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    • TeegansNan
    • By TeegansNan 24th Dec 19, 12:59 PM
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    M&S sale now on
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    • 24th Dec 19, 12:59 PM
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    M&S sale now on 24th Dec 19 at 12:59 PM
    So..... M&S didn't give Sparks card holders a preview to the sale
    Last look it wasn't advertised as such on the website, but browse through and many things are reduced 'sale'.
    Last edited by TeegansNan; 24-12-2019 at 12:59 PM. Reason: spelling!
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    • surfsister
    • By surfsister 30th Dec 19, 3:22 PM
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    • 30th Dec 19, 3:22 PM
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    • 30th Dec 19, 3:22 PM
    had loads of 50% off clothes in store about half of the shop in fact. lots lof xmas tat too 50% off.

    veg 20p carrots 20p sprouts
    • luxor4t
    • By luxor4t 31st Dec 19, 9:59 AM
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    • 31st Dec 19, 9:59 AM
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    • 31st Dec 19, 9:59 AM
    So..... M&S didn't give Sparks card holders a preview to the sale
    Last look it wasn't advertised as such on the website, but browse through and many things are reduced 'sale'.
    Originally posted by TeegansNan
    I had an email, but the stuff online mostly lacklustre if that is any consolation.

    We went to our local store on 27th ( it was closed 26th) and I came home with one shirt, a pack of pants and some cards : I had change from my £25 voucher and didn't use any of my cash! Extremely quiet instore.

    I wanted two new jumpers but was faced with wall-to- wall shapeless polyester and fuzzy "recycled" fabric numbers - all of which looked really uninviting. I learned the hard way earlier in the year that these garments become mid-shapen and very sad looking in no time, even when hand washed.

    DS2 bought a traditional overcoat but took it back because it did not have any pockets - what idiot thought that was a "design feature"?

    End of grumpy old woman rant
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    • belfastgirl23
    • By belfastgirl23 31st Dec 19, 3:02 PM
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    • 31st Dec 19, 3:02 PM
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    • 31st Dec 19, 3:02 PM
    I quite like M&S but this year only their basic stuff is wearable (underwear, plain tops) and they are rarely in the sale. A lot of hideous shapeless dresses in this year’s collection. I’m not much of a one for revealing clothes but neck-to-ankles flowery sacks don’t flatter anyone....

    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 1st Jan 20, 8:50 AM
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    • 1st Jan 20, 8:50 AM
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    • 1st Jan 20, 8:50 AM
    I like M&S leggings.
    I bought 3 pair of good quality ones in the sale.
    2 pair were £7.50, one pair was £12.00 (but they are quite dressy).
    • luxor4t
    • By luxor4t 1st Jan 20, 10:40 AM
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    • 1st Jan 20, 10:40 AM
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    • 1st Jan 20, 10:40 AM
    ...... A lot of hideous shapeless dresses in this yearís collection. Iím not much of a one for revealing clothes but neck-to-ankles flowery sacks donít flatter anyone....
    Originally posted by belfastgirl23


    Ooops, I have been delighted to find dresses with sleeves and that are long enough to cover my damaged knees so I have bought more dresses this year than I have in the last four.

    I hope you will find things you like soon.
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    • pjran
    • By pjran 1st Jan 20, 2:00 PM
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    • 1st Jan 20, 2:00 PM
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    • 1st Jan 20, 2:00 PM
    I bought a pair of flat leather shoes half price. I’m absolutely delighted with them. I paid full price for my navy blue ones so knew the sizing and fit.
    • chipsdog
    • By chipsdog 3rd Jan 20, 7:54 AM
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    • 3rd Jan 20, 7:54 AM
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    • 3rd Jan 20, 7:54 AM
    Any idea when the 75% off will be? thank you
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 3rd Jan 20, 8:32 AM
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    • 3rd Jan 20, 8:32 AM
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    • 3rd Jan 20, 8:32 AM
    I thought the sale went to 70% off then 90% off.


    But I have no idea when it happens.
    • Jimmithecat
    • By Jimmithecat 3rd Jan 20, 8:40 AM
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    Any idea when the 75% off will be? thank you
    Originally posted by chipsdog
    All the Christmas cards and paper were 75% off in store yesterday (4m = 50p & 14m = £1) but sorry I didnít look at anything else
    • Wizzbang
    • By Wizzbang 4th Jan 20, 1:04 PM
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    It only went to 60% off in the last few days. So at least a week, often longer. They have played the long game for the last couple of sales- leaving stock at the higher price until most of it is gone. Then they very quickly move from 70% off, to 90% off. Sometimes 70% off is online and sometimes not.
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    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 9th Jan 20, 6:42 PM
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    All the Christmas cards and paper were 75% off in store yesterday (4m = 50p & 14m = £1) but sorry I didnít look at anything else
    Originally posted by Jimmithecat
    Thanks.
    The individual cards are also 75% off.
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    • curl girl
    • By curl girl 10th Jan 20, 6:06 PM
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    Anyone know when the sale stock goes to 90% off please?
    curl girl with a space - even though there is no space in my cupboard!!!
    • Wizzbang
    • By Wizzbang 11th Jan 20, 2:17 PM
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    Anyone know when the sale stock goes to 90% off please?
    Originally posted by curl girl
    Main stock has not gone to 70% off (only cards and wrap etc at 75% ofF), so good luck waiting. I'd imagine the end of the month. You'll have to wait for it to go to 70% off, then get removed from the website - so all stock can go to stores, before they do 90% off which will literally be the dregs in tiny and XXXL sizes.
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    • marbella
    • By marbella 12th Jan 20, 2:43 PM
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    Sale goes to 70% off in store on Wednesday 15 Jan
    • amy888
    • By amy888 14th Jan 20, 10:02 PM
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    All the xmas cards, wrap, tags and crackers and a few xmas colouring things for kids were 20p today
    • Wizzbang
    • By Wizzbang 15th Jan 20, 1:52 PM
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    My trip was scuppered thanks to flooding, I cannot drive to my nearest store. It doesn't show any signs of abating either!
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    • dollywops
    • By dollywops 16th Jan 20, 2:54 PM
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    Dinosaur slippers £11 now £0.99
    https://www.marksandspencer.com/kids-dinosaur-slippers-5-small-12-small-/p/clp60275014?color=GREENMIX. £0.99 in store.
    • luxor4t
    • By luxor4t 16th Jan 20, 3:19 PM
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    All the xmas cards, wrap, tags and crackers and a few xmas colouring things for kids were 20p today
    Originally posted by amy888
    Quite a selection left in Haverford West store today - down on a little holiday and took refuge in there from the torrential rain! Frozen Xmas cards, cardboard novelty specs, several designs of wrapping paper, tags, and boxes of wrapping accessories.I

    DH found an Xmas jumper for £1.99, and Xmas socks for 99p. Nothing like being prepared.....
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    • Wizzbang
    • By Wizzbang 16th Jan 20, 9:23 PM
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    Made it there eventually, through pouring rain! Lots of stock left, but it really is the dregs already. Nothing left in my son's size in the kids section at all. Ladies has loads; but cropped trousers that no-one wants to wear in winter, nasty fabrics - nothing that really appealed, horrible colours or these slogan tees that they insist on producing. Anything good was mostly size 6 or 8 and size 22 or 24. Men's section has a lot too, but again mostly very small or very large sizes.

    I bought a bra, the as one I'd bought in a different colour when the sale first started. So I knew it was a good buy. I also got lucky and picked up a lovely teal and navy handbag for £5.99 down from £35. Even the till lady was saying what a good buy it was. I may try another store tomorrow or at the weekend. Sometimes the smaller stores have luckier buys!

    I may venture back for 90% off, as there was a real leather skirt in my size - still too expensive, but might still be there and would be a mega bargain for about £20. Also some silly shoes with very high heels that I liked, but wouldn't wear often, so would have to be cheaper.
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