Morrisons news

06 October 2021
We round up the most-read content from September, picking out some of the key insights from the most viewed reports of the previous month. In the last month of Q3, we produced the supply chain playbook reports of Walmart , Tesco and Morrisons , where we explored their key strategic supply chain priorities and highlighted ways that can help partners better collaborate with them. The Wal...
05 October 2021
Private equity giant Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has won the drawn out battle for its bid to be put to Morrisons shareholders. It offered slightly more for the business than the rival Fortress Capital led consortium in a rare auction procedure conducted under Takeover Panel rules. CD&R’s 287p per share bid was 2p above its August offer for the company which was recommended to shareholders ...
01 October 2021
Hop is a new rapid delivery service from Deliveroo that the aggregator has launched in partnership with Morrisons. It will operate from a network of delivery only dark stores and promises to fulfil customer orders in as little as 10 minutes. Initially only available in central London, the service is an important development for Deliveroo that paves the way for bringing other retailers onto its...
21 September 2021
In a significant expansion of its interests in wholesale, Morrisons has partnered with online platform StarStock to supply hospitality businesses. 1,500 lines to be offered through online platform The deal with will allow pubs, restaurants and hotel owners to buy stock directly from the Bradford-based grocer. Initially over 1,500 lines will be offered through StarStock’s platform, including...
23 December 2020
The UK’s fourth largest supermarket, WM Morrison Supermarkets plc, is adding 150 innovative trailers to its fleet, designed in conjunction with Tiger Trailers. ‘more products, fewer miles’ While Morrisons has historically used temperature-controlled box van trailers for most of its UK store deliveries, it identified that ambient moving double deck trailers could increase both efficiency and...
25 November 2020
This year, we’ve used our network to get to know retail supply chains better. Working with retailers and those that interact with them, we’ve created a suite of supply chain playbooks to help suppliers be more customer-centric – if you’re clear on what a retail partner is working on and what’s most important to them, you can tailor your approach and build better relationships.  Here we pull out s...
02 October 2020
Morrisons is expected to continue making faster payments to its small suppliers until the end of January 2021. Scheme introduced back in March The scheme, which is intended to help small suppliers with their cash flow, has been introduced back in March, amid the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was extended for the first time back in June for another three months. According to Morrisons...
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...