Marks and Spencer
Marks and Spencer Group plc (commonly abbreviated to M&S and colloquially known as Marks's or Marks & Sparks) is a major British multinational retailer with headquarters in Paddington, London, England, that specializes in selling clothing, beauty, home products, and food products. M&S was founded in 1884 by Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer in Leeds. M&S currently has 959 stores across the UK, including 615 that only sell food products and, through its television advertising, asserts the exclusive nature and the luxurious appeal of its food and beverages. It also offers online food delivery service through a joint venture with grocery technology company, Ocado.