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Ocado launches Amazon-style product subscription service Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Using the Ocado Regulars feature, customers can choose a product they would like to be added to their basket regularly

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Ocado sees solid growth but reveals Andover investment needed Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado proved once again to be one of the most divisive of all grocery stocks

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Ocado to invest extra £2m in robot-powered Andover site Subscription

19 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Fulfilment centre will process 65,000 orders a week once at full capacity

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Ocado signs up PSE to provide tote washing Subscription

07 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

Lancashire-based PSE was set up in January 2016

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Ocado appoints David Shriver to head communications team Subscription

31 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Shriver will “deepen and widen” Ocado’s relationship with its investors and with the capital markets

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Ocado teams up with Amazon for Alexa voice ordering app

29 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The app recognises the 15,000 most commonly searched terms on Ocado’s site

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Major supermarkets' online imagery lags behind Amazon and Ocado Subscription

22 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

An analysis of six large grocers found they only displayed one image on at least 95% of their bestselling products

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Ocado listing for Camden Brewery's strawberry-flavoured lager Subscription

11 Aug 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Strawberry Hells Forever will be available in 330ml bottles from 24 August….

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Major players drive GS1 data quality charter Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The 12 companies claimed the move could save more than £200m in costs and lost sales

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One-hour delivery best for Sainsbury's, Ocado & Waitrose Subscription

18 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Their shoppers are most likely to switch if they can get a more convenient service elsewhere

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Ocado focuses on craft beer and spirits in booze revamp Subscription

06 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The online retailer has added a raft of new beer, cider, wine and spirit SKUs since April…

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Ocado half-year results: what the analysts say Subscription

06 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The expert take on the rise in sales versus downturn in profits

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Ocado names The Garlic Farm as Britain's Next Top Supplier Subscription

04 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

The Garlic Farm will be stocked on Ocado.com and receive a £20,000 marketing budget

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Ocado kicks off London trial of driverless delivery trucks Video

30 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Trucks could be on the road without supervision by 2021 - company wants to also incorporate the self-driving vans into its offering for third-party retailers, the Ocado Smart Platform

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Ocado shares surge as City weighs up fallout from Amazon/Whole Foods deal Subscription

20 Jun 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Ocado shares hit a 10-month high today as speculation mounted that the online grocer had become an acquisition target in the wake of Amazon’s surprise takeover of Whole Foods.

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Ocado's robot-powered warehouse: analyst reaction Subscription

12 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer opened the doors to its high-tech Andover site to analysts last week. So what did they make of their visit?

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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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Ocado seeks to borrow £200m to grow capacity and improve offer Subscription

12 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The online retailer today said it was keen to take advantage of “historically low financing costs”

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Ocado in secret trials to test driverless delivery vans Subscription

06 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

News comes days after Grocer revealed Tesco was trialling the use of robots in its one-hour delivery service

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City snapshot: Ocado finally signs first international deal Subscription

05 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado has signed its first long-awaited international partnership to provide its technology to an unnamed European retailer. Plus Iceland’s annual sales rise 4.4% and EBITDA jumps 6.3%, FRC drops probe into PwC over Tesco profits overstatement and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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Caffè Nero makes grocery debut with Classico blend in Ocado Subscription

05 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The move comes on the coffee house chain’s 20th anniversary

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Dobbies strikes five-year deal with Ocado Subscription

02 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The garden centre business will sell its full range online early next year using Ocado’s general merchandise warehouse

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M&S rumoured to be eyeing Ocado tie-up for online grocery trial

02 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The pair are believed to be starting talks in the coming weeks, but neither will comment on speculation

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Ocado donates four refrigerated delivery vans to food banks

24 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The vans will allow charities to receive fresh food rather than being limited to ambient

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Ocado weighs up express delivery service with third parties

10 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Ocado’s James Matthews said the retailer was interested in one-hour delivery

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Supermarkets have the data to help shoppers eat healthily – but will they listen? Subscription

10 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Many experts believe some public health measures are doomed to fail unless supermarkets start favouring products that are less calorific

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'Excellent' Ocado website seals online 33 win

27 Jul 2017 | By Victoria Goodsell

It only took 26 minutes to complete the order on Ocado’s “excellent” website

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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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Ocado finally goes international… but the hard work is just beginning Subscription

05 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The signing of one European name is undoubtedly a significant step towards achieving Ocado’s vision of being a leading online fulfilment partner

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Lawrence Hene of Ocado: the big interview Subscription

29 Sep 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Ocado’s director of marketing and grocery talks Amazon, on-demand culture, price, profitability, and brand partnerships

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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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Could Amazon Fresh deliver a knockout blow to Ocado? Subscription

27 Jun 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

How the online rivals measure up on the key metrics 

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

23 Jun 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Our number one focus is offering the shopper the best experience

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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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