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    1. November 6, 2014

      Wm Morrison sees progress despite sales drop

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, insisted the retailer was moving in the right direction, despite reporting...

    2. October 2, 2014

      Morrison ups the supermarket price war ante with Aldi and Lidl

      Wm Morrison has stepped up the fight against Aldi and Lidl, introducing a new loyalty card and a price-matching scheme that...

    1. October 1, 2014

      Benchmark boycott shows regulatory tail risk trumps common good

      Statistics are agreed to be triple-distilled dishonesty. But they give us the Dutch courage of bogus certainty in a chaotic...

    2. September 11, 2014

      Britain’s big supermarkets rewrite their grocery lists

      Half-year results and quarterly trading statements from some of Britain’s biggest retailers underlined the diverging...

    3. September 11, 2014

      Morrison profits halve as supermarket price war takes toll

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, has insisted that the company’s £300m of price cuts this year are paying...

    4. July 21, 2014

      Tesco’s shareholders must wait to feel the love

      Dave Lewis, architect of Dove’s “love your body” ad campaign and president of personal care at Unilever, may be just the man...

    5. July 14, 2014

      Morrison finally offloads Kiddicare to Endless

      Wm Morrison has finally ended its ill-fated foray into baby and toddler goods with the sale of its Kiddicare business to...

    6. June 17, 2014

      Wm Morrison to shed 2,600 jobs

      Wm Morrison, the troubled UK supermarket chain, has confirmed plans to shed 2,600 jobs, as grocers grapple with changing...

    7. June 5, 2014

      Sir Ken rails against Morrison successors

      The former king rails against his successors in a three-hour performance: not just King Lear in London at the National...

    8. June 5, 2014

      Ken Morrison lambasts chain’s management

      Sir Ken Morrison has launched an outspoken assault on the management of the supermarket chain he built up, saying its chief...

    9. May 8, 2014

      Morrison sales show little gains from price cuts

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, says the supermarket’s offer of savings on 1,200 products represents “big,...

    10. May 8, 2014

      Wm Morrison sales fall as it takes on discount chains

      Wm Morrison, the supermarket chain, has reported a worse than expected fall in underlying sales over the past three months,...

    11. April 11, 2014

      Big shareholders warn Wm Morrison managers over performance

      Top 10 shareholders in Wm Morrison have issued warnings to senior management over their stewardship of the supermarket after...

    12. March 27, 2014

      Supermarket executives set to pay price for falling profits

      Top supermarket executives are poised to pay the price for falling profits, with Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm...

    13. March 18, 2014

      Sainsbury shows size of challenge for supermarkets

      Concerns over the fortunes of Britain’s biggest supermarkets intensified after J Sainsbury reported its first fall in...

    14. March 14, 2014

      Payroll data theft is latest blow to troubled Wm Morrison

      Wm Morrison, the troubled supermarket chain, was dealt a further blow on Friday when it admitted that it had suffered the...

    15. March 13, 2014

      Kiddicare buy ends in tears for Wm Morrison

      When Dalton Philips announced the acquisition of Kiddicare in February 2011 for £70m, the Wm Morrison chief executive...

    16. March 13, 2014

      Morrison crashes on glut of pick and mix

      Like a child in a sweet shop, Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, has indulged in every type of corporate candy...

    17. March 13, 2014

      Strategy not shame should determine scale of BarCap

      Any business overhaul is easily called “radical”. But the revamp of Barclays’ investment bank – including apparently...

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      March 13, 2014

      hmmm, Morrison

      The strategic rationale for the acquisition has been superseded by our decision to launch our online food operation through...

    19. March 13, 2014

      Wm Morrison sparks fears of price war

      Wm Morrison sparked alarm over a fresh price war in the supermarket sector with plans to spend £1bn cutting prices over the...

    20. March 11, 2014

      Co-op turns to Pennycook as interim chief

      Richard Pennycook’s appointment as interim chief executive of the Co-operative Group, replacing Euan Sutherland, provides...

    21. March 7, 2014

      Wm Morrison set to disappoint on property writedowns

      Wm Morrison is poised to disappoint investors next week with hundreds of millions of pounds of writedowns to its property...

    22. January 27, 2014

      George Dymond resigns from Morrison just weeks after joining

      George Dymond, the senior Coles executive recruited by Wm Morrison to strengthen its online team, has resigned just weeks...

    23. January 20, 2014

      Insider case fuels doubts over Morrison’s leadership

      Wm Morrison is having an unhappy new year. The grocer has suspended its treasurer, who, it has emerged, was arrested on...

    24. January 20, 2014

      Morrison treasurer suspended over insider dealing probe

      Wm Morrison has suspended its treasurer after his arrest on suspicion of insider dealing ahead of the supermarket chain’s...

    25. January 10, 2014

      US activists shop for Wm Morrison stake

      Activist investors including Elliott Associates, one of the most aggressive US hedge funds, have built a stake in struggling...

    26. January 9, 2014

      UK grocers’ results expose challenges facing the high street

      The UK has surprised on the upside, bouncing back from the verge of a triple dip recession at the start of 2013 to become...

    27. January 9, 2014

      M&S results not bad enough to cook Marc Bolland’s Christmas goose

      There is a limit to how long you can go on reporting “signs of recovery” in a troubled business. Yet Marc Bolland, the...

    28. December 20, 2013

      Britain’s tale of two Christmases

      Britain’s economy roared into the Christmas holidays on the back of stronger spending and faster growth, but at the same...

    29. November 21, 2013

      Wm Morrison website adds virtual butcher to fresh produce drive

      Wm Morrison, late to the online grocery shopping party, is betting that allowing customers hand back less-than-perfect...

    30. November 7, 2013

      Morrison looks to suppliers for web push

      Wm Morrison is demanding millions of pounds from suppliers to support its move online, as it reported worse than expected...

    31. October 13, 2013

      Warning green taxes to push up energy prices

      Families struggling to cope with rising energy bills face more misery after one of the UK’s leading utilities warned that...

    32. September 12, 2013

      Next chief calls end of credit crunch

      Lord Wolfson, chief executive of Next, declared that the credit crunch was over, but warned that a sustained economic...

    33. September 12, 2013

      Morrison looks to property leaseback as profits slide

      Wm Morrison is poised to dismantle one of the cornerstones of Sir Ken Morrison’s reign at the supermarket chain, by selling...

    34. July 11, 2013

      Morrison chief urges reconsideration of business rates regime

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, has added his voice to calls for a rethink of the business rates system,...

    35. May 17, 2013

      Morrison and Ocado deal sparks row

      Waitrose has demanded to see details of the £200m deal between Wm Morrison and Ocado, as the grocery arm of the John Lewis...

    36. May 9, 2013

      Morrison hits out at Tesco’s price-matching scheme

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, hit out at Tesco’s price-matching scheme, claiming a third of the...

    37. May 7, 2013

      Morrison chief’s pay falls as profits targets are missed

      Dalton Philips, chief executive of Wm Morrison, saw his pay cut from £1.78m to £1.09m in the year to the end of January,...

    38. March 14, 2013

      Morrison boss comes late to online party

      After two years of deliberation, Dalton Philips, the chief executive of Wm Morrison, has finally given the go-ahead for...

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