Founded in 1884, M&S has grown from a single market stall to an international, multi-channel retailer. M&S sell high quality, great value products to 32 million customers through 914 UK stores and an e-commerce platform. The business is built upon strong values of Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity and that of being In touch. These values have been at the heart of how the firm conducts business since starting out as a Penny Bazaar at Leeds Kirkgate Market. Management is making the M&S brand even more accessible to customers around the world. Company products are sold through international stores across Europe, the Middle East and Asia and this international presence is growing through a multi-channel approach.