Tag Archives: Morrisons

Tesco and its rivals need new ideas to combat Asda’s price guarantee

Asda’s really getting under the skin of its rivals with its promise that its controversial price guarantee scheme is here to stay. The promotion helped the grocery retailer grow like-for-like sales by 1.6 per cent in its fourth quarter, quite ...

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M&S boss Marc Bolland ups online stakes by poaching Tesco’s Laura Wade-Gery

During his time as CEO of UK supermarket chain Morrisons Marc Bolland, now CEO of Marks & Spencer, ignored the internet, preferring to concentrate on plugging Morrisons fresh food and its ‘market street’ store layouts. But now as the highly-remunerated ...

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Will Morrisons deal be fifth-time lucky for fashion guru George Davies?

Dalton Philips, the new boss at Morrisons, is ringing the changes and next on the list is a big move into clothing. To that end he’s talking to fashion business veteran George Davies, the creator of Next, George (for Asda), ...

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Sainsbury’s, Waitrose edge ahead in UK supermarkets battle

Only by a little bit, mind, as the UK’s grocers (who sell a lot more than groceries these days) appear to have fought each other to a standstill in their last quarter’s trading. Sainsbury’s sales increased by 6.1 per cent ...

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