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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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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 Subscription

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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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…

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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?

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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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Morrisons: will its pricing strategy pay off in the end? Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Shopping is cheaper but is it nullifying the discounter threat?

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Morrisons cuts deepest as food price deflation slows Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices have fallen on an annual basis for the fourth month in succession…

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Morrisons chalks up fifth G33 win Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

It’s not been the best week for Morrisons as it announced plummeting sales and profits in its first-half results…

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