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Morrisons promotes convenience boss Mowat to property and strategy director

17 Sep 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Morrisons has promoted Gordon Mowat to become its new group property and strategy director.

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Ex-Morrisons top chef Neil Nugent aims to stay in grocery

14 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons executive chef Neil Nugent is keen to remain in the grocery industry after parting ways with the supermarket…

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Morrisons considers dedicated availability 'champions' Subscription

13 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is considering creating in-store availability ‘champions’ to ensure more well-stocked shelves…

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Morrisons’ profits plunge in first half as price war eats margin

11 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons’ underlying profits before tax fell 51% to £181m in the six months to 3 August on the back of the retailer’s price-cutting strategy, while like-for-like sales fell 7.4%.

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Morrisons’ executive chef Neil Nugent departs

10 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons’ executive chef Neil Nugent has left the business, The Grocer can reveal.

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Mars rolls out cake bars and branded in-store cookies

07 Sep 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Mars is next week launching branded cake bars and cookies…

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Morrisons invests £19m in chilling fresh fruit & vegetables

30 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

Morrisons is investing £19m on extending the shelf life of its fresh fruit and veg

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Morrisons opens first travel c-store in Nottingham

22 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Morrisons today opened its first travel convenience store – in Nottingham Station.

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Barenaked Noodles brand wins Morrisons listing

21 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Morrisons is to stock the low-carb, gluten-free Barenaked Noodles - which featured on Dragon’s Den - in its international food aisles.

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Morrisons unveils wine screw cap with a green twist

20 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Morrisons is rolling out a new environmentally friendly wine screw cap that it claims will reduce its carbon footprint and makes the bottle easier to recycle.

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Morrisons confirms plan to extend store opening hours

18 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has confirmed plans to extend the opening hours at many of its stores, as it looks to address its falling sales.

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Morrisons' online service is top with tweeters, survey reveals

16 Aug 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Morrisons has come out top in an analysis of over 100,000 tweets about the online services of the big grocers…

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Morrisons job cuts first wave now imminent

07 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons’ in-store management restructure, which has left 2,600 staff facing redundancy, is set to kick off in the coming…

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The Sun tie-up offers Morrisons shoppers £5 off fruit and veg

07 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

Morrisons has launched its second high-profile promotion through national newspaper The Sun in the space of a week - this time offering readers £5 off fruit, veg and salad.

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Morrisons' online service rolls into Lincolnshire

07 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Morrisons is now delivering online groceries to homes in Lincolnshire.

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Morrisons burger ad rapped for failing to promote healthy eating Video

06 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned one of Morrisons’ TV adverts for failing to promote healthy eating.

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Andrew Higginson's appointment at Morrisons welcomed by City

02 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty, Jon Yeomans

Analysts have welcomed the appointment of former Tesco finance boss Andrew Higginson as the new chairman of Morrisons…

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First batch of students complete Morrisons foundation degree

02 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The first batch of students have graduated from a degree course run by Morrisons and the University of Hull…

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Morrisons lamb-breeding scheme wins government grant

01 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

A sustainable lamb-breeding programme devised by Morrisons is to receive a share of funding from the government’s £12m Agri-Tech Catalyst agriculture development programme.

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Morrisons pushes online with Quidco member offer

01 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Morrisons has partnered with cashback rewards specialist Quidco to promote its online grocery service…

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Morrisons bans high-strength booze cans in alcohol pledge

29 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Morrisons has become the first retailer to sign up to the new Responsibility Deal pledge banning any carbonated product in its stores with more than four units of alcohol in a single-serve can.

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Morrisons names former Tesco finance boss Higginson chairman

29 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has surprised the City by appointing former Tesco finance boss Andrew Higginson company chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015.

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Morrisons averts strike at Northwich distribution centre Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has averted a potentially disruptive strike planned by drivers at a distribution centre in the North West…

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Sunkissed launches TOWIE Lucy Mecklenburgh gift sets Subscription

23 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Bronzing brand Sun­kissed has worked with its TOWIE brand ambassador Lucy Mecklenburgh to develop a gift range…

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Morrisons dump bins return as 'pick-up' bins Subscription

20 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Just three months after Morrisons launched a cull of dump bins, some similar-looking promotional furniture has reappeared…

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What did you expect?

20 Sep 2014

Regarding Morrisons’ results, I’m afraid it’s hardly surprising…

Morrisons M Local

Morrisons participation in deals ‘too high at over 40%’ Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Last week Morrisons made a lot of noise about its strategy to scale back its promotional participation.

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Morrisons: will its pricing strategy pay off in the end? Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Shopping is cheaper but is it nullifying the discounter threat?

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Morrisons cuts deepest as food price deflation slows Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices have fallen on an annual basis for the fourth month in succession…

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Morrisons chalks up fifth G33 win Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

It’s not been the best week for Morrisons as it announced plummeting sales and profits in its first-half results…

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Morrisons sales slump hides a silver lining Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | Updated: 12 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons’ interim results weren’t great. So why are some industry watchers seeing a light at the end of the tunnel for the supermarket?

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Is the only way now up for Morrisons? Subscription

02 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Last week’s market share data suggested Morrisons had turned a corner, but the supermarket still has plenty of hard work ahead.

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Does hurricane Higginson signal a wind of change at Morrisons? Subscription

29 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Yesterday a who’s who of retail veterans was paraded in the press as potential replacements for Sir Ian Gibson as the next Morrisons chairman.

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Morrisons presents traditional classics for Christmas: Pictures Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has ditched some of the more outlandish, left-field lines in favour of a more focussed offer, based around traditional classics at affordable prices.

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Sir Ken Morrison's backbiting will only damage morale further

21 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

This was yet another week to forget for Morrisons, announcing it is axing 2,600 jobs…

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Deals deepen as mults fight for share of World Cup spend Subscription

20 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The latest figures from promotions specialists Assosia show the major multiples are competing hard across the board for that all-important World Cup spend.

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Coining it in

20 Jun 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

What’s behind Morrisons’ ban on the use of the £2 coin at some self-service tills?

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