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Morrisons named on list of social mobility-friendly employers Subscription

26 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

At number nine, Morisons is the only food and drink business in the top 50…

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Ocado & Morrisons' Birch Coppice DC bought by Tritax Big Box Subscription

12 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The Dordon facility was purpose built for Ocado in 2012

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Morrisons boosts local supply with Molly milk Subscription

08 Jun 2017 | By Kevin White

Listing of Our Cow Molly milk in sheffield represents supermarket’s first foray into free range milk

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Former Pizza Express CEO Richard Hodgson seeks grocery return

01 Jun 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Richard Hodgson wants to return to the grocery sector after quitting as CEO of Pizza Express

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Morrisons strikes deal with Hong Kong's Subscription

31 May 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

From this week, residents of Hong Kong will have access to 600 Morrisons ambient and general merchandise lines

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Morrisons and Co-op make major donations to support victims of Manchester attack

24 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Morrisons and the Morrisons Foundation have each donated £250,000 following this week’s terrorist attack

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Andy Higginson takes over as GroceryAid president in July

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Booker CEO Charles Wilson will become vice-president at the same time

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Morrisons swaps out lager and fruit cider for craft and premium lines Subscription

16 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Beers from brands such as BrewDog, Guinness Hop House, Sierra Nevada, Heineken-owned Lagunitas and Butcombe gained shelf space

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Morrisons adds 39p avocados to wonky fruit and veg range

12 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

With wholesale prices up by 150%, the retailer claims its South African avocados are the “cheapest on the UK market”

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Morrisons boss receives 24% pay boost and increased share incentives Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons CEO David Potts saw his pay package jump by 24% last year and could be in line for a further pay boost in future years under newly proposed share reward plans.

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Morrisons and Sainsbury's cut fuel prices twice in one week

08 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Diesel and unleaded have been reduced by 2p at all 333 Morrisons filling stations following a 1p cut on Wednesday

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Morrisons and Sainsbury's cut fuel prices for second time this week

05 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Both diesel and unleaded will be cut by a further 2p

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Morrisons hikes prices to compensate for Crunch cuts Subscription

05 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons hiked the price of 700 items to pay for its latest Price Crunch campaign

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City snapshot: Morrisons reports 3.4% first quarter like-for-like sales jump Subscription

04 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons’ like-for-like sales has risen by 3.4% in the 13 weeks to 30 April – its sixth consecutive quarter of like-for-like growth. Plus, Kerry Group confirms full year expectations after solid first quarter, Carlsberg’s revenues up 4% in first quarter, Sainsbury’s shares plunge and all the latest news from the City

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Morrisons cuts prices on more than 1,000 products Subscription

02 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Prices will go down by an average of 21% as retailer anticipates better weather ahead

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Morrisons to give away used coffee grounds to gardeners

26 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The coffee recycling scheme is available at all 390 Morrisons cafés across England, Scotland and Wales

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Morrisons adds asparagus to its wonky fruit & veg range

24 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

A warm early spring encouraged asparagus shoots to push up early and become wonky

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Morrisons recalls trimmed green beans in needle alert

21 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Two separate reports of metal contamination came from Glasgow and Manchester, according to a report by The Sun…

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Morrisons hikes store staff pay to £8.50 per hour Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons store staff are set to receive a 3.7% pay increase to £8.50 an hour

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Morrisons More points for fuel at forecourts halved Subscription

04 Apr 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

From 1 May, customers will receive five Morrisons More points for every litre of fuel they buy

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Morrisons to donate strawberry funds to CLIC Sargent charity

30 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Initiative is part of Morrison’s goal to raise £8m over next three years

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Morrisons cuts time to pay smaller suppliers to 14 days Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is shortening its payment terms for its smaller suppliers to a maximum of 14 days

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Lidl pledges support to NFU 'Back British Farming Charter' Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Lidl is to strengthen its British product offering and work with British farmers to develop fair, beneficial and transparent

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Morrisons’ credit rating moved to positive by Moody’s Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

International ratings agency Moody’s has moved Morrisons’ credit rating from stable to positive in a sign the supermarket’s trading recovery could lead to ratings upgrades.

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Morrisons upgrades Merret supply system for Nutmeg womenswear Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons announced the launch of its spring/summer collection in 50 of its selected supermarkets earlier this month

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Has Morrisons’ burger done dads justice for Father’s Day? Subscription

14 Jun 2017 | By James Halliwell

The ‘Daddy of all Burgers’ raises an equally big question, will Morrisons produce an extra-large brioche bun to handle it?

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Morrisons results: what the analysts say Subscription

04 May 2017

Morrisons’ like-for-like sales rose 3.4% in the 13 weeks to 30 April – its highest growth rate yet under CEO David Potts

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Darren Blackhurst's Simple Charter Subscription

26 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Group commercial director Darren Blackhurst has helped Morrisons turn a corner. How has he done it?

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Brand value must go into the mix at Morrisons

23 Mar 2017 | By Matt Lee

It’s not unheard of for supermarkets to focus on non-food departments to boost sales and footfall

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Morrisons Daily Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

At 9am there were only two sandwiches on offer, and the fresh fruit and veg was nearly empty

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Morrisons scores own goal with 'pie goalie' bantz

24 Feb 2017

A few weeks ago, no one had heard of Sutton United’s sub goalie Wayne Shaw

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Sir Ken Morrison was a natural born retailer Subscription

03 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The grocery industry has lost a true legend. Very few individuals made such a telling contribution as Sir Ken


The shock megadeal that I just can’t see happening Subscription

31 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

One is big in the north, the other big in the south … but even so, specualtion of a Sainsbury’s-Morrisons merger would really push the envelope

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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

Tesco's Marmite shelf grab

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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