Marks & Spencer 20th Anniversary

This year, Marks & Spencer is inviting customers to celebrate two decades of quality British style in the Philippines as the retailer marks 20 years of trading in the country.

As part of the celebrations, loyalty customers will have the chance to win an overnight stay and spa package for two at the Shangri-La at The Fort and a buffet party for 10 at High Street Café, as well as a Marks & Spencer shopping spree worth Php 50,000. Another 20 customers will win Php 20,000 worth of Marks & Spencer gift vouchers. Other benefits of being a Marks & Spencer loyalty customer include birthday discounts, seasonal freebies, personalized shopping services, bonus points and more.

In 1997, Rustan Marketing Specialists, Inc., a subsidiary of SSI Group, Inc. became the official franchise partner of Marks & Spencer in the Philippines. Since then, the partnership has grown from strength to strength. There are now 22 Marks & Spencer stores in the Philippines – 15 in Metro Manila and 7 in different provinces – where customers can enjoy the retailer’s high quality, great value clothing and food products.

Marks & Spencer 20th Anniversary (1)Over the last twenty years, popular M&S products have included delicious Milk and Dark Chocolate Digestive Biscuits through to the ‘must-have’ timeless Trench Coat, the classic Linen Shirt and Sumptuously-Soft Bra – the perfect underpinning for every outfit.

James Harvey, Head of International Franchise at Marks & Spencer, said: “We are really proud to be celebrating our twentieth anniversary in the Philippines with our customers and our long-term franchise partner Rustan Marketing Specialists. Our franchise operations are central to our international strategy and we look forward to our next 20 years in the Philippines.”

Anton T. Huang, President of SSI Group, said: “Customers are at the heart of everything Marks & Spencer does and we are delighted to be celebrating our twentieth anniversary with a really exciting monthly raffle prizes for our loyal customers. We hope that customers will continue to enjoy our exceptional quality, stylish clothing and outstanding quality food for many years to come.

Marks & Spencer 20th Anniversary (2)Marks & Spencer’s timeline in the Philippines – 1997 to 2017

Marks & Spencer 20th Anniversary (2)Exceptional quality, stylish clothing collections

At the heart of the Marks & Spencer clothing offer is considered and wearable design, celebrating style and high attention to detail with impeccable quality that lasts. All Marks & Spencer collections are designed and developed by a team of skilled international in-house designers based in London. Each season they create chic, wearable and high-quality ranges with helpful innovations perfect for all wardrobes.

Outstanding quality food

Marks & Spencer Food is renowned for leading the way in quality and innovation. To stay at the forefront of food innovation, a team of food technologists and product developers based in London focus on continually identifying new trends and developing new delicious food and drink products for customers to enjoy. As a food specialist, Marks & Spencer is also committed to using the very best quality and responsibly sourced ingredients in all of its exclusive food products, including moving to 100% Fairtrade Tea and Coffee in 2006 and using only free range eggs in all its food ranges since 2002.

About Marks & Spencer

Marks & Spencer sells high quality, great value clothing and home products as well as outstanding quality food.

Established in 1884, Marks & Spencer currently has over 930 UK stores and over 460 international stores.

In addition to the UK, M&S has a store and/or online presence in 57 international markets.

For more information please visit


@MarkandSpencerPhilippines (Facebook) or @markandspencerph (Instagram)

In the Philippines, Marks & Spencer is exclusively distributed by Rustan Marketing Specialists, Inc. and is located at the following locations:

Alabang Town Center | Eastwood Mall | Gateway Mall | Glorietta 4 | Greenbelt 5 | Rockwell Power Plant Mall |  Robinsons Place Manila | Shangri-la Plaza Mall | SM Mall of Asia | SM Megamall | SM City North Edsa | Trinoma | Central Square  | Estancia at Capitol Commons  | Abreeza Mall, Davao | Marquee Mall | Ayala Center Cebu | Lim Ket Kai Center  | Cagayan De Oro  |  Paseo de Sta. Rosa Outlet Store | Subic Harbor Point Outlet Store | SM Lanang Premier 

About the promotion

The competition will run from February 6 to November 19, 2017. For every purchase of Php2,000.00, each loyalty member is entitled to one (1) electronic raffle coupon. One (1) winner of Php20,000.00 Marks & Spencer gift vouchers will be drawn every 20th of the month from February to November 2017.

The grand draw for all entries is scheduled for November 20, 2017. One (1) winner will win an overnight stay and spa package for two (2) at Shangri-La at The Fort with a buffet party for 10 at High Street Café, and a Marks & Spencer shopping spree worth Php50,000.00. 20 winners will be given Php20,000.00 worth of Marks & Spencer gift vouchers. Visit the nearest Marks & Spencer store to for more information.

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