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Morrisons unveils wine screw cap with a green twist

20 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Morrisons is rolling out a new environmentally friendly wine screw cap that it claims will reduce its carbon footprint and makes the bottle easier to recycle.

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Morrisons confirms plan to extend store opening hours

18 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has confirmed plans to extend the opening hours at many of its stores, as it looks to address its falling sales.

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Morrisons' online service is top with tweeters, survey reveals

16 Aug 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Morrisons has come out top in an analysis of over 100,000 tweets about the online services of the big grocers…

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Morrisons job cuts first wave now imminent

07 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons’ in-store management restructure, which has left 2,600 staff facing redundancy, is set to kick off in the coming…

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The Sun tie-up offers Morrisons shoppers £5 off fruit and veg

07 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

Morrisons has launched its second high-profile promotion through national newspaper The Sun in the space of a week - this time offering readers £5 off fruit, veg and salad.

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Morrisons' online service rolls into Lincolnshire

07 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Morrisons is now delivering online groceries to homes in Lincolnshire.

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Morrisons burger ad rapped for failing to promote healthy eating Video

06 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned one of Morrisons’ TV adverts for failing to promote healthy eating.

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Andrew Higginson's appointment at Morrisons welcomed by City

02 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty, Jon Yeomans

Analysts have welcomed the appointment of former Tesco finance boss Andrew Higginson as the new chairman of Morrisons…

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First batch of students complete Morrisons foundation degree

02 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The first batch of students have graduated from a degree course run by Morrisons and the University of Hull…


Morrisons lamb-breeding scheme wins government grant

01 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

A sustainable lamb-breeding programme devised by Morrisons is to receive a share of funding from the government’s £12m Agri-Tech Catalyst agriculture development programme.


Morrisons pushes online with Quidco member offer

01 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Morrisons has partnered with cashback rewards specialist Quidco to promote its online grocery service…

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Morrisons bans high-strength booze cans in alcohol pledge

29 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Morrisons has become the first retailer to sign up to the new Responsibility Deal pledge banning any carbonated product in its stores with more than four units of alcohol in a single-serve can.

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Morrisons names former Tesco finance boss Higginson chairman

29 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has surprised the City by appointing former Tesco finance boss Andrew Higginson company chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015.

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Morrisons averts strike at Northwich distribution centre Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has averted a potentially disruptive strike planned by drivers at a distribution centre in the North West…

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Sunkissed launches TOWIE Lucy Mecklenburgh gift sets Subscription

23 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Bronzing brand Sun­kissed has worked with its TOWIE brand ambassador Lucy Mecklenburgh to develop a gift range…

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Morrisons dump bins return as 'pick-up' bins Subscription

20 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Just three months after Morrisons launched a cull of dump bins, some similar-looking promotional furniture has reappeared…

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Morrisons expands Bridgwater depot as it eyes 100 M locals in South West

18 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Morrisons is expanding its Bridgwater distribution centre so that it can open more convenience stores in the South West of England.

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Morrisons sells Kiddicare for £2m to Endless

14 Jul 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons has sold its underperforming baby goods brand Kiddicare for just 3% of its purchase price.

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Morrisons Market Street 'not threatened by pre-pack meat' Subscription

12 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has insisted it remains firmly behind Market Street despite moves to increase the amount of pre-packed meat…

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Morrisons names new brand and communications director

11 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has appointed Mike Hoban as its new brand and communications director.

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Morrisons replaces HOT scheme with ‘five-star’ rating system

10 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has replaced its famous HOT service initiative with a new five star rating system covering overall store performance.

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Morrisons ditches trolley locks from stores nationwide

09 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

As part of its latest initiative to make shopping easier for its customers, Morrisons is removing over 150,000 trolley locks at its stores across the country.

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Morrisons to kick off online grocery deliveries in London

08 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons will begin delivering groceries in London tomorrow after completing a trial in Ruislip.

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Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco profit projections widen

05 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

The supermarket price war has left equity analysts increasingly divided about the prospects of the three listed supermarke…

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Morrisons launches mobile app for beef farmers

04 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Morrisons has launched a mobile app for beef producers to help simplify the livestock management process.

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Does hurricane Higginson signal a wind of change at Morrisons? Subscription

29 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Yesterday a who’s who of retail veterans was paraded in the press as potential replacements for Sir Ian Gibson as the next Morrisons chairman.

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Morrisons presents traditional classics for Christmas: Pictures Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has ditched some of the more outlandish, left-field lines in favour of a more focussed offer, based around traditional classics at affordable prices.


Sir Ken Morrison's backbiting will only damage morale further

21 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

This was yet another week to forget for Morrisons, announcing it is axing 2,600 jobs…


Deals deepen as mults fight for share of World Cup spend Subscription

20 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The latest figures from promotions specialists Assosia show the major multiples are competing hard across the board for that all-important World Cup spend.

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Coining it in

20 Jun 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

What’s behind Morrisons’ ban on the use of the £2 coin at some self-service tills?

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Dark day at Morrisons

18 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is not alone in making in-store redundancies - and its plans have been a long time in the making.

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Investors draw new lines on executive pay

09 Jun 2014 | Updated: 03 Jul 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

It may not quite have reached the level of vitriol attached to bankers’ bonuses, but investor anger has been steadily intensifying on the pay of those in charge of the UK’s largest retailers.

Morrisons van fleet MD Simon Thompson on first Online Grocer 33 win Subscription

06 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty MD Simon Thompson on winning our quarterly Online Grocer 33 and progress to date with the new website…

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Morrisons impresses online in second appearance

06 Jun 2014 | By Emma Page

Its first outing in our quarterly online 33, earlier this year, was a bit of a disaster: Morrisons came last. This time round it’s come top

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06 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

I’m thrilled it was such a great shopping experience as we had a really tricky start to the day…

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Morrisons must usher in pricing transparency quickly

10 May 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

It is incredible that Morrisons CEO Dalton Philips still looks the man most under the cosh in grocery…

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Morrisons' price message isn't original - but it is clear Subscription

09 May 2014 | By Mark Dishman

When it’s not defacing public works of art, Morrisons can be found extolling its price-focused message on TV…

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