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

Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland has seen his total pay package jump by nearly a third after landing a £596,000 (€812,000) bonus for delivering t(...)

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

Retailer Marks & Spencer posted its first rise in annual profit in four years and said it would return excess cash to shareholders, fuelling hopes(...)

Fingleton ‘did not read’ files Michael Fingleton, former head of Irish Nationwide, argued that he should not be liable to repay a €5.5 million(...)

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(...)

Marks & Spencer  registered a surprise improvement in sales at its clothing division. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Marks and Spencer said general-merchandise revenue advanced for the first time since 2011 as the retailer finally got fashion sales back onto an upwar(...)

After 14 consecutive quarterly declines in clothing, footwear and homeware sales, time could be running out for the man tasked with finding a solution - Dutchman Marc Bolland. (Photograph: EPA/ANDY RAIN)

For generations, British children went to school in Marks & Spencer’s (MKS.L) clothes, teenagers turned to it for first interview suits and shopp(...)

Shares in the supermarket chain jumped more than 4 per cent after news of Dalton Philips’s departure, a brutal verdict from the City on the Irish man’s time at the top. Photograph: PA

Dalton Philips, the globetrotting Irish retail executive, will soon be heading back to his homeland to reflect on the future after being sacked as chi(...)

Tesco chief executive: Dave Lewis stunned investors by issuing the retailer’s fifth warning on profits this year. Photograph: Tesco/PA Wire

The Nightmare before Christmas or 100 Days from Hell – however you describe it, rarely can a chief executive have endured a more catastrophic start(...)

Still Britain’s biggest retailer by market share, M&S’s performance over Christmas will clearly be key to how much longer Marc Bolland can hold on to his job at the group.

Four years ago, Helen Weir was being tipped as the first woman to run a top UK bank. Now she’s being named as a potential successor to Marc Bolland at(...)

 A lone shopper sits outside a Primark clothing store. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Increasingly erratic weather is driving European clothing retailers to buy goods more often and closer to home, rather than relying on seasonal collec(...)