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McColl's testing Morrisons supply deal at three stores Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Emily Bright

Agreement includes the roll-out of 420 Safeway products to McColl’s stores from 8 January

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Morrisons integrates Alexa into online grocery

13 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Customers will be able to use a Morrisons skill for Alexa to add more items to their Morrisons.com shopping list

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Morrisons adds frost-blemished apples to its Wonky range

06 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Tesco has already announced it would relax apple specs to include those affected by frost eye…

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City unmoved by an eighth consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth at Morrisons Subscription

03 Nov 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Investors in supermarkets remain a tough bunch to please

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Morrisons pledges price freeze on 100 key Christmas lines Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty, Edward Devlin

Pledge comes as Morrisons reported a 2.5% like-for-like sales increase in the third quarter of this year

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Morrisons liable for data breach say staff in High Court action Subscription

09 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Employees are seeking to prove that Morrisons was liable for the huge data breach in 2014 by Andrew Skelton

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Morrisons extends options in £3 lunchtime meal deal Subscription

02 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Shoppers will be able to choose from 370 lines including products from its The Best premium own-label range…

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Morrisons trials no single-use 5p bags Subscription

28 Sep 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The trial is expected to run until next year

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Morrisons launches new £3 wonky veg box

28 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

Box is part of trio of ‘affordable’ veg boxes which also includes £5 British veg box and an organic box for £8

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Richard Pennycook to take over as BRC chairman

28 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Pennycook stepped down as CEO of the Co-operative Group in March

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Morrisons employees singalong with Elvis in Price Crunch TV ad Video Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The ad features staff and customers joining in with Elvis Presley’s song, Way Down

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Morrisons faces biggest-ever UK data breach class action Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A total of 5,518 current and former Morrisons staff are pursuing a claim for damages

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Morrisons to drive further recovery by expanding The Best Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty, Edward Devlin

Morrisons is to double the size of its The Best premium own-label range by the end of the year

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Morrisons' seventh quarter of growth: what the analysts say Subscription

14 Sep 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Industry commentators continue to be impressed by CEO David Potts’ turnaround of the retailer

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Morrisons looking to add more lines to fresh free-from range Subscription

21 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The counters had received a “positive response” from customers and some were travelling long distances

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Morrisons to offset VAT on female sanitary products

17 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

Move comes after Tesco and Waitrose pledged to take 5% off the price of their products

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Morrisons fights school holiday hunger with free meals

16 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

Four hundred of its cafés will dish out meals including spaghetti bolognese and burgers

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Morrisons pledges not to use 'fake-farm' brands Subscription

10 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

The pledge forms part of a new campaign by the supermarket to promote British produce

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Motörhead Röad Crew beer to launch in Morrisons

08 Aug 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The 4.5% pale ale will roll out to 300 Morrisons stores from September

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Morrisons and McColl’s strike landmark supply deal Subscription

01 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons will supply grocery goods across McColl’s estate under the relaunched Safeway brand

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Morrisons signs McColl’s supply agreement: What the analysts say Subscription

01 Aug 2017 | By Edward Devlin

McColl’s Retail Group has signed a deal with Morrisons to supply grocery goods across its estate under the relaunched Safeway brand. Here’s how the analysts reacted.

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City snapshot: Safeway brand returns as Morrisons signs McColl’s supply agreement Subscription

01 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

McColl’s Retail Group has signed a deal with Morrisons to supply grocery goods across its estate under the relaunched Safeway brand.

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Former Morrisons exec takes up COO role at NFT Subscription

31 Jul 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Eggleton spent nine years at Morrisons and began his career at Asda

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Devil in the detail as Morrisons wins its first 33 of year Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Our new look Grocer 33 also aims to give more of a snapshot of how inflation or deflation is impacting the retailers

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Morrisons to help shoppers plan with store weather forecasts Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Supermarket will set up ‘weatherboards’ in its 491 branches in partnership with MetraWeather

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Morrisons third quarter sales: what the analysts say Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Group like-for-like sales including fuel increased 3.4% in the period, with total sales for the quarter, excluding fuel, up 2.3%

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How Morrisons has managed to drive growth

26 Oct 2017 | By Jeremy Garlick

The latest Kantar data identifies Morrisons as the fastest growing of the big four supermarkets

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How a focus on British has helped forge a new Morrisons

29 Sep 2017 | By Bryan Roberts

Morrisons’ commitment to sourcing home-grown food has helped drive a remarkable recovery for the grocer, says tcc global analyst Bryan Roberts

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Wonky veg up but are supermarkets digging deep enough?

29 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

Shoppers continue to lap up wonky fruit & veg ranges, as the supermarkets introduce new lines and lower specifications

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Morrisons Shrewsbury: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

17 Aug 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

We are obsessive about gaps and we are taking part in a new trial that is all about driving down the number of gaps

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Morrisons Shrewsbury offers our G33 shopper 'all you need' Subscription

17 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The store offered “all you need under one roof” including a deli, salad bar and flower stall

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Do consumers actually care about ‘fake farm’ brands? Subscription

10 Aug 2017 | By Kevin White

The move by Morrisons could be seen as a cute PR ploy on a special day of promoting British agriculture … but  it looks like it worked as the national media lapped it up

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McColl's has made a sharp deal with Morrisons

04 Aug 2017 | By Adam Leyland

The McColl’s-Morrisons supply deal has thrown a large rock in the wholesale pond

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The Morrisons-McColl's deal: the key questions answered Subscription

01 Aug 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

What does the tie-up mean for the wholesale, supermarket and convenience players caught in the fallout?

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First Look: Christmas ranges 2017 - video

17 Jul 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

Details are being finalised, ranges are still being added to, and almost everyone is still trying to decide what to charge.

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Christmas in July: supermarket range preview 2017 Subscription

17 Jul 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

What do we know about what the supermarkets have planned to win the big one this Christmas?

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Morrisons wins despite busy store Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Victoria Goodsell

Strong customer service all round helped Morrisons Doxford emerge as this week’s winner

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