M&S boss Rowe calls for extended Sunday trading before Christmas

Rowe, Steve

Marks & Spencer chief executive Steve Rowe has joined Primark in calling for extended trading hours in the run-up to Christmas.

Rowe said the retailer, which recorded its first pre-tax loss in its interim results today, is “lobbying quite hard with the rest of the industry for the extension and deregulation of some Sunday hours, particularly as we get closer to Christmas”.

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