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Morrisons Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription

10 Jan 2017

City and retail analysts react to Morrisons’ Christmas trading update

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City snapshot: Morrisons sales grow at fastest pace for seven years Subscription

10 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Morrisons has upgraded full-year profit expectations after recording its strongest performance for seven years

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Morrisons to give away 200,000 wonky 'Carrots for Rudolph'

19 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

Free carrots will be available in 492 Morrisons stores nationwide from 20 December

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Accolade for Morrisons chief cheese taster Subscription

15 Dec 2016 | By Michelle Perrett

Russell Haggata has been inducted into the Guilde Internationale Des Fromagers

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Morrisons to give away 50,000 sprigs of mistletoe to customers

12 Dec 2016 | By Michelle Perrett

Morrisons Community Champions in ‘Merry Kissmas’ sashes will be handing out the complimentary mistletoe in all 492 stores

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Media Bites 8 Dec: Dalton Philips, Food advertising, Camden Town Brewery Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Dalton Philips, the former? boss of supermarket chain Morrisons, is to return to the British high street in a leading role at one of Britain’s fastest-growing casual dining groups.

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Morrisons opens first Morrisons Daily pilot with Rontec Subscription

06 Dec 2016 | By Michelle Perrett

The site in Hamilton, Leicester, is the first of 10 pilot sites with Rontec across England

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Morrisons brings back carols to its stores Subscription

02 Dec 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

Shoppers expressed a preference for carols and more traditional songs over today’s pop tracks

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Morrisons' #GivingTuesday raises over £10,000 for Sue Ryder Subscription

01 Dec 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

The supermarket is hoping to generate at least £100,000 for its partner charity this Christmas

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Morrisons resurrects Safeway brand as it deepens wholesale links

25 Nov 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Ellis Hawthorne

Morrisons believes it has sniffed out an opportunity to leverage its foodmaker credentials in the independent sector

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Morrisons revives Safeway brand and trials Rontec food offer Subscription

22 Nov 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The Safeway brand will be used on a range for independent retailers

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Morrisons cuts unleaded petrol price to under £1 per litre Subscription

21 Nov 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer is offering vouchers for a 10p per litre discount to shoppers who spend £50 in store

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Morrisons widens Amazon partnership with Prime Now store-pick service Subscription

16 Nov 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Edward Devlin

Amazon Prime customers can now order a full Morrisons shop via the Prime Now app

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Morrisons to launch two Christmas ads focused on family Video Subscription

06 Nov 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The ads will make their debut on the retailer’s Facebook page before being aired on TV

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Morrisons Milk for Farmers gives farmers just £290 extra Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

Milk for Farmers milk now represents about 8% of Morrisons’ total standard fresh milk sales

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Morrisons' fourth quarter results: what the analysts say Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Morrisons shares were up 1.6% to 224.8p this morning on the news


City snapshot: Morrisons posts fourth consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons has reported its sales grew 1.6% on a like-for-like basis (ex fuel) in the 13 weeks to October, which represents its fourth consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth.


Marmite: Morrisons is first to put the price up Subscription

28 Oct 2016 | By The Grocer News Team

Morrisons has put the price of Marmite up by 12.5% – the first supermarket to do so since ‘Marmitegate’

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Morrisons brings back The Best premium label range Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer kickstarted a major new marketing push for The Best on Monday

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Morrisons cuts ‘back margin’ deals from 37 to just three Subscription

10 Oct 2016

Initiative follows a similar strategy adopted by Tesco

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City snapshot: Morrisons plays down Brexit after 2% second quarter sales hike Subscription

15 Sep 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons said today it has seen “no negative impact” from Brexit after it announced second quarter like for like ex fuel sales growth of 2%

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Morrisons to add hundreds of Amazon lockers to stores Subscription

12 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer has announced it plans to install hundreds of lockers during the current financial year

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'Antibiotic-free' meat range eyed by Morrisons Subscription

08 Sep 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer has registered the phrase ‘Morrisons Raised Without Antibiotics’ as a trademark

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Morrisons to open extra checkouts for shoppers in queues Subscription

08 Sep 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer is also launching a new marketing campaign to highlight the checkout promise

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Morrisons launches back-to-school meat and poultry price cuts Subscription

04 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

Price Crunch discounts announced on nearly 130 cooked and fresh meat lines to help families eat “more affordably”

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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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Morrisons plays the Brexit price reassurance card as Asda price war looms Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

This is clever marketing from Morrisons with a number of factors at play

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Morrisons Bedford: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

We’re a lovely, fresh store, very bright and airy, about a mile-and-a-half from the centre of Bedford

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Morrisons Bredbury wins store of the week Subscription

07 Jul 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Congratulations on the win, particularly as you have only been interim manager for two months

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Store manager of the year

16 Jun 2016 | By James Halliwell

Andy Savage, Morrisons Preston: 23-year veteran is golden boy for Morrisons

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Fix. Rebuild. Grow. Potts' three-step plan for Morrisons Subscription

12 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The growth Potts has delivered is significant given how Morrisons had performed before. So how has he pulled it off?

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Morrisons lines set to go live on Amazon 'any day' Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Kevin White

Morrisons has supplied the online giant with 800 ambient grocery lines already

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Morrisons Tŷ Glas, Cardiff: G33 store of the week Subscription

05 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

We have daily team huddles in the morning in which we can discuss any issues and how we are trading

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