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Morrisons puts more Yorkshire food on customers’ plates

BRADFORD-based Morrisons has today announced the first Yorkshire suppliers to be listed in its stores as part of a programme that aims to put more home-grown food and drink on customers’ plates.

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Tesco has reported 'solid' quarterly figures

UPDATED: Tesco gets its ‘customer mojo’ back

TESCO has reported its strongest UK quarterly sales performance in seven years, in the face of rising inflation.

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Steve Parkin of Clipper Logistics Group

Clipper announces acquisition of Repairtech

LEEDS-based Clipper Logistics, the firm that distributes goods for retailers such as John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Asda and Morrisons, has secured an acquisition to help it grow.

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Tesco has published a trading update

Tesco reports rising first quarter sales

Tesco has reported rising first quarter sales as the supermarket said it was reaping the rewards of offering customers lower prices in the face of rising inflation.

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David Potts, chief executive of Morrisons

Morrisons investors rebel over executive pay

Shareholders at supermarket giant Morrisons rebelled over boardroom pay today with almost half of investors voting against its remuneration report.

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Andy Higginson.  Picture Tony Johnson

N Brown announces departure of chairman Andrew Higginson

Andrew Higginson is to step down as chairman of plus-size retailer N Brown after almost five years in the role in order to “pursue opportunities in private equity”.

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It is claimed that the'Waitrose effect' can add �36,000 to the price of a house.

YP Letters: ‘The Waitrose effect’ on house prices is a myth

From: David Collins, Scissett.

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M&S will be offering a crate of beer especially for Mother's Day.

Living near a Waitrose or a Marks & Spencer can seriously boost your home’s value

The “Waitrose effect” can help add over £36,000 to a property price typically - while living near any national supermarket may boost a home’s value by around £22,000 - research suggests.

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Does Sunday trading undermine Christianity?

YP Letters: Leap of faith to say Britain is Christian

From: Chris Schorah, Gascoigne Avenue, Leeds.

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Cranswick is the third largest pig producer in the UK

Cranswick confident about Brexit era

Upmarket sausage and bacon producer Cranswick announced a big jump in exports, boosted by the weak pound and strong demand for British pork, and said it is well prepared for the Brexit era.

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Morrisons has finished bottom of a national retail survey.

YP Letters: Morrisons staff who go the extra mile to help

From: Jennifer Watson, Ellerton, York.

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Morrisons CEO David Potts

Morrisons voted UK’s worst high street shop by consumers

THE Yorkshire supermarket chain Morrisons was mounting a hurried charm offensive last night after a survey of customers placed it dead last in a list of the country’s best and worst shops.

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Aldi has outperformed the grocery market

Aldi to take on its big rivals

ALDI has outlined ambitious expansion plans and said it could exceed a target to have 1,000 UK stores by 2022.

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Morrisons will be selling wonky avocados at around a third of the average cost as demand and global prices hit record levels. PA

Supermarket will stock wonky avocados as prices hit new high

Wonky avocados are to go on sale at a major supermarket for around a third of the average cost as demand and global prices hit record levels.

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Tesco is expected to report a rise in full year profits

Tesco set to reveal rise in profits as recovery continues

Tesco is expected to report a rise in full year profits this week but the supermarket faces growing shareholder scrutiny of its proposed £3.7bn takeover of Booker.

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Aldi is continuing to grow sales, according to new figure from Kantar Worldpanel

Aldi and Lidl reach record market shares, according to Kantar Worldpanel

DISCOUNT supermarkets Aldi and Lidl have achieved a record combined market share of 11.7 per cent of the UK grocery market, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Hugh Rogers is fulsome in his praise for Morrisons.

YP Letters: Checking out the irritations at supermarket

From: Hugh Rogers, Messingham Road, Ashby.

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File photo dated 01/08/12 of a store sign on a branch of the supermarket giant Tesco, which has said that it is facing a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office, but will not be prosecuted over claims of false accounting. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 28, 2017. See PA story CITY Tesco. Photo credit should read: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

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File photo issued by Ocado of their chief executive Tim Steiner, as the online grocer confirmed the sector's fierce price war is beginning to ease off as the Brexit-hit pound starts to push up prices. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday March 14, 2017.  Photo: Ocado/PA Wire

Ocado says groceries price war is easing off

Online grocer Ocado has confirmed the sector’s fierce price war is beginning to ease off as the Brexit-hit pound starts to push up prices.

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Shopping for big box items in Sheffield

A few years ago, shipping containers did exactly what their name suggested and nothing more. However, recently they have been turned into pop-up shopping and eating destinations, with the latest appearing in the Kelham Island/Shalesmoor area of Sheffield. Krynkl is the brainchild of Coda Studios and property agents Fernie Greaves and inside the industrial units are an array of businesses from ZigZag coffee roasters to the massage clinic Knots ’n’ Niggle as start-up and independent ventures cosy up side by side.

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