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Around 50 jobs have been created in Preston as a result of an extension of the Marks & Spencer store in Deepdale Shopping Park.

Former Marks & Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose has acquired a stake in Northwich-based ecommerce firm The Hut.

Marks & Spencer is to name investment banker Robert Swannell as Stuart Rose's successor as chairman, according to Reuters.

More people trust the collective views of our captains of industry than any of the political parties when it comes to charting our economic recovery, according to new research published today by research consultancy Leapfrog.

Marks & Spencer, the high street retailer, is to close 27 shops and cut more than 1,000 jobs.

Following a store portfolio review, the group said it would close 27 stores – 25 of which will be Simply Food stores.

Around 780 of the job cuts will result from the closure of these stores while as many as 450 jobs will be cut at its head office.

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