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City snapshot: Morrisons plays down Brexit after 2% second quarter sales hike Subscription

15 Sep 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons said today it has seen “no negative impact” from Brexit after it announced second quarter like for like ex fuel sales growth of 2%

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Morrisons to add hundreds of Amazon lockers to stores Subscription

12 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer has announced it plans to install hundreds of lockers during the current financial year

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'Antibiotic-free' meat range eyed by Morrisons Subscription

08 Sep 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer has registered the phrase ‘Morrisons Raised Without Antibiotics’ as a trademark

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Morrisons to open extra checkouts for shoppers in queues Subscription

08 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer is also launching a new marketing campaign to highlight the checkout promise

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Morrisons launches back-to-school meat and poultry price cuts Subscription

04 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

Price Crunch discounts announced on nearly 130 cooked and fresh meat lines to help families eat “more affordably”

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Morrisons trial at MFG forecourt sites "still under review" Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Motor Fuel Group has said the Morrisons Daily forecourt trial is “still under review” after nine months of operation

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Morrisons sales-based ordering trials sees stock levels soar Subscription

19 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Trial issues with new sales-based ordering system may be due to user error, insiders believe

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Anastasia Duncanson appointed as Morrisons ‘bake officer’

18 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Duncanson received a copy of her job offer iced on a cake

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Ocado to deliver Morrisons store picking in renegotiated deal Subscription

09 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has agreed to take 30% of the capacity in Ocado’s new customer fulfilment centre in Erith

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Morrisons cuts prices to allay Brexit fears Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons this week launched the third phase of its Price Crunch campaign by reducing the price of 1,045 everyday lines

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Morrisons launches third phase of Price Crunch campaign Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The supermarket says it is addressing consumer food price concerns in the wake of the Brexit vote

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Quicke's Cheddar listed at 168 Morrisons stores Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

Quicke’s Extra Mature Cheddar went on sale in cheese aisles last week

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Morrisons bacon 'for Farmers' hits stores Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer is selling the Bacon for Farmers brand in 250g packs of eight smoked or unsmoked British bacon rashers

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Morrisons to open Doddle in-store concession Subscription

08 Jul 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Morrisons has tied up with parcel delivery service Doddle to open an in-store concession

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Morrisons' Rathbones Wakefield bakery reopens after fire

07 Jul 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The retailer took to Twitter to post: ‘We’re baking fresh bread once again’

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Morrisons' Rathbones Wakefield bakery gutted by fire

04 Jul 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

West Yorkshire police said the fire was not being treated as suspicious

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Aldi CEO hits out at ASA for banning its Morrisons price comparison ad Subscription

29 Jun 2016 | By James Halliwell

Morrisons filed a complaint and the ASA agreed the ads were misleading

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Morrisons apologises for 2015 GSCOP payment demand breaches Subscription

21 Jun 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons accepted that 19 requests for lump sum payments last year were in breach of GSCOP

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Morrisons extends FoodCycle support to three more projects

03 Jun 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons will now redistribute surplus food to eight FoodCycle hubs

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Morrisons introduces one-plus-one queue system in stores Subscription

03 Jun 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The ‘Customers don’t queue’ initiative has been quietly launched internally over recent weeks

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Morrisons extends FoodCycle support to three more projects

02 Jun 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons will now redistribute surplus food to eight FoodCycle hubs

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Morrisons announces £200m bond buyback plan Subscription

31 May 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons has announced it intends to buy back £200m of corporate bonds to reduce its outstanding debt.

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Morrisons to get more regional cheeses through Bradburys

27 May 2016 | By Kevin White

A total of 23 cheeses will be introduced regionally in stores from this week

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'Bacon for Farmers' brand eyed by Morrisons Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Kevin White

It has registered the trade mark Bacon for Farmers with the Intellectual Property Office

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Morrisons relaunches loyalty card with 'Fivers' rewards Subscription

26 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is relaunching its loyalty scheme next week and will be dishing out rewards in the form of Morrisons ‘Fivers’

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Time for Rob Collins to take a few tips from David Potts on core strengths Subscription

15 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Retail isn’t rocket science but it’s challenging – and Potts’ attention to detail is paying off

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Potts’ Ocado deal clicks as a potential win-win for both parties Subscription

09 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Ocado is setting to work on the store-picking model, which will allow Morrisons to provide an online grocery service across the country, while Morrisons won’t have to share its profits, and will pay less in terms of R&D costs

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Morrisons plays the Brexit price reassurance card as Asda price war looms Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

This is clever marketing from Morrisons with a number of factors at play

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Morrisons Bedford: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

We’re a lovely, fresh store, very bright and airy, about a mile-and-a-half from the centre of Bedford

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Morrisons Bredbury wins store of the week Subscription

07 Jul 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Congratulations on the win, particularly as you have only been interim manager for two months

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Store manager of the year

16 Jun 2016 | By James Halliwell

Andy Savage, Morrisons Preston: 23-year veteran is golden boy for Morrisons

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Fix. Rebuild. Grow. Potts' three-step plan for Morrisons Subscription

12 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The growth Potts has delivered is significant given how Morrisons had performed before. So how has he pulled it off?

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Morrisons lines set to go live on Amazon 'any day' Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Kevin White

Morrisons has supplied the online giant with 800 ambient grocery lines already

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Morrisons Tŷ Glas, Cardiff: G33 store of the week Subscription

05 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

We have daily team huddles in the morning in which we can discuss any issues and how we are trading

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Vertical integration: pros and cons of your own supply chain Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Vertical integration offers better supply chain security, so why are more retailers not embracing it?

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Morrisons Portsmouth: Grocer 33 Store of the Week Subscription

23 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

We have a really strong team and we work very hard to make sure we are giving great service to every single customer

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Morrisons Colindale concept is brimming with new ideas Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Grocer takes a tour of the new 38,000 sq ft Morrisons in Colindale, North London with group retail director Gary Mills

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