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Kirsty's wins Morrisons and Ocado listings for kids' meals Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

Chilled ready meal brand Kirsty’s has secured nationwide listings in Morrisons and Ocado

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Morrisons ditches customer complaint charges to suppliers Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer notified suppliers this week in a letter from group commercial director Darren Blackhurst

organic fruit and veg

Three quarters of fruit and veg eaten in UK is imported

17 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The UK is only 52% self-sufficient in food, with just 23% of the fruit and veg eaten in Britain grown here

mash direct fries

Mash Direct wins national supply deal with Morrisons Subscription

14 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

The £1m annual deal will see five gluten-free veg side dishes sold in the free-from aisle from 20 February…

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Waitrose to rebrand 'British' meals over lamb sourcing row Subscription

13 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

Retailer has come under fire from farming sector over ‘misleading’ labelling

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Morrisons relaunches Eat Smart healthy eating brand Subscription

09 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer’s current healthier range NuMe is being phased out

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Morrisons links up with new charity partner CLIC Sargent

08 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons’ previous partnership with Sue Ryder raised more than £7.3m for the palliative care charity

Iceberg lettuce

Tesco and Morrisons ration lettuces to ensure availability

03 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn, Kevin White

Spanish crop shortages have led to bulk buying of lettuce in supermarkets 

Ken Morrison

Sir Ken's journey from market trader to supermarket star Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Sir Ken Morrison joined the family provisions business in 1952 after completing his National Service

Ken Morrison

Twitter reacts: Sir Ken Morrison dies aged 85

01 Feb 2017

Key figures from grocery retail have responded to the sad passing of Sir Ken

Norman Pickavance

Pickavance urges government to crack down on online giants Subscription

31 Jan 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Government action could avert “millions of job losses in a soulless virtual world” warned a report by the Fabian Society’s retail taskforce

potatoes

Morrisons buys Scots potato packing facility from Farmcare Subscription

30 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Farmcare will supply a range of produce to Morrisons, including potatoes, in wider supply agreement

Olio app

Morrisons teams up with food sharing app Olio at London store

26 Jan 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Walworth Road branch in Southwark will give its surplus food to Olio volunteers for redistribution in the community…

Mark Harrison

Morrisons CEO pays tribute to company veteran Mark Harrison

25 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The group’s property director, who had been ill since suffering a stroke in August, died last week

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Unite warns strike may cause Morrisons petrol shortages Subscription

20 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A group of 19 drivers employed by DHL Supply Chain based in West Thurrock are being balloted for strike action

morrisons wonky veg

Morrisons adds new varieties to wonky fruit and veg range

19 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

The new lineup will include swede, apples, pears, sprouts, and peppers

morrisons christmas mistletoe

Morrisons Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription

10 Jan 2017

City and retail analysts react to Morrisons’ Christmas trading update

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City snapshot: Morrisons sales grow at fastest pace for seven years Subscription

10 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Morrisons has upgraded full-year profit expectations after recording its strongest performance for seven years

Morrisons wonky carrots

Morrisons to give away 200,000 wonky 'Carrots for Rudolph'

19 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

Free carrots will be available in 492 Morrisons stores nationwide from 20 December

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Accolade for Morrisons chief cheese taster Subscription

15 Dec 2016 | By Michelle Perrett

Russell Haggata has been inducted into the Guilde Internationale Des Fromagers

morrisons christmas mistletoe

Morrisons to give away 50,000 sprigs of mistletoe to customers

12 Dec 2016 | By Michelle Perrett

Morrisons Community Champions in ‘Merry Kissmas’ sashes will be handing out the complimentary mistletoe in all 492 stores

Dalton Philips

Media Bites 8 Dec: Dalton Philips, Food advertising, Camden Town Brewery Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Dalton Philips, the former? boss of supermarket chain Morrisons, is to return to the British high street in a leading role at one of Britain’s fastest-growing casual dining groups.

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Morrisons opens first Morrisons Daily pilot with Rontec Subscription

06 Dec 2016 | By Michelle Perrett

The site in Hamilton, Leicester, is the first of 10 pilot sites with Rontec across England

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Morrisons brings back carols to its stores Subscription

02 Dec 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

Shoppers expressed a preference for carols and more traditional songs over today’s pop tracks

morrisons sue ryder christmas fundraising

Morrisons' #GivingTuesday raises over £10,000 for Sue Ryder Subscription

01 Dec 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

The supermarket is hoping to generate at least £100,000 for its partner charity this Christmas

Sir Ken Morrison

Sir Ken Morrison was a natural born retailer Subscription

03 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The grocery industry has lost a true legend. Very few individuals made such a telling contribution as Sir Ken

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The shock megadeal that I just can’t see happening Subscription

31 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

One is big in the north, the other big in the south … but even so, specualtion of a Sainsbury’s-Morrisons merger would really push the envelope

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Safeway move another intriguing strategic play by Morrisons Subscription

25 Nov 2016 | By Adam Leyland

The Safeway brand is better known and more meaningful – to consumers at least – than Buyco’s ‘Independent’

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Milk for Farmers is only one way Morrisons is helping

10 Nov 2016

David Evans, head of agriculture at Morrisons, responds to our article about Morrisons Milk for Farmers

Tesco's Marmite shelf grab

Marmite is now a lightning rod for post-Brexit trade negotiations

28 Oct 2016 | By Adam Leyland

The plot, like one of Unilever’s Knorr stock pots, thickens

morrisons price crunch

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

Morrisons Price Crunch

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

store manager andy savage gold awards

Store manager of the year

16 Jun 2016 | By James Halliwell

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

david potts

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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