We need to prove we are different, says Morrisons

We need to prove we are different, says Morrisons

CEO Dalton Philips, reflecting on another quarter of falling sales, says the UK retailer must show consumers how it stands apart from its rivals.

On the money: Morrisons to refocus marketing, promotions

8 November 2012

Morrisons has admitted it needs to strengthen its marketing message and promotional mechanics to win over consumers and reverse declining sales trends.

What is the trouble with Morrisons?

8 November 2012

As a shopper, I am a newly-converted fan of Morrisons.

UK: Hodgson to leave as Morrisons Q3 sales slide

8 November 2012

Morrisons today (8 November) announced commercial director Richard Hodgson will leave the UK retailer - on the day it reported another quarter of falling like-for-like sales.

Comment: More reasons to be upbeat about Morrisons

7 September 2012

Morrisons is paying for playing catch-up but do not write the UK's fourth-largest grocer off just yet, writes Chris Mercer.

On the money: Morrisons defends "fresh format" stores, voucher strategy

6 September 2012

Morrisons CEO Dalton Philips today (6 September) defended the UK retailer's "fresh format" stores and its policy on vouchers, two strategies brought into question in recent weeks.

UK: Morrisons rolls couponing scheme out nationally

20 August 2012

UK retailer Morrisons has rolled its Catalina couponing system out nationally.

On the move: Pennycook exit turns spotlight on Morrisons strategy

25 June 2012

The announcement from Morrisons that CFO Richard Pennycook plans to leave the company will come as a blow for the UK retailer. Morrisons is trading behind the market and Pennycook's exit serves to focus attention on the strategic problems that management is currently grappling with. Katy Askew reports.

In the spotlight - Couponing becomes "necessary evil" for UK retailers

15 June 2012

As retailer Morrisons announces it is to trial a voucher scheme in a handful of stores in the north-east of England and during a week in which Tesco CEO Philip Clarke conceded vouchering was a "necessary requirement", Michelle Russell takes a closer look at the growing trend of couponing and whether this is likely to continue.

UK: Morrisons reports first LFL sales drop since 2005

3 May 2012

Morrisons insisted this morning (3 May) it has made a "satisfactory" start to the year, despite booking its first drop in like-for-like sales since 2005.

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