British retailer Marks & Spencer has reported another fall in quarterly underlying sales in its clothing division, illustrating the extent of the challenge facing its new boss.

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Steve Rowe takes charge at M&S at a difficult time for the retail industry. Photogreaph: Toby Melville/Reuters

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Marc Bolland will remain chief executive and on the board until the end of the current financial year on April 2nd

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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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