Marks & Spencer suffered a 0.7% fall in group sales figures in the 13 weeks to June 30. Like-for-like UK sales fell 2.8%, with general merchandise dropping 6.8%. Multi-channel sales (including the mobile website) were up 14.9%.
– Marc Bolland, Chief Executive of Marks & Spencer
Our food business has again performed strongly. General merchandise underperformedin a difficult trading season. We are confident we are taking the necessarysteps to address this.
Weare pleased with the performance in multi-channel and our key internationalbusinesses, which are continuing to make good progress.