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Ocado seeks to develop own-label frozen range

06 Mar 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

E-grocer will attend Wabel Frozen Summit to meet possible suppliers for frozen brand, looking to tap potential growth area in online grocery shopping

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Ocado to carry premium pie brand Tom's Pies

27 Feb 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Premium pie company Tom’s Pies has secured a listing in Ocado.

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Ocado continues to add drivers as expansion picks up

26 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

The company is looking to hire 638 van drivers in the next 15 weeks to accommodate its ongoing growth after hiring 970 over Christmas

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Ocado executive team share in bumper £19.6m pay package Subscription

12 Feb 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado executives were awarded a bumper £19.6m pay package last year thanks to the online grocer’s share price gains.

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Ocado divides City opinion despite turning first profit Subscription

08 Feb 2015

Few companies split opinion more in the grocery sector than Ocado…

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Tim Steiner: Ocado better-placed than Tesco to face deflation Subscription

07 Feb 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado is in a “much better position” to weather the storm of deflation and gross margin attrition than Tesco…

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Ocado doubles marketing cash for Next Top Supplier winner

07 Feb 2015 | By Andrew Don

Ocado has doubled this year’s prize package for the winner of its second Dragons’ Den-style competition…

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Stuart Rose of Ocado warns retail must get grip on coding Subscription

06 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Sir Stuart Rose says Ocado cannot recruit coders in Poland quick enough, claiming retailers “have to get a grip on” coding…

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Ocado reports its first annual profit in 15 years of trading Subscription

03 Feb 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Online grocer Ocado has, as expected, posted its first annual profit since it started operating 15 years ago as revenue jumped by almost 20% compared with 2013.

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City snapshot: Ocado defies the critics with first annual profit Subscription

03 Feb 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado (OCDO) has finally shaken the “never made a profit” monkey off its back after 15 years of trading this morning.

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City snapshot: Tesco closes in on new chairman Subscription

02 Feb 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco looks to be closing in on a new chairman after its two person shortlist for the role was reportedly cut to one over the weekend.

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Ocado maintains sales momentum over Christmas

14 Jan 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado has continued the solid growth of its fourth quarter as sales climbed in the run up to Christmas.

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Ocado CFO confident of staying ahead in online grocery market Subscription

13 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado has shrugged off the threat of a widely expected New Year price blitz by Tesco and Sainsbury’s…

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Ocado's sales growth slows to 14.9% in fourth quarter

11 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Growth at online supermarket Ocado has slowed in the fourth quarter with gross retail sales up 14.9% to £311.4m, compared with a 15.5% boost during the previous three months.

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Waitrose 'likely' to sever ties with Ocado, say analysts Subscription

08 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Waitrose is “more likely than not” to sever its partnership with Ocado, with its notice to end the agreement…

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Ocado takes on new depot in west London

20 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Ocado has added a 14th ’spoke’ to support its two customer fulfilment centres

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Ocado on recruitment drive to fill 1,000 jobs

13 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Online supermarket Ocado has taken a leaf out of the Dogs Trust slogan ’a dog is for life not just for Christmas’, in its latest recruitment drive.

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KiddieCubes rolls frozen babyfood lines into Ocado Subscription

10 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Frozen babyfood brand KiddieCubes is hitting shelves almost a year after its planned debut…

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Tree of Life unveils shop on Ocado.com

06 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Wholesale distributor Tree of Life has launched its first consumer-facing activity…

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CocoPro high-protein coconut water listed by Ocado and H&B

03 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

A protein-enriched coconut water has secured listings with Ocado and Holland & Barrett…

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Ocado-listed health drinks specialist goes into liquidation Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

A health tea specialist with listings at Ocado and Holland & Barrett is going through liquidation proceedings…

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Ocado set to add 80 more Malaysian products to range Subscription

06 Oct 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Ocado is looking to add 80 new Malaysian food and drink products to its range this year…

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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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Ocado lists Cornish fruit bar Get Fruity

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

A Cornish-based fruit bar brand has secured its first major listing…

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Ocado sales climb 15% despite fall in basket size

11 Sep 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Ocado hailed “steady growth” this morning as it reported a 15.5% rise in gross retail sales in its third quarter.

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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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International partnerships could hold the key for Ocado

02 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones, Guy Montague-Jones

Ocado shares fall on a slowdown in sales growth, but new CFC could be a game-changer

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