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Morrisons introduces a new next-day delivery service of food and essentials boxes during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Choice between a meat or vegetarian box, costing £35 The new service, called Morrisons Food Boxes, enables shoppers to choose between a meat or a vegetarian box. The boxes contain £30 worth of groceries, while an additional cost of £5 is charged for delivery to shopp...
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Morrisons has set out a number of actions to improve its home delivery service. More delivery slots More delivery slots will be made available to customers through Morrisons.com and the Morrisons Store on Amazon Prime Now.  Morrisons will use a further 100 stores for order picking over the next few weeks in order to expand home delivery capacity. Cus...
UK supermarket chain Morrisons committed to paying its smaller suppliers immediately to support their cashflow during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is the first major UK retailer to make this kind of change to payment terms. The new payment terms Under the new arrangement, all firms with a turnover of up to £1 million will be paid immediately.  For larger firms, the payment period will remain ...

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An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Morrisons

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the UK government’s independent forecasting body, has issued a new edition of its regular Fiscal Risks Report.

This includes interesting content, relevant to grocery businesses. Chapter Nine examines climate change as a threat to economic performance and fiscal outcomes

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