Marks and Spencer Group PLC operates in the Department stores sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Marks and Spencer Group PLC with three other
department stores in Europe:
Poundland Group PLC
sales of £1.21 billion [US$1.49 billion]
of which 100%
was Department Stores),
B&M European Value Retail SA
(£2.04 billion [US$2.50 billion]
of which 93%
was UK Retail), and
FIH GROUP PLC
(£39.00 million [US$47.91 million]
of which 47%
was Is OPerating - General Trading in the Fa).
Marks and Spencer Group PLC reported sales of £10.56 billion (US$12.97 billion)
March of 2016.
increase of 2.4%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were £10.31 billion.
Sales at Marks and Spencer Group PLC have increased during each of the previous five years
(and since 2011, sales have increased a total of 8%).
The sales level in 2016 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2011, Marks and Spencer Group PLC had sales
of £9.74 billion.
Sales of Food saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
5.2% in 2016, from
£5.23 billion to £5.51 billion.
Not all segments of Marks and Spencer Group PLC experienced an increase in sales in 2016:
sales of International - Franchised fell 3.4% to £329.70 million.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Marks and Spencer Group PLC also experienced decreases in sales in
General Merchandise (down 0.7% to £3.96 billion)