Morrisons news

13 September 2019
Morrisons is due to expand its Amazon Prime delivery service to additional cities later this year. 5 additional cities Morrisons and Amazon have further strengthened their delivery and distribution tie-up by agreeing a ‘multi-year partnership’, in place of what has been a partnership on a ‘rolling basis’. The super-fast, same-day delivery service ( Morrisons vis Amazon ), which see Morri...
21 May 2019
Morrisons to become the first supermarket to introduce plastic-free fruit and veg areas. 60 stores during 2019 The Bradford-based supermarket aims to roll out the plastic free aisles in 60 of its stores during the course of this year. Having said that, customers that desire to purchase packaged fruit and veg can still do so in another designated area. The grocer will be selling 127 varietie...
13 May 2019
We round-up Asda’s and Morrisons’ measures to improve customer’s grocery shopping experience. Asda to introduce ‘drive-through’ grocery shopping in Mansfield… Customers will soon be able to collect their grocery orders without leaving their cars. Indeed, Mansfield district council has given its green light for plans to implement a drive-through grocery collection point at the Asda superstor...
15 May 2018
Barcode standards agency, GS1 UK, has launched its new product data service, productDNA. ProductDNA aims to deliver accurate and consistent data; capturing, managing and distribution information in way that is easily accessed and shared across the supply chain. The productDNA service consists of: A new industry data model for suppliers to share product data with retailers A cloud-base...
04 April 2018
Morrisons is increasing investment in its wonky veg offer with a raft of new pledges designed to boost its popularity and address shoppers' concerns about food waste on farms. 50% increase in seasonal range At the heart of its 'Wonky Veg Promises' is a pledge to expand Morrisons seasonal range by 50% to 33 lines, with the inclusion of new lines such as chillies and kiwis. The UK's fourth la...
10 October 2017
Head of Supply Chain Insight, Alistair Balderson, considers how leapfrog technologies can pave the way for transformational change. Winning in innovation Last week, Morrisons and Blue Yonder were announced as the winners of our 2017 Supply Chain Innovation award. Their entry was for a new automated forecasting and replenishment system, which is transforming Morrisons’ approach to on-shel...
07 August 2017
Thought of the week: Alex looks at the recent trend of supply chain collaborations. After seeing many major announcements over the past few weeks, from Morrisons and McColl’s agreeing a major supply chain partnership to Walmart and JD.com developing their strategic relationship , it seems that collaboration really is as popular as ever, so I thought I’d check for myself. After review...
01 August 2017
Morrisons and UK convenience chain McColl's have announced a major long term supply initiative that will enable British shoppers to once again by Safeway private label products. Morrisons to supply McColl's from 2018 Through the partnership Morrisons will begin supplying both Safeway products and national brands to 1,300 McColl's convenience stores and 350 newsagents across the UK. In time t...
10 July 2017
Morrisons has extended the reach of its home delivery service with the launch of direct deliveries from stores in North-East England. Focus on the North-East The new service will provide access to morrisons.com for around half a million shoppers, including the major population centres of Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Darlington. This a region currently beyond the reach of Ocado's fulfilment ...
21 February 2017
Morrisons has launched a nationwide campaign to recruit local food suppliers as it looks to meet the growing appetite for local food. Nationwide search for suppliers ‘The Nation’s Local Foodmakers’ will see Morrisons aim to recruit more than 200 new suppliers from across England, Scotland and Wales in its first year. The activity will involve Morrisons inviting small scale suppliers to ...