Morrisons' plans to recruit 200 more British suppliers, following the revelation that only just over half the food eaten in the UK comes from local sources, signals the growing global supply chain risk; partly as a result of 2016’s political
The unique ‘kidwalk’ from Morrisons follows new research revealing how children like to pick their own clothes from as young as five years old. 45% of parents will regularly ask their child’s opinion before purchasing a garment, and 81% of
The Morrisons ‘Raise a Smile’ partnership with healthcare charity Sue Ryder has come to an end, with the retailer raising £7.2m to support families facing the most difficult times of their lives.
This huge sum of money, a record total
The strong performance of retailers over the festive period is due to a growing trend among consumers to spend money on experiences rather than products, according to a leading retail expert at Aston University.
Investment in better products, better services, and more efficient ways of working have delivered results for Morrisons in a tightly contested Christmas Trading period with the supermarket reporting like-for-like sales growth of 2.9% (excluding fuel) for the nine weeks to 1 January 2017.
Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve.
The move aims to introduce kids to
A Morrisons cheesemonger has been inducted into the prestigious Guild Des Fromagers, one of the highest accolades in the cheese world.
Russell Haggata, who is the chief cheese taster at Morrisons tasting over 1,800 cheeses a year, joins the ranks of
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 9 October 2016, show Tesco increasing sales by 1.3% – marking a return to growth for the UK’s largest retailer for the first time since
Scottish oats company, Stoats, has secured a national listing with major retailer Morrisons for its Porridge Oat Bar Multipacks.
The new listing at Morrisons will see the Raspberry & Honey, Apple & Cinnamon, Blueberry & Honey and Orange & Dark Chocolate
Yorkshire brewery, Little Valley, has further strengthened its retail output with a new listing in Morrisons. The brewery has announced that its Tod’s Blonde will now be available in selected supermarkets across Yorkshire as well as online via the Morrisons
Royal fans who have missed out on a ticket to the Queen’s 90th birthday lunch on The Mall, need not be disappointed because Morrisons is extending the invitation to its 11 million customers by serving up its own value version
Atheon is proud to announce the immediate availability of the Morrisons channel for SKUtrak, its award-winning grocery retail analytics service.
Since it was launched in March 2014, success of the original Sainsbury’s channel has established SKUtrak® as the UK’s leading grocery
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 28 February 2016, show a small increase in supermarket sales which are up by 0.5% compared with a year ago. This is the fastest rate
Coeliac UK, the national Charity for people with coeliac disease, has boosted its aim to improve availability of gluten-free food in UK supermarkets with Morrisons signing up to the Charity’s Gluten-free Guarantee campaign.
The Coeliac UK Gluten-free Guarantee campaign, asks supermarkets
Morrisons: canny tie up
Morrisons and Amazon are today announcing a new supply agreement. In the coming months, hundreds of Morrisons products will be available to Amazon Prime Now and Amazon Pantry customers. Morrisons will provide a wholesale supply service to
BFree Foods, Ireland’s leading free from bakery brand, is extending its distribution into Morrisons stores. It’s popular Multigrain Wraps, Quinoa & Chia Seed Wraps and the successful Fajita Kits will be available on Morrisons shelves from early February.
Having launched into
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 31 January 2016, show the British grocery market returning to slow growth after a disappointing Christmas period, delivering a take-home sales increase of 0.2%.
Morrisons has reported a 0.2% increase in like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) for the nine weeks to 3 January 2016, encouraging researchers and paving the way for the further differentiation from its main rivals to win back shoppers.
Global stain remover brand, ACE Gentle, has secured listings in 400 Morrisons stores across the country as part of plans to further expand its UK offering in 2016.
ACE Gentle has been established in the UK market for a number of
Ryan Jepson, strategy & insight analyst, Profitero, assesses the impact of Amazon Pantry on online grocers in the UK
Atheon Analytics, the specialist retail analytics consultancy working with some of the UK’s largest retailers and suppliers, has chosen EXASOL, the fast in-memory analytic database, to power its clients’ data visualisations. As a result, Atheon Analytics now benefits from superior
Sainsbury’s increased sales by 1.2%, growing across its convenience, supermarket and online businesses and increasing its market share to 16.7%. Consumers continue to be drawn to the retailer’s ‘Taste the Difference’ range, and with sales of champagne and sparkling wine
UK “big four” supermarket Morrisons has deployed a new telematics solution across 545 heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) in order to reduce fuel costs and cut carbon emissions.
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 8 November 2015, show the combined share of discount retailers Aldi and Lidl has reached 10% of the British grocery market for the first time. Fraser
British grocery shoppers are demonstrating their commitment to dairy farmers and overwhelmingly supporting the new Morrisons’ Milk for Farmers range. The fresh milk, which is 100% sourced from Arla farms in the UK, is attracting an additional 10 pence per