One our favorite stores in England is Marks & Spencer .We are so excited that Target is selling some of their items.
The retailers have a lot of similarities, but this is the first time the two have partnered to bring items across the pond.
Thanks to globalization, plenty of brands can be found on both sides of the pond. Londoners can chow down at Popeyes while New Yorkers can grab a sandwich at Pret a Manger. (Yes, despite the French name, it’s a British company.) Still, lots of shops only operate on their home turf. For instance, Brits won’t find a single Target in the U.K., and Americans are missing out on Marks & Spencer, a similar British retail chain that sells clothes and food and everything in between.
But, now, as part of a fitting new partnership, Americans will have easy access to some of M&S’s signature food and beverage products which will temporarily be sold at Target and on Target.com just in time for the holidays.
The two retailers say that the curated selection of 15 products is being “anchored by items that signal the joy of the holiday season” featuring products offered “in exquisite and interactive packaging (some light up, play music, etc.) that guests will be proud to gift and excited to consume.” The items are also intended to be affordable, with most priced between $9.99 and $14.99.
The entire collection includes everything from “caramels and chocolates to biscuits and teas,” but four items in particular have been selected as highlights (with descriptions provided by the brands):
- Santa’s Magical Light Up Chocolate Workshop “includes mini snow dusted milk, dark, and white chocolate houses with a dazzling light-up festive scene inside the lid.”
- The Shortbread Biscuit Light-Up Lantern “isn’t just a festive decoration, it also includes a pack of delicious and buttery shortbread shapes inside.”
- The Gingerbread Musical House Tin “is filled with tiny luxury gingerbread houses and plays a festive tune.”
- Finally, sure to be a hit is the Shortbread Biscuit Bus Tin which is “shaped like a red double-decker London bus featuring adorable illustrations and filled with shortbread biscuits.” Seriously, what Anglophile doesn’t love a British double-decker bus?