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  • M&S turns staff into stylists
  • M&S turns staff into stylists
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M&S turns staff into stylists

M&S may be the place you go for a five-pack of pants rather than key fashion pieces, but in an attempt to push sales of its Autograph brand – which is firmly targeted at Gen Y – uniform-wearing sales assistants will be swapped for stylists dressed head-to-toe in Marks and Sparks.



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