Retail giant Marks & Spencer has revealed a steeper drop in sales in its embattled clothing division after shunning discounts and seeing shopper d(...)

M&S executive John Dixon: the  26-year M&S veteran was widely seen as a potential successor to chief executive Marc Bolland. He has quit to take on the role of chief executive at another company. Photograph:  M&S/PA Wire

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Clothes are displayed on hangers in an M&S shop in northwest London.

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Customers resent having to wade through duds on the rails to get to the good stuff

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Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters
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Marks & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland at the High street giant’s AGM, held at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: Adrian Brooks/M&S/PA Wire

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Marc Bolland, chief executive  of Marks & Spencer, pictured at World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, earlier this year Photograph: Bloomberg

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Marks and Spencer chief executive Marc Bollard has focused on boosting profit margins since taking over in 2010

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Marks and Spencer: potential cash return is expected to be underpinned by an improvement in profitability in its clothing after the retailer brought in Mark and Neal Lindsey, the architects of rival Next’s supply chain. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Marks & Spencer is poised to unveil its first increase in full-year profit under the stewardship of chief executive Marc Bolland, paving the way f(...)