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Morrisons and Rosemount launch crowdsourced wine Subscription

26 Nov 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Foodies were tasked with creating new white wine blend that championed Sauvignon Blanc

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Morrisons adds "UK's cheeriest voice" to self-service tills Subscription

23 Nov 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons look to Festive Fred to guide shoppers this Christmas


Morrisons removes kangaroo steaks from sale Subscription

19 Nov 2015 | By Carina Perkins

The retailer insisted the kangaroo steaks were a limited-time promotion

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Aldi and Lidl reach combined 10% of UK grocery as sales surge

17 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Don

Kantar Worldpanel figures show Lidl enjoyed a 19% surge in sales year on year in the latest 12-week period

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Morrisons claims War on Waste cut out key waste efforts Subscription

13 Nov 2015 | By Kevin White

Morrisons has hit back at criticism from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s War on Waste documentary

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Morrisons appoints Post Office CEO to its board

12 Nov 2015 | By Nick Norton

Morrisons has appointed Post Office chief executive Paula Vennells as a non-executive director.

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Yorkshire Game makes brand debut with Wild as Nature

12 Nov 2015 | By Kevin White

Wild meat supplier Yorkshire Game has made its first incursion into the branded fixture

Morrisons targets magical Christmas with new festive ad Video

05 Nov 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Morrisons hoping for a ‘magcial’ festive trading period as it kicks off Christmas campaign

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Morrisons Q3 results: what the analysts say Subscription

05 Nov 2015

Following Morrisons’ Q3 update this morning, here’s how leading City and retail analysts rated its performance


City snapshot: Morrisons’ third quarter sales fall by 2.6% Subscription

05 Nov 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Third quarter like-for-like sales (ex fuel) at Morrisons fell by 2.6% in the 13 weeks to 1 November, plus trading updates from Dairy Crest, Tate & Lyle, Coca Cola HBC and Hilton Food Group.

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Morrisons group corporate services director Martyn Jones retires

03 Nov 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Jones has worked in food retail for 38 years starting as a buyer in the late 1970s at Sainsbury’s

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Morrisons to enter fresh premium sandwich market

03 Nov 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The supermarket is currently training 1,000 staff for freshly made sandwiches

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Morrisons to donate unsold food to community organisations Subscription

02 Nov 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The scheme is to be rolled out across its 500 supermarkets by early 2016

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Morrisons forks out £200,000 to staff affected by data leak Subscription

30 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Morrisons has forked out £200,000 to staff affected by the data security breach caused by a former internal auditor

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My Local: Mike Greene praises staff spirit after difficult start Subscription

28 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Only 16 of the planned 130 stores were able to open on Monday, but all are open now, Greene said

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Morrisons admits 'mistake' of last year's Xmas opening Subscription

27 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons planning to be open when it matters this year after peaking too soon last Christmas

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Morrisons re-enters convenience with Motor Fuel Group tie-up Subscription

26 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has announced it is planning an immediate re-entry into the convenience market on the same day that its former M Local c-stores were relaunched under the new ownership of Mike Greene.

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Neil Turton: My Local will have true c-store focus Subscription

23 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

New trading director Neil Turton has vowed to bring a true “convenience focus” to the former Morrisons c-store estate


Morrisons calls time on Dumfries House livestock partnership Subscription

22 Oct 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Morrisons will pull out of its Dumfries House livestock farming partnership in November

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Morrisons cuts price of petrol and diesel by 1ppl

21 Oct 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The retailer said it was passing on savings in crude oil to consumers

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Conditions remain tough for big four as discounters speed up growth again Subscription

20 Oct 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Trading conditions for the big four supermarkets are showing no signs of improving as Aldi and Lidl ramp up growth again, according to the latest market share data.

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Morrisons Milk for Farmers dairy brand goes nationwide

12 Oct 2015 | By Carina Perkins

The Milk For Farmers brand was introduced after Morrisons came under fire for its milk procurement policies

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Morrisons launches 'Big Fish Company' tertiary seafood brand Subscription

09 Oct 2015 | By Kevin White

Morrisons has launched a new tertiary seafood brand called The Big Fish Company

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Morrisons delivers sharper price as it drops price-matching Subscription

08 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is abandoning the price-matching element of its Match & More loyalty card scheme


Morrisons under fire over sale of kangaroo meat Subscription

07 Oct 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Vegan group Viva! is targeting Morrisons over its recently listed kangaroo steaks

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How Morrisons tie-up with MFG could shake up forecourt sector Subscription

06 Nov 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The move has been described as “massive” by one of MFG’s forecourt rivals

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Morrisons' Motor Fuel Group 'symbol' move is a smart one Subscription

30 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

On Monday came the news that Morrisons was getting back into the c-store game

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Morrisons' food artist carves up frightening famous faces Subscription

29 Oct 2015

Hopefully all you pumpkin lovers are now maniacally stabbing horrific faces into a fleshy squash


Morrisons has the right attitude to data breach action Subscription

28 Oct 2015 | By James Halliwell

When thousands of your employees sue you, it suggests you’ve done something pretty bad. Yet it’s happening to Morrisons right now. And it hasn’t.

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Ian Brocklehurst of Morrisons Birtley: G33 store of the week Subscription

22 Oct 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Birtley is an old mining town and until now there’s been no other large supermarkets in the town itself

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Does Morrisons’ move show price-matching schemes are past their sell-by date? Subscription

05 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons insists it was comfortable with the cost and claims that customers simply didn’t understand the concept

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M Kitchen Sticky Toffee Sharer: acid test Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

New to the Morrisons Kitchen Really Good Puds sub brand, this chilled dessert serves two for £1.99

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Van man Mike Greene itching to get My Local on the road Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The entrepreneur is confident simple changes to layout and ranging can work wonders for the stores whatever the locations

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Morrisons: the days of the quick fix are over Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons boss David Potts said a lot of interesting stuff this week about the future direction of the retailer

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My Week... David Potts (as told to Bill Tush)

10 Sep 2015

No bugger can accuse me of mucking about


Morrisons results and M Local sale: what the analysts say Subscription

10 Sep 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Industry commentators are passing verdict on the latest Morrisons results, as well as the sale of their M Local business

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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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