The British retailer Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes French stores. Getting fresh food through Brexit’s “supply chain complexities” has prompted the closing of 11 stores, the company said. Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes 11 French storesBrexit has made it "near impossible" for it to supply fresh and chilled products to France, the retailer says. Marks & Spencer blames Brexit supply woes for French store closuresThe group will shut 11 of its 20 stores in France due to disruption to exports from the UK to Europe after Brexit. UK's M&S to close 11 stores in France after BrexitBritish retailer Marks & Spencer said it would close all 11 franchise food stores it runs with partner SFH in France over the coming months after new trade rules in place since Britain left the European Union hammered product availability. Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes stores in FranceMarks & Spencer is closing 11 of its stores in France because of supply chain problems related to Brexit. Teatime is over: M&S to shut up shop in France over Brexit falloutBritish retailer Marks and Spencer said Thursday it planned to shut more than half its stores in France with Brexit affecting supplies of fresh and chilled products. Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as closes 11 French storesBrexit has made it "near impossible" for it to supply fresh and chilled products to France, the retailer says. M&S reviews France business in light of post-Brexit customs rulesThe retailer said it was taking "decisive steps" on its European operations - after earlier this year complaining of the "pointless and byzantine" way rules on exports from the UK into the bloc were being enforced.