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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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,...

  7. 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,...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. FT Alphaville

    March 13, 2014

    hmmm, Morrison

    The strategic rationale for the acquisition has been superseded by our decision to launch our online food operation through...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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,...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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,...

  35. 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...

  36. March 14, 2013

    Talks with Morrison boost Ocado shares

    Shares in Ocado surged on Thursday morning after it emerged that the web-only grocer might help Wm Morrison build its own...

  37. March 10, 2013

    CEOs applaud protection of overseas aid

    David Cameron’s decision to protect Britain’s overseas aid budget has been praised by Britain’s leading business figures,...

  38. March 8, 2013

    Morrison prepares for online launch

    Wm Morrison is poised to announce a move into online grocery and a rollout of convenience stores next week, along with its...

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