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Morrisons to give away used coffee grounds to gardeners

26 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The coffee recycling scheme is available at all 390 Morrisons cafés across England, Scotland and Wales

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Morrisons adds asparagus to its wonky fruit & veg range

24 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

A warm early spring encouraged asparagus shoots to push up early and become wonky

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Morrisons recalls trimmed green beans in needle alert

21 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Two separate reports of metal contamination came from Glasgow and Manchester, according to a report by The Sun…

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Morrisons hikes store staff pay to £8.50 per hour Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons store staff are set to receive a 3.7% pay increase to £8.50 an hour

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Morrisons More points for fuel at forecourts halved Subscription

04 Apr 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

From 1 May, customers will receive five Morrisons More points for every litre of fuel they buy

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Morrisons to donate strawberry funds to CLIC Sargent charity

30 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Initiative is part of Morrison’s goal to raise £8m over next three years

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Morrisons cuts time to pay smaller suppliers to 14 days Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is shortening its payment terms for its smaller suppliers to a maximum of 14 days

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Lidl pledges support to NFU 'Back British Farming Charter' Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Lidl is to strengthen its British product offering and work with British farmers to develop fair, beneficial and transparent

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Morrisons’ credit rating moved to positive by Moody’s Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

International ratings agency Moody’s has moved Morrisons’ credit rating from stable to positive in a sign the supermarket’s trading recovery could lead to ratings upgrades.

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Morrisons upgrades Merret supply system for Nutmeg womenswear Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons announced the launch of its spring/summer collection in 50 of its selected supermarkets earlier this month

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Morrisons hails success of in-store gap-filling order system Subscription

17 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The system was launched last summer and rolled out to all 491 stores in three waves

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Morrisons launches in-store Indian takeaway in Bradford store Subscription

17 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Shoppers at the supermarket’s Victoria Shopping Centre store can collect their order or eat in store

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Local Food Makers flood Morrisons Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Morrisons announced earlier last month it would hold 12 regional events to recruit over 200 suppliers


Morrisons struggles to impress City despite strong growth Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The City is hard to please. One might expect an enthusiastic reception to Morrisons growth

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Morrisons delivers a 1.7% jump in like-for-like sales Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Retailer to extend Morrisons Daily deal with Rontec to 50 sites


City snapshot: Morrisons turnaround well under way as profits surge Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty, Edward Devlin

Morrisons has delivered its first year of like-for-like growth and underlying pre-tax profit since 2011/12

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P&H hails power of the Morrisons Daily brand Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

  Morrisons Daily forecourt sales ‘gathering pace quickly’ says Martyn Ward…

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Sainsbury's takes top spot for MSC seafood Subscription

01 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Retailer is now best in world for suatainable seafood, but Morrisons is worst-ranked

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Morrisons launches first women's clothing range Subscription

27 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Nutmeg women’s collection is available in 50 selected stores

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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

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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

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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…


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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Darren Blackhurst's Simple Charter Subscription

26 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Group commercial director Darren Blackhurst has helped Morrisons turn a corner. How has he done it?

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Brand value must go into the mix at Morrisons

23 Mar 2017 | By Matt Lee

It’s not unheard of for supermarkets to focus on non-food departments to boost sales and footfall

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Morrisons Daily Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

At 9am there were only two sandwiches on offer, and the fresh fruit and veg was nearly empty

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Morrisons scores own goal with 'pie goalie' bantz

24 Feb 2017

A few weeks ago, no one had heard of Sutton United’s sub goalie Wayne Shaw

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


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

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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

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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

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