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4 August 2011

MARKS & SPENCER SIGNS UP FOR FULL TRACEABILITY

As part of its Plan A commitment to become the world’s most sustainable major retailer by 2015, Marks & Spencer has signed a deal with supply chain traceability specialist Historic Futures that will give the UK retailer full “raw material to store” traceability on every single clothing item and home product that it sells.

M&S is the first major retailer to commit to full traceability for non-food products and will work with Historic Futures to use its traceability service ‘String’, which allows M&S to collect information from the extended supply-chain, describing where and how every product is made. This includes the source of the raw materials such as cotton and wool. Read on

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