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Morrisons hires new CTO from Halfords Subscription

19 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Anna Barsby replaces current CTO Dan Beecham, who is set to return to his native Australia

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Store managers facing the axe as Morrisons tackles performance Subscription

15 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Grocer understands there are fewer than 20 store managers affected by the current action

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Sainsbury's sales up 1.2% yoy as early Easter boosts sector Subscription

05 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Grocery prices were 1.5% lower than this time a year ago

Martyn Fletcher

Former Morrisons retail director Martyn Fletcher joins 2 Sisters Subscription

31 Mar 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Fletcher takes the role of chief operating officer of protein at 2 Sisters Food Group

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Morrisons strides into fashion retail top 20

24 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

The supermarket group’s Nutmeg brand recorded more than 3.1 million transactions for the 12 months to the end of January

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Bryan Burger retires as Morrisons petrol chief Subscription

18 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Burger will now take an extended break in his native South Africa

Morrisons Makes It ad campaign

Morrisons 'Makes It' for Easter in food-making TV ad Subscription

14 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Ad marks the start of Morrisons first campaign with Publicis London

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Morrisons trials sales-based 'cloud' ordering system Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is piloting a new sales-based ordering system in two stores as part of company-wide drive to improve availability

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Morrisons’ underlying profit falls by 27% Subscription

10 Mar 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons’ pre tax underlying profit fell by 27% to hit analysts’ expectations of £302m


Co-op, Aldi and Lidl continue to make market share gains Video Subscription

08 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Lidl’s sales grew by 18.9% and Aldi’s by 15.1% in the 12 weeks ending 28 February

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Andrew Higginson joins Shore Capital Markets as adviser Subscription

03 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Higginson praised Shore Capital’s entrepreneurial spirit


Morrisons found vicariously liable for employee assault Subscription

03 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Finding does not change the law on vicarious liability

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Amazon teams up with Morrisons: what the analysts say Subscription

29 Feb 2016

Leading City analysts react to news of Morrisons and Amazon’s wholesale supply deal

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Morrisons and Amazon strike landmark grocery supply deal Subscription

29 Feb 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Morrisons has also announced a new deal “in principle” with Ocado

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Morrisons says Milk for Farmers booming as target is smashed Subscription

26 Feb 2016 | By Kevin White

Morrisons Milk for Farmers generated more than £1m for Arla producers from its launch in October to the end of December

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Morrisons invests £30m to upgrade staff facilities Subscription

18 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Retailer says investment in staff will help drive a colleague-led turnaround

Vicki Reay

Gary Mills leads stores management restructure at Morrisons Subscription

17 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons reshuffle promotes more women to senior roles, including Vicki Reay (pictured)

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Morrisons unveils fresh sushi counter at Manchester store

12 Feb 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Morrisons has launched its first fresh sushi counter at its store in Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre


Morrisons price cuts take effect as it offers cheapest shop Subscription

11 Feb 2016 Updated: 22 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons emerged as the latest winner in a topsy-turvy period for supermarket pricing

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Co-operative Group is fastest-growing non-discounter Subscription

09 Feb 2016 | By Andrew Don

Latest market data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Aldi and Lidl increased sales but combined market share dips

No.G gluten free pork pie

No G rolls gluten-free pies, quiches and tarts into Morrisons Subscription

08 Feb 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The brand will be available in 355 stores around the UK

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Morrisons slashes oysters' price ahead of Valentine’s Day

08 Feb 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Nearly two thirds of Brits have never eaten the shellfish, claims the supermarket

Fruit and veg

Morrisons' Price Crunch returns with fresh fruit & veg focus Subscription

01 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Price Crunch will be a rolling programme of lower prices lasting at least three months


Morrisons challenges its placing in animal welfare report Subscription

29 Jan 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer was ranked in the fourth of six tiers in the annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare audit

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Tulip wins Morrisons listing for Danepak bacon range Subscription

28 Jan 2016

Danepak 220g smoked and unsmoked bacon rashers are being rolled into the retailer’s stores across the country this week

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Vertical integration: pros and cons of your own supply chain Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Vertical integration offers better supply chain security, so why are more retailers not embracing it?

Morrisons Portsmouth

Morrisons Portsmouth: Grocer 33 Store of the Week Subscription

23 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

We have a really strong team and we work very hard to make sure we are giving great service to every single customer

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Morrisons Colindale concept is brimming with new ideas Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Grocer takes a tour of the new 38,000 sq ft Morrisons in Colindale, North London with group retail director Gary Mills


Morrisons' solid results represent 'mini-triumph' Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons even saw a tiny (0.1%) hike in fourth-quarter like-for-like sales

Morrisons strike deal with Amazon

Morrisons is playing dangerously. But it has a lot to gain Subscription

04 Mar 2016 | By Adam Leyland

Morrisons is playing a dangerous game. But if Amazon is successful it has a lot to gain at very little cost

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My Week… by David Potts (as told to Bill Tush) Subscription

04 Mar 2016

We’ve smashed the German-led competition and delighted the City!

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Is Morrisons boxing clever or is Amazon deal suicide? Subscription

04 Mar 2016 | By The Grocer News Team

In signing a supply deal with online giant Amazon has ?Morrisons just admitted a Trojan horse inside its walls?

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David Potts' deal with Amazon is an accomplished move Subscription

01 Mar 2016 | By Clive Black

David Potts has shown his skill, expertise and experience in extending Morrisons’ ecommerce reach…

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Amazon deal represents a potentially game-changing move for Morrisons Subscription

29 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

A renewed confidence at Morrisons has been created by Potts in a subtle, understated but significant way

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Is Aldi rattled by rivals or just setting the record straight? Subscription

18 Feb 2016 | By James Halliwell

A ‘misleading’ ad came under fire but does Aldi have a point in claiming the price gap is not being closed?

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Morrisons Edgbaston, Birmingham: G33 store of the week Subscription

21 Jan 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

This can be a bit of a scrappy time of the year for supermarkets but we made a special push

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Morrisons Hunters Tryst, Edinburgh: G33 store of the week Subscription

14 Jan 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Christmas period was really positive for us. Morrisons put together a great promotional package

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