar too hot to be sold 'over the counter'
A bold calendar featuring scantily clad Marks and Spencer employees has been sold 'under the counter'; after staff claimed that they were told not to sell it in store.

Lobsters replace turkey this Christmas to cheer up recession-hit Brits!
Recession hit Brits are turning to luxury grub 'Lobsters' instead of conventional 'turkeys' this Christmas to overcome their low mood, experts say.

Ex-MI5 chief reveals her personal life was spied on by Sunday Times journo
The former head of MI5, Dame Stella Rimington, , has revealed that journalists at one of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers launched a secret campaign to uncover her personal life.

Ryan Reynolds, Rosie Whiteley and David Gandy new faces of M and S
David Gandy and Ryan Reynolds have joined Rosie Huntington Whiteley to become the new faces of Marks and Spencer for its autumn campaign.

M and S scraps ads featuring Twiggy, Minogue, VV Brown to revamp its appeal
Marks and Spencer has scrapped a set of ads that included model Twiggy, former X-factor judge Dannii Minogue and singer VV Brown in a bid to revamp its appeal.

'M and S' shoppers 'twice as likely to enjoy orgies than average Brits'
The customers of Marks and Spencer are twice as likely to enjoy orgies than other average Britons, according to a new survey.

'Silver Slimmer' women in their 60's taking to dieting with a vengeance
A new study has found that older people are dieting in record numbers in a bid to get the perfect body like glamorous sixty-something model Twiggy and actress Dame Helen Mirren.

Now, new lacy knickers to banish visible panty lines!
Marks and Spencer have come up with a novel way to overcome the dreaded visible panty line, with specially designed knickers to be worn under clingy summer dresses and tight trousers.

World's first ever carbon neutral bra goes on sale in UK
With Earth Day just over a week away, a leading retailer in the UK has already given shoppers an eco-makeover.

UK young girls' waistlines 4 inches larger now than 30 yrs ago!
A new study has raised the alarm over rising levels of obesity in the UK - it found that the waistlines of young girls are four inches larger than those of their counterparts 30 years ago.

Now first four-way brassiere that promises to smooth out bulges
A new bra that promises to slim, push up, plunge and even allow the wearer to go strapless, has been created.

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