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Expert comment on Morrisons : David Arnott, Warwick Business School

by on March 16, 2015

Dr David Arnott said: "Morrisons' 'planned reset' clearly affects jobs and shareholder returns, but is it an indicator of the demise of the brand and the company?

Very unlikely.

We have yet to see the results and plans of the other major players and it is interesting to note that only two months ago, Tesco’s announcement of similar moves, with cuts of more than £250 million, overhead reduction of 30 per cent, shelving of the opening of 49 very large stores and the closure of 43 stores, resulted in a 13 per cent rise in share value.

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Latest : Morrisons to close 23 stores after major pre-tax losses

by on March 12, 2015

Supermarket group to close M Local convenience stores as it suffers major pre-tax losses due to turmoil in the industry

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Movers and Groovers : Morrisons has named David Potts as its new CEO

by on February 25, 2015

Morrisons has named former Tesco director David Potts as its new chief executive.

Mr Potts, who started his Tesco career at age 16 and rose to become retail director in the UK and chief executive of its Irish businesses, will take the helm on 16 March.

He takes over from Dalton Philips, who said in January he would leave the troubled supermarket after five years in charge.

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BHS up for sale, Morrisons, DPD, Button & Sprung, Evans Cycles

by on January 25, 2015

Sunday papers retail round up - BHS up for sale, Morrisons, DPD, Button & Sprung, Evans Cycles

Struggling BHS up for sale, It will take five years to put Morrisons back to rights,

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Ant & Dec to replace Philips at Morrisons?

by on January 23, 2015

Funny Geordies Ant and Dec are in the odds at 1,000/1 to replace Dalton Philips as Morrisons’ new ceo, according to tweets following his announced departure recently.

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Lidl have launched a new ad campaign, ridiculing Morrisons’s attempts to match their prices

by on October 6, 2014

Lidl have launched a new ad campaign, ridiculing Morrisons's attempts to match their prices.

This may sound like dry advertising rivalry, but the gauntlet has been well and truly thrown down.

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Movers and Groovers : HeyHuman hires Shnoosee Bailey as Creative Director

by on September 15, 2014

London, 15 September 2014 HeyHuman is bolstering its creative team with the hire of Shnoosee Bailey to the role of Creative Director.

Bailey brings 16 years of creative leadership experience and joins the agency from her previous role as Executive Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi X.

Prior to that she was Creative Director at Publicis Dialog. Bailey’s previous senior experience also includes stints at 141 London, Chemistry and Leo Burnett, Australia.

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Morrisons, TheEword & T J Hughes, Fast Web Media, Richard Branson, Hotel du Vin, Performance Marketing Insights, Dan Machen and Felix Morgan, URBAN eat, Jonathan Ross

by on August 20, 2014

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Important news for Dusk and Dawn shoppers / Morrisons is extending opening hours at nearly half of its stores

by on August 18, 2014

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More about retail in the Sunday papers roundup – Tesco, Dave Lewis, Morrisons, Monarch Airline, Home Retail Group, Americana, Comet, Debenhams, Mothercare, Orchid Pubs

by on July 27, 2014

"A wounded Tesco mounting a powerful counter attack."  From www.theretailbulletin.com

  • Dave Lewis: a new star for planet Tesco,
  • Middle East takeaway giant Americana tempts buyers,
  • The fallout after Comet crashed to earth,
  • Debenhams poaches finance chief from Mothercare.

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