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Morrisons sales rise again

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has continued its resurgence in the UK grocery retail market, reporting sales up by 8.6% in the first quarter of its financial year.

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Morrisons implements Task 25 Scheme

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has implemented a Task 25' Scheme in a bid to prevent underage sales of alcohol.

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706,000 bonus for Morrisons chief

Published:  23 July, 2008

Marc Bolland, the Morrisons chief executive, pocketed a bonus of 706,000 last year, according to the company's annual report.

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Record results for Morrisons

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has reported like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) up by 4.6% for the year to 3 February, on sales up 6% to 13bn.
And pre-tax profit soared to 612m, up from 369m in 2006-07.

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Waitrose moves into English fizz production

Published:  23 July, 2008

Harpers.co.uk can exclusively reveal Waitrose plans to be the first UK retailer to plant vines in England and produce its own sparkling wine to hit the shelves in 2014.

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Youngest MW joins Waitrose BWS team

Published:  23 July, 2008

Ken Mackay MW has joined the Waitrose wine buying team.

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Morrisons bucks trend with strong results

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has fared well in its Christmas trading with like-for-like sales increasing by 9.5%, excluding fuel.

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Morrisons' Australian ros turns heads

Published:  23 July, 2008

An Australian sparkling wine sold by Morrisons for under five pounds has gained industry recognition.

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Morrisons reports strong second half

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons has reported a solid start to the second half of its financial year helped by a rebranding and new advertising campaign.

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Waitrose triumphs at IWSC awards

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket group Waitrose won both the wine buyer and spirits buyer of the year awards at last night's IWSC awards ceremony.

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Morrisons takes on wine trading manager

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket Morrisons looks set to increase its wine selling activities with the appointments of Dr Arabella Woodrow MW as its wine team's trading manager.

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Waitrose stores see double-digit wine growth

Published:  23 July, 2008

UK: The new store in Marylebone, London, which opened on 1 June 2007, has seen fine wine value sales increase by 65% in the second week and 71% in the store's third week after opening.

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Floods don't dampen Waitrose results

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose has reported a 2.7% rise in sales for the first half despite bad weather in June and July.

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Morrisons hit by the weather

Published:  23 July, 2008

Morrisons is the latest retailer to announce sales have been affected by the weather.

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Morrisons name new man at the top

Published:  23 July, 2008

Supermarket group Wm Morrison has named a successor to its 75-year old chairman Sir Ken Morrison, ending a 12 month search.

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Waitrose to open ethical store

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is to go head-to-head with American rival Whole Foods Market by launching its first premium supermarket in London.

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Waitrose raises supplier standards

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is raising standards within its supply chains through a new ethical trading manual.

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Waitrose buyers set for stardom

Published:  23 July, 2008

Wine buyers at Waitrose will appear in the retailer's latest TV commercial.

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Stone, Vine & Sun founder takes Waitrose buying job

Published:  23 July, 2008

Andrew Shaw, one of the co-directors of award-winning distance seller Stone, Vine & Sun, is to join the buying team at Waitrose.

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Waitrose backs New World

Published:  23 July, 2008

Waitrose is giving the New World a boost with a New World Wine Showcase to be held in all branches from 4 to 24 September.

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