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Morrisons staff welcome increased minimum pay Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty, Megan Tatum

Morrisons staff have broadly welcomed the 20% increase in its minimum hourly pay rate to £8.20

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Morrisons commits to paying staff the living wage

29 Sep 2015 | By Megan Tatum

More than 90,000 staff at the supermarket will benefit from the pay rise to a minimum of £8.20 per hour from March 2016


Potts has time to turnaround Morrisons but must improve offer, says retail analyst Subscription

28 Sep 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Morrisons still has the weakest retail offer of its competitors and will need more time and money to win back shoppers, Bernstein has said.

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Morrisons gets behind #GivingTuesday charity event Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

Morrisons has thrown its weight behind global charitable campaign #GivingTuesday this year

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Sainsbury's grows sales again as Tesco market share continues to fall Video

22 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

The German discounters, Aldi and Lidl, reported sales growth of 17.3% and 16% over the period

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Morrisons adds food manufacturing heft to the board with former Arla Foods boss

22 Sep 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Morrisons has bolstered its board with the appointment of Neil Davidson, the former CEO of Arla Foods UK

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Morrisons calls end to ‘guilt’ lanes with checkout confectionery ban

18 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket will replace the confectionery with a range of alternative snacks, including fruit, nuts and bottled water

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Morrisons adds 'new' Lake District cheese in support package

17 Sep 2015 | By Kevin White

Morrisons has launched a ‘new’ Lake District cheese brand as part of its package of support for farmers

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Morrisons tests 'friendly' new logo at Merrion Centre, Leeds

16 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

Morrisons is testing a new logo at its relaunched Merrion Centre supermarket

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Morrisons launches six-point turnaround plan in wake of store closures and profits slump Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons CEO David Potts has revealed a six-point turnaround plan after reporting a 47.2% fall in half year profits

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Mike Greene insists ‘poor locations’ not an issue as he targets £300m in sales for My Local Subscription

10 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Greene was keen to dismiss suggestions the business would be hampered by poor locations for many of its stores

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Morrisons confirms sale of 140 M Local stores

09 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The stores are being sold for £25m to a team led by Mike Greene and Greybull Capital

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Morrisons to pay extra to farmers supplying milk for cheese this winter

04 Sep 2015 | By Kevin White

Morrisons is to pay more to farmers supplying milk to its cheese processors Lactalis and Dale Farm during the winter period.

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Morrisons hit by new round of dairy protests

28 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Farmers blockade a Morrisons depot at Bridgewater in Somerset as disquiet rumbles on

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Tesco and Morrisons join new logistics initiative Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco, Morrisons and Boots have joined forces to smooth out inefficiencies in inbound logistics

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Morrisons told to provide shoppers with greater clarity on Match & More

26 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

The ASA has told Morrisons not to repeat the adverts for Match & More until it has provided consumers with clearer information 

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M Local: Mike Greene 'bullish' he can boost c-store chain Subscription

21 Aug 2015 | By The Grocer News Team

Convenience retail veteran Mike Greene is set to form a new convenience chain…

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Mike Greene is frontman for M Local deal, reports suggest

19 Aug 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Former ACS chairman is rumoured to be the name behind Greybull Capital’s M Local purchase talks

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Morrisons reported to be on verge of M Local sale

17 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The sale would see Greybull Capital take control of roughly 150 convenience stores

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Morrisons follows up milk move with Milk For Farmers Cheddar

14 Aug 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Milk For Farmers Cheddar will be priced at a premium of 34 pence per pack above standard Morrisons Cheddar

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Morrisons milk 'give back' to farmers branded tokenist Subscription

14 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Industry commentators have accused Morrisons of “tokenism” and making “no lasting difference” to the plight of UK dairy fa…

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Morrisons launches 'Milk for Farmers' premium line

11 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Brand will go on sale at a premium of around 23.7p per SKU, will sit alongside standard milk, and each sale will guarantee extra 10ppl for farmers

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Morrisons agrees to meet farmers after milk price protests

07 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Decision hailed as a victory by farmers group


Morrisons threatens legal action against protesting dairy farmers Subscription

05 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

Morrisons warned it was gathering evidence on the identities of the “perpetrators of these activities”

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Morrisons returns to selling wine by country of origin

30 Jul 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Morrisons is returning to merchandising wine by country of origin – ditching the experimental approaches to the category brought in under former CEO Dalton Philips.

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M Kitchen Sticky Toffee Sharer: acid test Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

New to the Morrisons Kitchen Really Good Puds sub brand, this chilled dessert serves two for £1.99

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Van man Mike Greene itching to get My Local on the road Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The entrepreneur is confident simple changes to layout and ranging can work wonders for the stores whatever the locations

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Morrisons: the days of the quick fix are over Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons boss David Potts said a lot of interesting stuff this week about the future direction of the retailer

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My Week... David Potts (as told to Bill Tush)

10 Sep 2015

No bugger can accuse me of mucking about


Morrisons results and M Local sale: what the analysts say Subscription

10 Sep 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Industry commentators are passing verdict on the latest Morrisons results, as well as the sale of their M Local business

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Angela Marshall, Morrisons Carmondean: G33 store of the week Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

”I have only been in the store for 11 weeks so it is cracking to win this”

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Morrisons Carmondean wins with 'cheery and helpful staff' Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Lauren Morgan

On a sweltering Saturday morning, Morrisons Carmondean excelled, with a score in the high 80s

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Mike Greene's M Local plans will be fascinating to see unfold Subscription

21 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Location, location, location! That’s what I’ve been thinking about this week…

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M Local sale is a sad end for a great concept Subscription

17 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Our news editor reminisces over one of the best convenience stores he ever visited - the first ever M Local

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Morrisons shoppers won't appreciate the milk guilt trip Subscription

14 Aug 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Morrisons has moved at breakneck speed. That much was obvious this week

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Morrisons Denton wins G33 battle with 'a whopper' of a store Subscription

02 Jul 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Morrisons Denton achieved one of the highest scores of the year.

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Morrisons Livingston wins G33 service battle with score of 95 Subscription

25 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Shop floor service was excellent this week, with only Waitrose Beaconsfield dropping a point…

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