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Morrisons launch GIANT steak - and just in time for Father's Day

Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons is providing the nation with the perfect treat to make this year's Father's Day extra special.

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Morrisons' CEO David Potts

Morrisons gets the thumbs up from investors

Morrisons’ shareholders have voted in favour of the directors’ pay packets at the firm’s AGM, in stark contrast to last year when nearly half voted against the supermarket’s remuneration report.

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Businesses are under pressure to innovate, grow, and achieve more with fewer resources.

New course reveals key to workplace balance

Employees will reap the rewards as much as their employers from Tougher Minds training, which tackles potentially damaging problems in the workplace.

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Asda is set to merge with Sainsbury's in a 12bn deal

Asda profits fall after the decision to cut prices

Asda has reported a fall in 2017 profits following the decision to cut prices to tempt back shoppers who have switched to discounters Aldi and Lidl.

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A clearer grasp of numeracy would help shoppers determine whether supermarkets like Morrisons offer value for money.

YP Letters: Mental arithmetic and Morrisons offers that don’t add up

From: SB Oliver, Heckmondwike.

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Asda achieves nearly two-thirds of its sales outside London

Strong Easter sales boost Asda

Asda has reported a better than expected sales increase in the first three months of 2018, boosted by the timing of Easter.
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What will the Asda and Sainsbury's merger mean for Yorkshire?

Chris Haskins: How Sainsbury’s and Asda merger will see farmers pay the price

THE proposed merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s is likely to be a watershed, with significant consequences for consumers, employees, the city of Leeds, high streets across the country, suppliers and farmers.

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Tom McKenzie (left) and Sam Leach, at Spark:York

Boxing clever: Temporary vision of York’s future

In a city whose centrepiece is its magnificent Gothic Minister and whose foundations were laid by the Vikings, the transient nature of its two latest additions might seem jarring.

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Morrisons has enjoyed good growth under CEO David Potts

Blackfriar: Morrisons need not fear Sainsbury's/Asda merger

Morrisons was the big winner among the main grocers in the latest Kantar Worldpanel research, but it has to be worried about the proposed £12bn merger between arch rival Asda and Sainsbury’s​.

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Morrisons has enjoyed a renaissance under CEO David Potts

Morrisons outperforms rivals as Northern shoppers flock to its stores

Morrisons has been​ crowned the fastest-growing big four supermarket, raking in sales growth of 2.2​ per cent over the three months to April 22, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Britain's grocery market is facing a pivotal moment, says Kantar   Picture: James Hardisty

British grocery market faces pivotal moment, says Kantar

The proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda would result in a business with a potential grocery market share of 31.4 per cent, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Hunter Kelly of EY

UK high street faced tough first quarter, according to EY

SOME Yorkshire-based retailers had a torrid time in early 2018, as pressures intensified on the high street.

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Blackfriar: The CMA has to insist on store disposals

Blackfriar: The CMA has to insist on store disposals

Analysts and journalists were left scratching their heads following Sainsbury’s assertion that there will be no job losses and no plans for store disposals following its £12bn merger with Asda.

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Mike Coupe of Sainsbury's, Judith McKenna of Walmart and Roger Burnley of Asda

Asda to keep Yorkshire HQ but store disposals are possible

​S​ainsbury’s and Asda have admitted that store disposals could be possible following their £12bn merger, casting doubt over thousands of supermarket jobs.

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Should online retialers like Amazon face a postcode levy on every transaction?

GP Taylor: Make the internet giants pay for death of our shops

IN the seaside town where I now live, there are more charity shops and cafes than any other kind of business. The charity shops sell a careful percentage of new goods and the cafes welcome hungry tourists.

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The Co-op said the trial was a huge success

Co-op announces plans to support local producers

​Following a successful trial in Yorkshire, ​the Co-op is to roll out a ​nationwide scheme to stock local products in its stores.

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David Potts has returned Morrisons to its core values Photo: PA Wire/Morrisons

Greg Wright: Morrisons’ revival is to be celebrated as construction firms face uncertain times

IF you’re a glass half full sort of person, you may well have been cheered by the latest economic data.

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David Potts, the chief executive of Morrisons, who has transformed the company's performance  Photo: PA wire/Morrisons

Morrisons and Tesco continue to outperform ‘big four’ rivals, says Kantar

Tesco and Morrisons continued to outperform their rival “big four” supermarkets over the last quarter, as heavy snowfall failed to freeze grocery sales, according to industry data compiled by Kantar Worldpanel.

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Roger Burnley is Asda's new chief executive.

The Yorkshire Post says: Man on a mission. Asda chief returns to his roots

IT is self-evident that Roger Burnley is the archetypal proud Yorkshireman after returning to his roots to become chief executive of Leeds-based supermarket giant Asda.

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Tesco and Morrisons are fastest growing of big four supermarkets, says Kantar

TESCO and Morrisons were the fastest growing of the big four supermarkets over the last quarter, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

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