Morrisons to provide wholesale supply service to Amazon

Bradford, England, 2016-Feb-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 Amazon, allowing Amazon’s customers access to a wide range of […]

Morrisons provides better rest areas for colleagues with £30m staff facilities makeover

Bradford, England, 2016-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is giving its staff facilities a £30m makeover in order to make them better places to take a break for hard-working colleagues. Staff will play an important role in the revival of the company and management have decided to invest in better rest areas after listening to […]

Morrisons announces its first price cut in 2016

‘Price Crunch’ is first in a rolling programme of price cuts in 2016 Bradford, England, 2016-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is to cut the price of 1,072 items with many of the reductions on fresh food, such as fruit and veg. Morrisons Chief Executive David Potts said: “We are cutting the prices of products […]

Morrisons to donate £100,000 to support families affected by the floods in the north of England and Scotland

Bradford, England, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is to give £100,000 to groups helping families affected by the floods in the north of England and Scotland. The move comes as another storm is expected to hit western parts of the UK tonight. The funds are being given to flood appeals in Greater Manchester, Yorkshire, […]

Morrisons to pilot a convenience food offer in five petrol filling station shops owned by Motor Fuel Group

Bradford, England, 2015-10-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is to pilot a convenience food offer in five petrol filling station shops owned by Motor Fuel Group (MFG). The pilot will start by the end of the year and will allow Morrisons to supply branded and own-brand food to the forecourt stores. The shops, all above 1,200 […]

Morrisons commits to supporting the employment of veterans

Bradford, England, 2015-10-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has today (Thursday 15 October) signed the Corporate Covenant – a voluntary pledge which demonstrates the retailer’s concrete support for the armed forces community. The Covenant sets out Morrisons commitment to supporting the employment of veterans and giving colleagues in the reserve forces the time they need […]

Morrisons to increase its hourly pay rate for store staff to £8.20

Morrisons is intending to increase its hourly pay rate for store staff to £8.20 an hour from a previous minimum of £6.83. Bradford, England, 2015-9-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — More than 90,000 staff will benefit – across all age brackets. Morrisons will make an extra investment of more than £40m in the improved hourly pay […]

Morrisons will remove sweets from its main-bank checkouts by February 2016

Bradford, England, 2015-9-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is today announcing that it will remove sweets from its main-bank checkouts by February 2016 after listening to customers. The supermarket will replace the confectionery with a range of alternative snacks, including fruit, nuts and bottled water. Morrisons already offers alternatives to sweets at one in five […]

Morrisons to sell 140 M local convenience stores for £25m retail entrepreneur Mike Greene and Greybull Capital LLP

Bradford, England, 2015-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has agreed to sell 140 M local convenience stores for a consideration of c. £25m in cash, to a team led by retail entrepreneur Mike Greene and backed by Greybull Capital LLP. Morrisons will retain five M local stores, which are either on forecourts or will be […]

Morrisons announces the appointment of Clare Grainger as Group HR Director

Bradford, England, 2015-8-6— /EPR Retail News/ — Clare has nearly 25 years of experience in HR and management, mostly in the retail sector with Morrisons and before that Asda. Most recently she has been Morrisons’ interim Group Retail Director and has been leading the stores business through a number of measures to improve the customer shopping […]

Morrisons continues to reset its prices downwards

Bradford, England, 2015-6-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week Morrisons will cut the prices of another 200 everyday items – such as bread, milk and butter – by up to a third as the supermarket continues to reset its prices downwards. These are the first price cuts instructed by David Potts, Chief Executive of Morrisons. […]

Morrisons brings back staffed express checkouts to its supermarkets to offer customers a quick and personal service

Morrisons is bringing back staffed express checkouts to its supermarkets this week to offer customers a quick and personal service, and more choice at checkouts. Bradford, England, 2015-4-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The express lanes will serve customers who wish to buy ten items or less. They will mean customers with a small shop who want […]

Morrisons to recruit 5,000 shop floor staff to further improve service, increase availability, and open more checkouts

Consultation begins to simplify Head Office Bradford, England, 2015-4-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is reshaping the way that its business is staffed, investing in new store jobs to deliver better customer service, while also proposing a reduction in Head Office jobs. In its supermarkets, Morrisons has begun recruiting 5,000 shop floor staff to further […]

Casper Meijer steps down as Group Trading Director at Morrisons

Casper Meijer is to step down as Group Trading Director at Morrisons with immediate effect. Bradford, England, 2015-4-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Casper’s family remain in The Netherlands and he has decided not to commit to living a fuller part of his life in Britain. The external search for his successor will commence immediately. Casper […]

Morrisons announces changes to reshape its Management Board

Morrisons today (24th March 2015) announces a number of changes to reshape its Management Board. Bradford, England, 2015-3-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Group Customer Marketing & Digital Director Nick Collard, Group Retail Director Martyn Fletcher, Group Property and Strategy Director Gordon Mowat, Group Logistics Director Neal Austin and Convenience Managing Director Nigel Robertson will step […]

Morrisons to stop infrared sensors Intelligent Queue Management systems that determine how many customers are flowing through the store

Morrisons is to stop using the Intelligent Queue Management (iQM) system in stores from today (Monday 23rd March 2015). Bradford, England, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The system was used to determine how many checkouts to keep open at Morrisons supermarkets using infrared sensors that determine how many customers are flowing through the store. Now […]