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Ocado’s falling share price hits executive pay packets Subscription

10 Feb 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

The pay of Ocado’s executive team fell by a collective 20% last year as the sums earned through share awards fell despite the online supermarket recording record profits.

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Tim Steiner: supermarkets 'running out of price war ammo' Subscription

08 Feb 2016 Updated: 09 Feb 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado boss Tim Steiner has accused his supermarket rivals of ‘running out of ammo’

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Ocado posts second annual profit but still waits for international deals Subscription

02 Feb 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado has posted its second consecutive annual profit after a year which saw retail sales rise by 14.7%

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Ocado calls in Dixon Carphone deputy CEO as non-exec Subscription

28 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

Ocado has appointed Dixons Carphone deputy chief executive as an independent non-executive director.

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Ocado shares surge on Amazon tie-up rumour Subscription

19 Jan 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Rumours have surfaced US internet giant Amazon may be plotting an approach for the UK online grocer

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City snapshot: Ocado sales up again but no mention of international agreement Subscription

10 Dec 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado’s sales grew by 15% to £381.6m in the 16 weeks to 29 November

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Ocado uniforms to be turned into fashion by prisoners Subscription

08 Dec 2015 | By Charlie Tavener

Old Ocado uniforms turned into bags and aprons by prisoners

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Ocado trials software solution to cut out pop-up CSIM malware Subscription

04 Dec 2015 | By Andrew Don

Ocado is testing new technology to crack down on malware that bombards customers with pop-ups

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Ocado offering 5p bonus for recycling plastic carrier bags Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Ocado launches bag recycle bonus scheme

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Jolly Hog's posh gluten-free sausages win listings at Ocado Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Kevin White

Premium sausage brand Jolly Hogg has secured its first national supermarket listing with Ocado

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Ocado ‘not worried’ by Amazon Fresh as sales beat forecasts Subscription

17 Sep 2015 Updated: 18 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado has declared itself unworried by the looming threat of Amazon Fresh after topping analysts’ sales expectations in the third quarter

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Ocado tops third quarter sales expectations Subscription

15 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado beat consensus sales expectations in its third quarter, growing retail sales by 15.3%

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Faith in Nature expands Ocado listing

07 Sep 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The additional listing comes on the back of the success of Humphrey’s Corner

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Ocado app taken offline by power outage

28 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Don

Disgruntled customers reported the app deleting shopping lists, “behaving abnormally”, and crashing multiple times

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Ocado adds 'spoke' at Heathrow to service South West London Subscription

17 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Don

Ocado has made further inroads in its quest to achieve operational efficiencies

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Ocado's interims prompt 7.5% hike in shares Subscription

04 Jul 2015

Investors rallied behind Ocado following the online grocer’s interims on Tuesday, driving the shares up 7.5% to 468p

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Roots & Wings goes into meat category with sausages

18 Jun 2015 | By Kevin White

Organic food brand Roots & Wings has taken its first venture into the meat category…

Cookie Core campaign, Boursin makes sense, Delamere loyalty Subscription

18 Jun 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Ben & Jerry’s has launched a £3.5m push to support its Cookie Core lines. Running now, the campaign…

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Ocado deliveries hit by main warehouse fire Subscription

12 May 2015 | By Anne Bruce

Deliveries were delayed for hours as lorries waited outside the building to load orders up to take to local distribution depots

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Manfood named Britain's Next Top Supplier in Ocado contest

08 May 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Condiments brand Manfood has been named winner of Ocado competition Britain’s Next Top Supplier.

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Ocado to name 'Britain's Next Top Supplier'

14 Apr 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The competition, now in its second year, will see the winning supplier scoop a listing in the online retailer and a £20,000 marketing package to promote their product

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Rice cracker brand Peckish to hit Ocado in tray format Subscription

01 Apr 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The 100g tray will be in Ocado from July and will be Peckish’s first listing with the retailer. 

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Mini Nom Nom's kids' meals set to hit Ocado Subscription

19 Mar 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

Pitched as ‘home-cooked style’, the five-strong line up goes on sale early in May

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Ocado’s shrinking basket size is down to deflation, says Steiner Subscription

10 Mar 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado CEO Tim Steiner has put the continuing fall in basket size at the online grocer down to food deflation and changes to the way customers order at its pet product and kitchen and dining companies.

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Ocado offers reassurances over 25-year Morrisons deal

10 Mar 2015 | By Andrew Don

CFO Duncan Tatton-Brown believes that the contract was the best deal done under Dalton Philips, and that Morrisons are “pretty happy” with it

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Is Ocado’s confidence misplaced or will Amazon Fresh provide fresh stimulus? Subscription

10 Dec 2015 | By Edward Devlin

CEO Tim Steiner has been talking up the prospects of a much-vaunted deal

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Ocado takes back online 33 top spot Subscription

13 Feb 2015 | By Emma Page

Ocado is back on top, excelling in all departments: delivery was free, availability perfect, detailed information was available by clicking on products, and the website was fast.

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Lawrence Hene, Ocado, on winning the G33 online star order Subscription

13 Feb 2015 | By Andrew Don

For us, good customer service is in our DNA and is core to our proposition. If we continue to deliver to plan…

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Ocado puts champagne on ice as it focuses long-term value Subscription

04 Feb 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Champagne corks were not popping over at Ocado HQ yesterday despite the online retailer posting its maiden full-year profit after 15 years of trading, according to CEO Tim Steiner. His focus remains on driving long-term value for shareholders.

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Ocado can reflect on a solid 2014 but the fireworks are still to come Subscription

11 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado’s growth may have slowed a touch in the fourth quarter, but it seems a little churlish to pick holes in solid figures that show the company surviving the current grocery retail chaos and coping with tough comparables.

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2015 could be the year Ocado goes international Subscription

28 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

After a catastrophic late summer share price fall, Ocado has been quietly recovering ground in November.

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Daily Brunch with Ocado: flat TV and a missed opportunity

17 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

Daytime TV has a well-deserved reputation for vacuous repetition, and the first episode of Daily Brunch with Ocado…

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Ocado bullish as it chases first full-year profit Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Ocado is on track to turn a profit this year, chief financial officer Duncan Tatton-Brown reaffirmed today, as the online retailer reported Q3 sales up 15.5% to £218.5m.

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Ocado: few signs of consensus emerging Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado shares plunged by over 13% after a savage downgrade by broker Redburn.

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WH Smith, Sainsbury’s, Ocado among FTSE’s most shorted stocks Subscription

17 Jul 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

The grocers may have been battered by the stock market in 2014, but investors seem convinced they are yet to hit rock bottom

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Ocado pushes non-food websites in build-up to Christmas: Pictures

11 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Ocado used its Christmas preview to show off its new destination websites - Fetch.co.uk and Sizzle.co.uk

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Ocado's move into profit leaves investors uncertain Subscription

05 Jul 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Investors are still struggling over quite what to make of the online grocer…

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