Wednesday October 28, 2020

Appetite For Distraction

Nothing says ‘I have arrived’ quite like doing your Big Shop in Marks & Spencer. Do you need prosecco-encrusted avocados and triple-milled salted caramel cat food? Yes, you do

3rd February, 2019
The Marks & Spencer food hall is the ultimate in retail therapy

Is there any clearer indication of success than doing your Big Shop in Marks & Spencer? I would argue that no, there is not. Sure, job security and satisfaction, a reliable roof over your head, a nice car, a happy life – these are all fine. But show me a person who requires a trolley when they enter an M&S, and I’ll show you the king of the world. Imagine buying your spuds there? Your...

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