Emily Evans bought her first doer-upper in Bridgwater, Somerset, aged 19, with her then boyfriend. They put down a £16,000 deposit and snapped up the Victorian semi for £160,000.
Since the end of March, M&S has closed 14 shops, bringing the total over two years to 63. The shift in gear emerged ahead of its annual results later this week.
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