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
Morrisons has reported a 2.6% fall in like-for-like sales in the third quarter. Total sales, excluding fuel, were down 2.0% in the 13 weeks to 1 November 2015. David Potts, chief executive, said: “The business is moving at pace on the long journey towards
Premium rice brand, Amira, which launched in the UK in 2012, is continuing its push into the UK’s dry rice sector with a new, through the line, integrated marketing campaign and three new quality rice listings in Morrisons. The Amira
Lidl has posted a new market share high of 4.2% thanks to sales growth of 16%, with its ‘Lidl surprises’ campaign contributing to this growth, according the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 13 September
Morrisons has reported a 47% fall in half year profits to £126m and is closing 11 supermarkets as part of its plans to turnaround the business. Like-for-like sales in the six months to 2 August fell by 2.7%. Yesterday (9 September), Morrisons confirmed
Sainsbury’s has become the UK’s preferred petrol retailer with 52% of those surveyed choosing it for its exceptional service and experience, according to an independent study by worldwide leader in consumer intelligence solutions, Market Force Information. A survey of 5,900
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 19 July 2015, show a slow growth in the British grocery market. Overall sales have increased by 0.8% compared with a year ago, with stronger growth
Morrisons has been crowned 2015 Supermarket of the Year at the International Wine Challenge Awards (IWC), beating off stiff competition from Waitrose and M&S (winners in 2013 and 2014). The IWC merchant awards are considered the ‘Oscars’ of wine retail and are amongst
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 21 June 2015, show the overall grocery market slipping back into decline with 0.1% less going through the tills compared to last year. However, against this backdrop, some
Morrisons, the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, has recorded its first sales growth since December 2013, the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 24 May 2015, reveal. Morrisons was the only one of the big
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets increased year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. Sales volume increased +0.4% during the four weeks ending 25 April 2015 versus
Morrisons has reported a 2.9% fall in like-for-like sales for the three months to 3 May 2015, as discount retailers and premium players continue to take share from the UK’s fourth largest supermarket. Himanshu Pal, director retail Insights, Kantar Retail said Morrisons’
Supermarket sales have slowed to a revenue growth of 0.2% compared to last year, grocery share figures for the 12 weeks ending 26 April 2015 from Kantar Worldpanel reveal. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel, said: “Growth
Morrisons’ decision to replace some of its self-service checkouts with manned stations, following a poll which showed 60% of its customers prefer someone at the till, comes as no surprise to Simon Phillips, retail sales, Barron McCann, a nationwide retail IT support service provider
News that David Potts, the new CEO of Morrisons supermarkets, is sending his headquarters staff to spend a week working in stores over Easter is akin to spending time with guests in a gallery and is an example of a ‘host
Morrisons has reported a loss of £792m in its last financial year and announced plans to close 23 of its M local convenience stores. Total sales in the 12 months to 1 February 2015 were down 4.9% to £16.8bn. Like-for-like sales,
Deflation has reached a new low of -1.6% as price competition between the supermarkets continues to impact the market, according to the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 1 March 2015. Fraser McKevitt, head
Tesco returned to growth for the first time since January 2014, increasing sales by 0.3% compared to this time last year, according to the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 1 February 2015.