Tag: <span>Morrisons</span>

Morrisons to buy Blockbuster Stores

Yorkshire based supermarket giant Morrisions is planning to bolster it’s presence in the South East and London by buying 49 Blockbuster’s stores. Morrisons, who are based in Bradford, are going to use the stores to build a new convenience store franchise. It’s thought that 1,000 jobs will be created by the ‘Morrisons M’ stores. The…




FD Morrisons Role Taken by Trevor Strain

Supermarket giants Morrisons have decided to appoint from within to replace their outgoing financial director. Richard Pennycock will be replaced by Trevor Strain,who has been with the company for three years and will be promoted from his current role of finance director corporate. Mr Strain was previously employed by Tesco where he was UK Property…




Consumers Will Continue to ‘Feel Pressure on Incomes’ – Morrisons

Bradford based supermarket chain Morrisons has warned that the consumer will continue to take a hit in the pocket as their company reported a 1% drop in like-for-like sales. The chain stated that they had made a ‘satisfactory start’ to the financial year, but that the economic challenges placed on the consumers would remain challenging….




Asda and Morrisons to bid for Iceland Foods?

Speculation is brewing that the supermarket chains Asda and Morrisons could be about to bid for a significant stake in Iceland Foods. First-round bids for a majority stake in Iceland Foods should be in by mid-week and it’s being touted that likely bidders will include the Yorkshire based supermarkets. Bradford-based Morrisons and Leeds-based Asda, it…