Marks & Spencer is to open its first store in Taiwan next month. The Times

The 20,000 sq ft store in the Dream Mall, Kaoshiung, Taiwan’s second largest city, will be opened with joint venture partner President Chain Store group. It will be followed by two more stores in Taipei before the end of the year. M&S already has 64 stores in Asia through franchises in Thailand, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and the Philippines. It also owns stores in Hong Kong.