Morrisons news

24 August 2020
Logistics provider Eddie Stobart has been chosen by Morrisons to provide logistics services from two undisclosed distribution centres (DCs). New three-year contract The new three-year contract  will see Eddie Stobart Ltd manage all transport planning and deliveries of chilled and ambient groceries from the two locations to Morrisons’ network of supermarkets. According to Eddie Stobart, cont...
20 August 2020
Amazon and Morrisons have announced that customers are now able to shop the full Morrisons range on Amazon.co.uk. ‘Morrisons on Amazon’ store The ‘Morrisons on Amazon’ store offers customers access to a range of thousands of Morrisons grocery products including Morrisons The Best range and Morrisons Market Street selection, along with everyday essentials. The online store has launched in Leed...
17 August 2020
Morrisons is set to run a trial of reusable paper bags, in a bid to ditch its plastic “bags for life”. Starting Monday 17 th August The trial will take place initially in eight stores, before rolling out the paper bags across all its stores nationwide, if the trial proves successful. According to Morrisons, the switch to paper bags would save 90 million plastic bags from being used on a...
18 June 2020
Morrisons has awarded logistics firm Wincanton the management of its transport and Vehicle Maintenance Unit (VMU) operations at Willow Green, Bridgwater, Somerset. Starting later this year The contract will involve the TUPE transfer of more than 250 staff from the existing provider to Wincanton. Morrisons and Wincanton will also team up to improve logistics activities and service to Morriso...
08 June 2020
Morrisons announced that it will extend its immediate payments policy to its small suppliers until September. 3,000 small suppliers The policy, which was originally announced back in March , applies to around 3,000 small suppliers, including 1750 farmers, with a turnover of up to £1 million. According to Morrisons, the continued closure of the hospitality and food service sector meant that...
12 May 2020
Amazon has expanded its Prime Now grocery delivery service with Morrisons. Available across London and major UK cities Morrisons and Amazon announced they are expanding the Prime Now same-day delivery service for Prime members across London and more cities throughout the UK in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. By the end of May, the service will have been extended to more ...
30 April 2020
Amazon and Morrisons expand their same-day home delivery partnership to Amazon Prime Now members in Coventry and parts of Warwickshire. Starting 30 th April The ultra-fast delivery service is now available in Nuneaton, Rugby, Leamington Spa and Hinckley. The service is already on offer in different locations across the UK, including London, Birmingham, Leeds and the Home Counties. How d...
17 April 2020
In this article, updated daily, we summarise the latest responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK: Multiples update Morrisons offers 10% discount to NHS staff: From Thursday, NHS staff will be entitled to a 10% discount when shopping at the retailer's stores. The scheme will last until July 12th when it will be reviewed. This latest initiative follows on from Morrisons...
09 April 2020
In this article, updated daily, we summarise the latest responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK: Multiples update: Tesco releases annual results and updates on COVID-19: More normal shopping behaviour has resumed after a surge in demand for certain items in the first few weeks of the crisis caused sales uplifts of c.30%. Grocery home shopping capacity has been in...
06 April 2020
In this article, updated daily, we summarise the latest responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK: Market update: GB grocery market sees fastest growth on record. Market growth for the 12 weeks to 22 March was +7.6%, the fastest rate in over a decade, according to Kantar. The rapid growth was driven by a 20.6% surge in sales over the last four weeks. More details here ...