Morrisons launches “voice skill” using Amazon’s Alexa

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers can now order from Morrisons.com without lifting a finger using Amazon’s Alexa. Morrisons online shoppers will now be order their weekly shop from Morrisons.com using only their voice. Customers will be able to ask Alexa to add milk, bread or any other item to their Morrisons.com […]

Morrisons introduces new own-brand Cook, Home and Stationery products

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is launching an improved range of nearly 1,500 own-brand Cook, Home and Stationery products in all UK stores and online from 7th November. Designed by Morrisons, the brand new range will include; cookware, utensils, ovenware and bakeware; countertop and kitchen cupboard electricals; dining and tableware; home […]

Morrisons helps growers sell superficially damaged apples with the launch of wonky British apples

Bradford, UK, 2017-Nov-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has launched a range of wonky British apples to help growers sell apples superficially damaged by unusual frosts which occurred earlier this year. Millions of apples have been affected by adverse weather conditions which have left a brown ring known as “frost eye” around the some […]

Morrisons brings in its first Yorkshire suppliers in stores

Morrisons brings in its first Yorkshire suppliers in stores   Bradford, England, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has today (20 June 2017) announced the first Yorkshire suppliers to be listed in its stores as part of a programme that aims to put more homegrown food and drink on customers plates. The supermarket first […]

Morrisons signs new three-year contract milk deal with Arla Foods

Bradford, England, 2017-May-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons has agreed a new three-year contract starting in March 2018 that will mean its own-brand liquid milk is provided by Arla Foods. Morrisons is looking forward to working more closely with their farmers on a range of sustainability and animal welfare measures. As part of this […]

Morrisons to pay its smaller suppliers within 14 days

Bradford, England, 2017-Mar-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — From 1st April 2017, all goods for resale suppliers, whose business with Morrisons is worth up to £100,000 annually with Morrisons, will be paid within 14 days of receipt of a valid electronic invoice. As a result, more than 3,000 suppliers will be on payment terms of […]

Amazon customers can soon pick up their orders at Morrisons with the introduction of Amazon Lockers at the supermarket this year

Bradford, England, 2016-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons is to install the UK’s largest collection of Amazon Lockers this year as part of its drive to introduce new popular and useful services in its stores. Morrisons plans to install hundreds of Amazon Lockers at Morrisons supermarkets this year so that customers can pick up their […]

Morrisons rolls out a checkout promise to open extra checkouts when queues are building

Bradford, England, 2016-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today [8 September 2016] Morrisons will roll out a checkout promise that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue. The pledge comes after Morrisons listened carefully to customers who said that queuing was their top […]

Morrisons announces price cut on essential meat and poultry products

Bradford, England, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — This week, Morrisons will cut the price of essential meat and poultry products by 12 per cent, to help families bring meat back to the dinner table this autumn. Price cuts on ham and other cooked meats will also help families whose children will be returning to school […]

Morrisons launches one of its biggest price crunches on 1,045 every day products

Bradford, England, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons will today launch one of its biggest price crunches with an average of 18 per cent being cut from the price of 1,045 every day products – including hundreds of core grocery and dairy items. The British supermarket will cut the price of family essentials such as […]

Timpson to take over the running of Morrisons dry cleaning operations at 116 stores

Morrisons is to partner with Timpson to extend the number of popular and useful services available at its stores. Bradford, England, 2016-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Under the agreement Timpson will take over the running of Morrisons dry cleaning operations at 116 stores and will expand the offer to include key cutting, shoe and watch […]

Morrisons to launch UK’s first ever potted ‘Ketchup and Chips’ plant

47 per cent of gardeners plant on patios and balconies, as living in apartments overtakes houses [i] 58 per cent of gardeners want to grow own crops Bradford, England, 2016-Apr-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Morrisons is looking to transform the face of Britain’s gardens with the launch of the UK’s first ever potted ‘Ketchup and […]

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 new regional management appointments

Bradford, England, 2016-Feb-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Number of women in retail leadership team rises from one to eight. Morrisons has reshaped the management of its stores business with 15 new appointments to the regional management that provide direction to more than 490 supermarkets. They include Vicki Reay, formerly of Aldi, who will be the […]

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 the first retailer to bring unleaded fuel price down to below the £1 mark since June 2009

Bradford, England, 2015-12-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — From this morning (Friday 11th December) motorists filling up with unleaded at a Morrisons petrol station will pay no more than 99.9p per litre. This is the first time any retailer has brought its everyday price down to below the £1 mark since June 2009. Earlier this week […]

Morrisons will increase retail price of fresh milk and will also increase price it pays to dairy farmers

Bradford, England, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a move to support dairy farmers, Morrisons has today confirmed that it will increase the retail price of its standard four pint fresh liquid milk to £1 and it’s Milk For Farmers to £1.23. Morrisons is also increasing the price it pays to dairy farmers on all […]

Morrisons supports global day of charity giving #GivingTuesday

Bradford, England, 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Colleagues at Morrisons stores across the country are preparing to ‘Dress Festive for Sue Ryder’ in support of #GivingTuesday, a global day of charity giving which is being supported by the supermarket chain. A range of brand new products will also be going on sale in Morrisons stores […]

Morrisons Campylobacter results for the whole of 2015 below the 7% FSA target

Bradford, England, 2015-11-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 2013 we have been working hard to reduce Campylobacter levels in fresh chicken. We have introduced a Campylobacter reduction plan which, following independent tests has shown significant improvements year on year. Our results for the whole of 2015 are below the 7% FSA target. We understand that […]

Morrisons to donate unsold food that is still safe to eat to local community organisations

Morrisons is to roll out an initiative that aims to end the waste of edible food in its 500 supermarkets. Bradford, England, 2015-11-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — Across the UK, unsold food that is still safe to eat will be made available and donated to local community organisations. They will be able come to the […]

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’ introduces new milk brand ‘Morrisons Milk for Farmers’

Bradford, England, 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons’ new milk brand ‘Morrisons Milk for Farmers’ goes on sale this Monday (12th Oct) with 23p or 10 pence per litre from every four pint bottle being distributed directly back to dairy farmers. Morrisons is the first UK retailer to launch a dairy product where part of […]

Asda, Iceland, Morrisons and Waitrose to support the construction of new world class dementia research centre at UCL in London

LEEDS, England, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda, Iceland, Morrisons and Waitrose have joined together in a unique partnership to support an initiative that will make medical history. All four retailers have pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new world class dementia research centre […]

Morrisons Carrier Bag Charge expected to raise an estimated £5m windfall for good causes

Bradford, England, 2015-10-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Morrisons Foundation predicts an increase in the number of grants awarded following the introduction of the Single Use Carrier Bag charge on Monday 5th October. The charge in Morrisons stores is expected to raise an estimated £5m windfall for good causes when it is introduced next week. […]

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 own-brand wines won more silverware at International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC)

Bradford, England, 2015-9-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Morrisons own-brand wines have won more silverware at the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), who today published the results for South Africa. Morrisons scooped a further 9 medals adding to their haul of 32 medals already secured in previous tranches of the competition. Tesco was second […]

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 […]