M&S 'Heart-Throb' Gives Customer Service New Meaning

To his 'legion of granny groupies who come by every day for a giggle'

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Over the past few months, the women of Chiswick have discovered a new heart-throb – a 50-something Greek man who is giving customer service a new meaning at M&S.

Bored with his usual job, John Phillips decided to spice up his job by injecting flirtatious humour into impromptu tastings for customers.

“He's a very funny guy and sales have reached record highs since he has been there.” One of his fans told ChiswickW4.com. “He has a legion of granny groupies who come by every day for a giggle.”

“He's a character and has definitely livened up the lives of many women in Chiswick.”

Formerly a caterer working for some of the wealthiest families in the Middle East, John’s stay in Chiswick was supposed to be temporary. He began working at M&S to supplement his income and because he was bored. Now he loves it so much he wants to stay.

John will be dressing in full Highland costume on December 23rd and 24th to offer mince pies and mulled wine to customers picking up their Christmas turkeys.

“He's certainly an antidote to the winter depression. Christmas spirit in action.”

December 18, 2008