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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…


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


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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Former Morrisons treasurer charged with insider dealing

29 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The former treasurer and head of tax at Morrisons, Paul Coyle, has been charged with insider dealing.

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Morrisons makes beef production greener Subscription

25 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Morrisons claims a new breeding programme can help deliver a 64% cut in the methane generated by beef production…

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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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Big four supermarkets dive to deepest rate of deflation yet Subscription

20 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Food prices hit new lows last month as the big four supermarkets experienced the highest rate of deflation to date in October.


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…


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…


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?


What did you expect?

20 Sep 2014

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

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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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