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Morrisons hit by new round of dairy protests

28 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Farmers blockade a Morrisons depot at Bridgewater in Somerset as disquiet rumbles on

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Tesco and Morrisons join new logistics initiative Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco, Morrisons and Boots have joined forces to smooth out inefficiencies in inbound logistics

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Morrisons told to provide shoppers with greater clarity on Match & More

26 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The ASA has told Morrisons not to repeat the adverts for Match & More until it has provided consumers with clearer information 

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M Local: Mike Greene 'bullish' he can boost c-store chain Subscription

21 Aug 2015 | By The Grocer News Team

Convenience retail veteran Mike Greene is set to form a new convenience chain…

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Mike Greene is frontman for M Local deal, reports suggest

19 Aug 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Former ACS chairman is rumoured to be the name behind Greybull Capital’s M Local purchase talks

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Morrisons reported to be on verge of M Local sale

17 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The sale would see Greybull Capital take control of roughly 150 convenience stores

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Morrisons follows up milk move with Milk For Farmers Cheddar

14 Aug 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Milk For Farmers Cheddar will be priced at a premium of 34 pence per pack above standard Morrisons Cheddar

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Morrisons milk 'give back' to farmers branded tokenist Subscription

14 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Industry commentators have accused Morrisons of “tokenism” and making “no lasting difference” to the plight of UK dairy fa…

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Morrisons launches 'Milk for Farmers' premium line

11 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Brand will go on sale at a premium of around 23.7p per SKU, will sit alongside standard milk, and each sale will guarantee extra 10ppl for farmers

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Morrisons agrees to meet farmers after milk price protests

07 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Decision hailed as a victory by farmers group


Morrisons threatens legal action against protesting dairy farmers Subscription

05 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Morrisons warned it was gathering evidence on the identities of the “perpetrators of these activities”

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Morrisons returns to selling wine by country of origin

30 Jul 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Morrisons is returning to merchandising wine by country of origin – ditching the experimental approaches to the category brought in under former CEO Dalton Philips.

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Morrisons bringing back Summer Bonus for shoppers

28 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Shoppers must spend £40 or more in-store each week for four out of five weeks

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Sainsbury's is second largest grocery retailer again as Co-op achieves growth

28 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Overall sales and shopper numbers also up, with prices now down 1.6%


Gary Mills made Morrisons group retail director Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has appointed former Tesco Northern Ireland boss Gary Mills as group retail director

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Former employee's data theft trial costs Morrisons £2m Subscription

21 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Morrisons has incurred costs of almost £2m as a result of the court case in which former employee Andrew Skelton stole personal data of nearly 100,000 employees.

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Procter & Gamble UK boss Irwin Lee to become Morrisons non-executive director

09 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Don

Morrisons has appointed Procter & Gamble UK boss Irwin Lee as a non-executive director to help turn around the company’s fortunes.


Morrisons and discounters grow in latest market share figures

30 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Don

Aldi and Lidl reach new highs as David Potts looks to be righting the ship

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Morrisons rejects price cuts health criticism

23 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Of the 200 products which formed the latest round of Morrisons’ price cuts at the beginning of June, frozen peas were the only fruit or vegetable

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Morrisons Magazine pulled, Tesco launches new staff mag in shake-up Subscription

23 Jun 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Morrisons has pulled the plug on its customer magazine with immediate effect


Morrisons axes property projects leaving developers high and dry Subscription

19 Jun 2015 | By Andrew Don

The retailer is undergoing a cull of its property team orchestrated by new chief executive David Potts


Morrisons price cuts deliver lowest total among the big four Subscription

19 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is over 5% cheaper than some of its big four rivals on the 200 plus lines selected in its latest price cuts…


Morrisons unveils first Potts price cuts

08 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons said today that it has now made 1,665 cuts of an average of 16% since the beginning of last year

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Sir Ken urges patience with new Morrisons bosses Subscription

05 Jun 2015

Morrison, who launched a tirade against former CEO Dalton Philips at last year’s meeting, said he was assured by the stated aim of chairman Andrew Higginson

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Morrisons just stays in FTSE 100 following share price surge Subscription

05 Jun 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

A mid-week share price surge was triggered by signs its trading performance is finally improving

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Angela Marshall, Morrisons Carmondean: G33 store of the week Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

”I have only been in the store for 11 weeks so it is cracking to win this”

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Morrisons Carmondean wins with 'cheery and helpful staff' Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

On a sweltering Saturday morning, Morrisons Carmondean excelled, with a score in the high 80s

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Mike Greene's M Local plans will be fascinating to see unfold Subscription

21 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Location, location, location! That’s what I’ve been thinking about this week…

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M Local sale is a sad end for a great concept Subscription

17 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Our news editor reminisces over one of the best convenience stores he ever visited - the first ever M Local

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Morrisons shoppers won't appreciate the milk guilt trip Subscription

14 Aug 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Morrisons has moved at breakneck speed. That much was obvious this week

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Morrisons Denton wins G33 battle with 'a whopper' of a store Subscription

02 Jul 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Morrisons Denton achieved one of the highest scores of the year.

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Morrisons Livingston wins G33 service battle with score of 95 Subscription

25 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Shop floor service was excellent this week, with only Waitrose Beaconsfield dropping a point…

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Attack on 'unhealthy' Morrisons is unjustified and completely misses the point Subscription

23 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Children’s Food Campaign complaint against Morrisons is a perfect example of a complaint for the sake of complaining

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Asda is top of G33 pricing fight despite cuts at Morrisons Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

 Asda picks up the prize for cheapest basket in the first week of the Grocer 33 year

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The sun and Sir Ken both shine on Morrisons at AGM Subscription

04 Jun 2015 | By Edward Devlin

The sun and Sir Ken were both shining on Messrs Higginson and Potts at Morrisons HQ today at the supermarket’s AGM.


Morrisons enjoys a moment in the sun Subscription

02 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

They say one swallow does not a summer make. Apparently it was Aristotle who said it (thanks Wikipedia), but the point remains the same…

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Morrisons: Signs of recovery or “dead cat” bounce? Subscription

02 Jun 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

At some point Wall Street traders coined a term for a plummeting stock that experiences a temporary recovery – the “dead cat bounce”.

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