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Matt Harrison's Leadership Journey: A Blend of Vision, Strategy, and Growth

Matt Harrison, nine months into his role as Channels Director for M&S Foods, shares insights into his career, the exciting developments within the Channels team and the culture at M&S. With a background spanning both corporate and entrepreneurial businesses, Matt’s varied skills are shaping the future of M&S in the competitive retail landscape.  

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People behind the product: Meringues fit for a King

We spoke to Lead Product Developer, Naomi, Buyer, Lily, and Food Technologist, Chantal, about how they got our white, red and blue meringue clouds from idea to shelf in just four months and how they feel about seeing their product in store in time for the King’s Coronation.

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  • #Inclusion & Diversity

Embedding digital inclusion into M&S web platforms

Dilesh, Product Manager for M&S Web platforms, and Emma, Senior Engineer, emphasize the importance of accessibility in their roles. For M&S, accessibility ensures inclusivity for all users. Citing W3C, businesses with an accessibility focus are more innovative and better poised for success.

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Meet Sophie

We spoke to Sophie, Brand Manager for Percy Pig, Collection, Gastropub and ‘Our Best Ever’.

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Meet Product Manager, Sasha

Sasha is one of our brilliant Product Managers in our Digital & Tech team, helping us to continuously delight our customers online and in-store through innovative and convenient tech solutions. Learn more about her role and her proudest career moment to date.

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Meet Scotland’s Rising Star, Jamie

Last week, Marks & Start alum Jamie, was awarded the The Prince’s Trust and TK Maxx and Homesense Rising Star Award in Scotland. The award recognises young people who have succeeded against the odds, improved their chances in life and had a positive impact on their local community.

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