What if… Sanpower bought (some of) M&S?

In the UK, the Chinese conglomerate has bought House of Fraser and wants to partner with Hamleys. Could a strategic alliance with M&S be next?

What if… Sanpower bought (some of) M&S?

The clothes of Marks Spencer have never been very trendy and in recent years it has struggled to keep out of the red, so it was a godsend when UK fashionista Alexa Chung’s tip about a suede skirt helped the British high street store to its first annual profit in four years in its last full fiscal year.

MS’s troubles have since returned, claiming the scalp of chief executive officer Marc Bolland just last...

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