Marks and Spencer. 1955. Service as fresh as the sea air. St Michael News. July 22nd, p. 2-3.
Marks and Spencer celebrate the high level of customer service that their female sales assistants provide. The article recognises the essential role that women sales assistants play in the success of the organisation as a whole, with an emphasis on their feminine qualities of helpfulness, positivity and attentiveness to customer needs in the 1950’s. Indeed, the role of the ‘sales girl’ was iconic and integral to the British retail landscape at this time.
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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive