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Morrisons store closures prompted by Asda & Tesco competition Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The current woes affecting the big four supermarkets are often put down to the rise of the discounters…

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City sceptical over supermarket share price rallies Subscription

22 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket share prices recovered in early 2015, but City investors remain unconvinced the pain of last year is over.

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Morrisons shares rise as Dalton Philips is axed Subscription

16 Jan 2015

Deposed Morrisons CEO Dalton Philips will probably conclude Tuesday was not one of his best days.

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David Potts bookies' favourite for Morrisons CEO job Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

In a week of upheaval at the HQs of the UK’s supermarkets, Morrisons CEO Dalton Philips was the most high-profile…

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Morrisons to sponsor Great Run series of events for next four years

09 Jan 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Supermarket sees tie-up as extension of commitment to health

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Independent supermarket drops petrol prices below Asda

06 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Jempson’s takes the lead as petrol prices plummet towards £1.

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Aldi joins chorus of Match & More complaints to ASA

05 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

Aldi has lodged a complaint against Morrisons’ Match & More price matching scheme with the ASA…

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Morrisons to promote Christmas range with wrapping paper giveaway

04 Dec 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Morrisons Brussel Sprouts Morrisons is giving away ‘Brussels sprouts design’ wrapping paper in select publications next week.

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Morrisons staff unhappy about availability champions scheme Subscription

29 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has insisted the rollout of its availability champions in the run-up to Christmas…

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Morrisons pilots its first standalone halal meat counter Subscription

28 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Morrisons is to pilot its first standalone halal meat counter…

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Morrisons takes on Waitrose in leafy Surrey Subscription

28 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Morrisons’ latest foray into Surrey’s leafy suburbs commenced with a “quiet launch”

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Morrisons partners up with Royal Agricultural University

15 Nov 2014 | By Kevin Evans

Morrisons has agreed a long-term educational and research-based partnership…

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Morrisons worker charged with fraud

11 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Police have charged a Morrisons employee with fraud after a probe into the theft of payroll data relating to thousands of members of staff from the Bradford-based supermarket firm, the Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed.

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Aldi follows Lidl in poking fun at Morrisons' Match & More

07 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Aldi has taken a leaf out of Lidl’s book by running newspaper adverts poking fun at Morrisons Match & More…

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Today in the City - 6 November Subscription

06 Nov 2014 | Updated: 07 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons and Tate & Lyle issue trading updates and Dairy Crest sells its milk business

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Morrisons 'encouraged' despite 6.3% fall in like-for-like sales

06 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips said he was encouraged by the retailer’s strategic progress despite recording a 6.3% fall in like-for-like sales in the third quarter

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Tesco teeters on junk status as Morrisons rated 'better risk' Subscription

01 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons is a more financially sound business than Tesco with a more coherent turnaround strategy…

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Help the big four to reduce stock and create differentiation

01 Nov 2014 | By David Sables

Coverage of the Tesco scandal has oscillated between accounting misdemeanour and supplier treatment…

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Morrisons: 'million shoppers have signed up for Match & More' Subscription

31 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

More than one million consumers have signed up for Morrisons’ Match & More price-matching/loyalty scheme, the retailer has…

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Morrisons toys with new concepts at three ‘lab’ stores

22 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is to open three new ‘lab’ stores in Milton Keynes, Weybridge and Birtley to experiment with new tailored formats.

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Morrisons agrees deal with Rieves Lotteries for scratchcard rollout

10 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Retail charity scratchcard specialist Rieves Lotteries has secured a new partnership with Morrisons to roll out cards for the retailer’s chosen charity Sue Ryder in 500 stores.

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Lidl pokes fun at Morrisons' price-matching pledge

06 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Lidl has poked fun at Morrisons’ price-matching pledge, announced to some fanfare on Thursday (2 October), with its latest stab at reactive advertising.

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Morrisons Match & More trials 'beat expectations'

03 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The new Morrisons Match & More price-matching and loyalty scheme has been a closely guarded secret for several months…

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How Morrisons’ Match & More scheme works: video Video

02 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Morrisons today unveiled its Match & More loyalty card scheme, which will match prices not only with the other big four supermarkets, but with Aldi and Lidl too.

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Morrisons loyalty scheme to match Aldi and Lidl on price

02 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

 Morrisons has become the first UK supermarket to price match against the discounters.

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Just how bad was Morrisons' Christmas trading? Subscription

13 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons’ Christmas numbers were slightly better than expectations, so why did the axe fall on Dalton Philips?

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Morrisons takes on Waitrose in leafy Surrey Subscription

26 Nov 2014 | Updated: 27 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Morrisons’ latest foray into Surrey’s leafy suburbs commenced with a “quiet launch”, as the supermarket “wants to be a good neighbour” in..

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Could the big four become the big three? Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Goldman Sachs’ contention that the supermarkets needed to cut 20% of retail space created plenty of headlines this week, but the bank’s suggestion that the industry could be ripe for consolidation went almost unnoticed.

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Casper Meijer Big Interview: On a mission to match and more Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Casper Meijer is not the first Dutchman to be parachuted into Morrisons in recent years…

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Crucial Christmas sales will tell us if Morrisons' recovery is real Subscription

07 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

The market seems slightly puzzled just what to make of Morrisons’ Q3 numbers yesterday.

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Morrisons committed to convenience stores, despite setbacks Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

When Morrisons group property director Terry Hartwell resigned last month it was no surprise to see him replaced by…

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Is Match & More more or less than the sum of its parts? Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

In a hastily convened briefing last Thursday (2 October), Morrisons finally unveiled details of its long-awaited loyalty c…

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Match & More ticks boxes

09 Oct 2014

Making promotions easy for a customer to use and understand is currently a common thread…

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Are the Lib Dems 'the Morrisons' of politics?

07 Oct 2014 | Updated: 08 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

The Liberal Democrats are the Morrisons of the UK political scene, a Lib Dem MP declared this week. But does his supermarket analogy ring true?

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Is Match & More Morrisons' silver bullet? Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Undoubtedly Morrisons’ decision to take on the discounters is a bold move, but will it suceed?

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Morrisons more than a match for top five Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

As Morrisons pledges to challenge the discounters, it’s more than a match for top five in this week’s Grocer 33…

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The Times – they are a changing Subscription

23 Sep 2014 | Updated: 26 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

The Times isn’t keen on the discounters… but did Rachel Johnson’s critique hit the mark?

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