Marks & Spencer
Tonlin Branch: 201, ZhongXiao E Rd, Sec 4, 1F/B1
New York New York Branch: 12, SongShou Rd, 3F
Opened in 1884, Marks & Spencer is a reputable British clothing and food store that is giving the southern Taiwan market a try in Kaohsiung's Dream Mall. Recently, they have opened up two more branches in Taipei--one in Tonlin Department Store and the other in New York New York Shopping Center. In the Marks & Spencer store, you can find not only clothes, but also household supplies, cosmetics and skin care products, as well as foods and other exclusive Marks & Spencer merchandise. All of their food products are sold under the Marks & Spencer label; they are made without chemical additives from carefully-selected ingredients from around the world. They also focus on products with less trans-fatty acids and more natural ingredients. Most of the breakfast cereal selections come with large quantities of fruits and nuts. --By Josie Wu, translated by Ann Lee
A. Marks & Spencer's Taiwan area manager, Stephen Walker, recommends three foods series to his Taiwanese customers: Organic, Eat Well, and Fairtrade.
B. The grocery is composed of seven categories: biscuits, salty snacks, candies & chocolates, liquor, non-alcoholic drinks, and nuts/tea/coffee. With over 400 items to choose from, Marks & Spencer allows Taiwanese customers to taste delicacies from all over the world--without the jet lag.