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August 2014

Morrisons extends opening hours for new ‘dawn and dusk’ shopper

18 August 2014

New research has established the emergence of a ‘dawn and dusk’ shopper, with one in five consumers now regularly shopping before 9am in the morning and after 8pm at night. Morrisons is responding to the growing trend by introducing an extra 1,600 hours of trading a week – with 230 stores...

Morrisons First To Achieve Animal Welfare Accreditation

07 August 2014

Morrisons is the first food retailer whose colleagues have achieved the Welfare of Animals at the Time Of Killing (WATOK) qualifications. The WATOK qualification assesses and confirms the competence of individuals in ensuring the highest possible standards of welfare of animals at the point of slaughter. Morrisons colleagues at its abattoirs...

July 2014

Morrisons first retailer to sign Responsible Can Packaging Deal

30 July 2014

Morrisons is the first UK retailer to sign the Responsible Can Packaging Pledge, meaning it will not produce or sell any carbonated product with more than four units of alcohol in a single-serve can. The Responsible Can Packaging Pledge forms part of the Department of Health’s Responsibility Deal, which aims...

Andrew Higginson Appointed Deputy Chairman and Chairman Elect

29 July 2014

The Board of Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (“Morrisons”) announces that Andrew Higginson will become the company’s Chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015. Andrew will join the board on 1 October 2014 as non-executive Deputy Chairman and Chairman Elect. Andrew is currently the Chairman of Poundland Plc and N Brown...

Morrisons wins Rural Action Award at this year’s Business in the Community ceremony

11 July 2014

Morrisons Farming Programme - supporting the future sustainability of British meat, dairy and egg farming - has been presented the Rural Action Award at this week’s Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards. This programme is a central part of the business’ corporate responsibility agenda supporting UK primary producers to...

Morrisons begins online deliveries in London

09 July 2014

Morrisons has begun making its first grocery deliveries across North London. Its distinctive yellow vans began delivering groceries to homes across the capital from 6.00am this (Wednesday) morning following a successful trial in Ruislip. The service will set new standards for the delivery of fresh food. The new coverage area, which...

Morrisons launches new farming app

03 July 2014

Morrisons today becomes the first supermarket to launch a free app for cattle farmers aimed at simplifying livestock management. ‘Morrisons Farming App’ is aimed primarily at beef producers and is available on all Android devices to download free of charge from today and will also be available on Apple devices...

Morrisons serves up cafe of the future

03 July 2014

Morrisons has launched a new café concept in its Crawley store which opened this week. The new format will be built into all new stores from September and retro-fitted into a number of existing ones as the supermarket continues to invest in its supermarket offer. Morrisons is investing in its...

June 2014

Morrisons activates online service across London

25 June 2014

Morrisons is now taking online food orders in North London via The website now features delivery slots for postcodes across the capital from Ealing to Essex. Deliveries will begin on 9th July 2014. On the move into London, Simon Thompson, managing director for online food at Morrisons said: “We’re...

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