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Your M&S magazine with Twiggy on front cover
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M&S Birth of a Brand - Advertising

How a major high street retailer has promoted itself to the world

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M&S Glasgow Argyle Street 1925
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M&S Heart of the High Street - Glasgow

Using primary sources to examine changes in local stores over time

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M&S Exeter High Street 1951
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M&S Heart of the High Street - Exeter

Using primary sources to examine changes in local stores over time

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M&S Manchester Market Street 1931
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M&S Heart of the High Street - Manchester

Using primary sources to examine changes in local stores over time

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M&S Bishop Auckland Newgate Street 1920s
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M&S Heart of the High Street - Bishop Auckland

Using primary sources to examine changes in local stores over time

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M&S Bromley 1980s
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M&S Heart of the High Street - Bromley

Using primary sources to examine changes in local stores over time

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M&S Barrow-in-Furness, Dalton Road 1962
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M&S Heart of the High Street - Barrow-in-Furness

Using primary sources to examine changes in local stores over time

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M&S Timelines - Packaging

A snapshot of M&S packaging developments through time

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M&S Timelines - Womenswear

A snapshot of M&S womenswear developments through time

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M&S Timelines - Menswear

A snapshot of M&S menswear developments through time

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M&S Timelines - Food

A snapshot of M&S food developments through time

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M&S 125 Anniversary shop window display
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M&S Birth of a Brand - Campaign Case Study - 125 Anniversary

How M&S celebrated 125 years of being in business in 2009

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M&S Birth of a Brand - Buildings and Signage

Signs reflect different periods in time

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M&S 1920s bra
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M&S Underwear

A brief look at the development of M&S undergarments

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M&S archive notice explaining self-service shopping
KS4 KS3

M&S First Self-Service Shopping System

Innovative new ways of selling

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Archive photo of M&S early department store displays
KS3

M&S First Department Stores

Transforming the shopping experience from the 1930s onwards

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Archive photo of Marks & Spencer Penny Bazaar
KS3 KS2

M&S Penny Bazaars

The first fixed price shops over 100 years ago

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Marks and Spencer store, Leeds Briggate, 1934
KS3 KS2

M&S - Homegrown Expansion in Leeds

Modernisation in Leeds stores from the 1930s

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Archive photo of M&S cafe bar
KS3 KS2

M&S - 70 Years of In-store Cafés

From early café bar culture to present day

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Marks & Spencer Canterbury Staff: Firefighting Team 1944
KS3 KS4

M&S and the War Effort - Staff Stories

A melted cash float, firefighting ladies and wartime staff bulletins

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