Marks and Spencer (M&S) has opened its first Simply Food store in La Defense, Paris, France in partnership with Relay France and Promometro.

  • The store is 700 square meters large, features 3,000 SKU’s and expects to service around 6,000 shoppers daily.
  • The next store will be opened in Chatelet-Les-Halles, which is the most used train station In Europe.
  • The retailer plans to open 20 stores in the country in the next five years in Paris; out of the new stores 10 will be located in main train and metro stations.
  • Overall operations in France are expected to reach profitability in the next three years.