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M&S names next 17 stores it wants to close

Marks and Spencer has named the next wave of stores earmarked for closure in its reorganisation plan, including those in Huddersfield, Hull and Luton.
The 17 proposed closures are part of the clothing, homeware and food retailer's five-year plan to shut more than 100 stores by 2022.
The latest plans will affect 1,045 staff, who will now be involved in a consultation process.
So far, 30 stores have closed and another eight have already been named.
The company wants to move a third of its sales online and plans to have fewer stores in better locations.
The company says it will now consult staff and listen to any alternative suggestions from them for how to keep the stores open.
No stores will close until this process has been completed and, in a statement, the company said it had "the intention of retaining as many people as possible".
The 17 stores which M&S proposes to close are: Ashford, Barrow, Bedford, Boston, Buxton, Cwmbran, Deal, Felixstowe, Huddersfield, Hull, Junction One Antrim Outlet, Luton Arndale, Newark, Northwich, Rotherham, Sutton Coldfield and Weston-super-Mare.

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