Morrisons' results are likely to reflect sharper competition from its competitors - particularly Asda

Morrisons’ results ‘to suffer from Asda’s Netto acquisition’

By Mike Stones

Asda’s acquisition of Netto stores will prove a key factor in Morrisons’ announcement of difficult first-half trading for 2012/2013, when it reports interim results on September 6, predicts Shore Capital analysts Clive Black and Darren Shirley.

Suppliers said Morrisons had traditionally behaved 'more gentlemanly'

Morrisons puts suppliers under strain

By Rick Pendrous

Morrisons has come under fire from a number of its suppliers over the past month. They have accused the supermarket of "aggressive" and heavy handed attempts to force over 200 of them to accept price cuts of up to £500,000 each and impose improved...

More meat processing capacity for Morrisons. The firm has acquired Vion's Winsford processing plant

Morrisons buys meat processing plant from Vion

By Mike Stones

Supermarket chain Morrisons, the only major multiple retailer to operate its own meat processing factories, has struck a deal to acquire a 9,755m2 meat processing facility in Winsford, Cheshire from Vion UK.

Price wars turn screw on processors

Price wars turn screw on processors

By Rick Pendrous

Britain's food manufacturers can expect the screw to be turned even tighter as the major multiples race to lower prices and win bigger shares of household grocery spend.

The logo of UK-based business Fresh Direct

Fresh Direct fights Morrisons trademark application

By Graham Holter

Oxfordshire produce supplier Fresh Direct said it will fight to protect its commercial rights after an application by supermarket giant Morrisons to register ‘FreshDirect’ as a trademark.

City: Bolland won't turn screw on M&S suppliers

City: Bolland won't turn screw on M&S suppliers

By Elaine Watson

New Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland may seek to extract fresh savings from his food supply base this year, but is unlikely to embark on another ‘project Genesis’-style crusade in the immediate future, analysts have predicted.


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