M&S branches out into electricalsElectrical departments to be set up in key stores

04 September 2006

 

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Marks and Spencer  (M&S) is to sell electrical goods from almost 100 stores across the UK following a successful trial.

The high-street chain plans to open technology departments in 13 of its largest stores, including the firm's flagship Marble Arch store in London.

The departments, which will open throughout September and October, will stock a range of products including TVs, DVDs, radios, stereos, cameras, camcorders, mobiles and MP3 players.

The group also plans to sell a smaller range, including telephones, digital radios and accessories, from another 85 shops.

Trained staff

Steve Rowe, Director of Home and Technology, said: ‘Following our successful ten-month trial of electrical goods, Marks & Spencer is ready to launch dedicated technology departments in key stores.

‘By offering a selection of carefully chosen products from some of the biggest names in the business along with good prices, technology trained staff and great after-care service, Marks & Spencer is taking a completely new approach to technology.’