Marks & Spencer poaches Topshop fashion boss

Marks & Spencer Manchester

Marks & Spencer has poached Topshop fashion director Maddy Evans as it grapples to revive its clothing sales.

Evans is expected to join M&S in November, the Mail on Sunday reported. She will be tasked with helping to boost the retailer’s fashion credentials in the eyes of younger shoppers.

Details of her appointment emerged just days after M&S parted ways with Jill McDonald, managing director of its clothing and home division, after less than two years.

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