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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ajaz Ahmed is the founder of Freeserve.

Ajaz Ahmed: Bosses need to know change never sleeps

HAS the tipping point arrived? For example, Freeserve launched in 1998, and the internet boom started. For years people talked about e-commerce, but nothing happened. Smug people said “I told you so”. Then, a few years later than expected, Amazon finally arrived, and the e-commerce boom really started.

Morrisons today announces it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs.

Morrisons announces acquisition of Yorkshire egg business Chippindale Foods

BRADFORD-based supermarket chain Morrisons today announced it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a major supplier of free range eggs.

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Lidl is recording rapid growth in the UK

Lidl retains its title as UK’s fastest growing retailer, says Kantar

Lidl has retained its title as the UK’s fastest growing retailer, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel.

Allan Leighton at the launch of York Business School Photo: Sam Taylor

Co-op set to open more stores in Yorkshire as it reaches out to a new generation

THE Co-op is increasing its retail presence in Yorkshire as it reaches out to young people who want to be part of a community-based movement, Allan Leighton, the group’s chairman, has confirmed

A Morrisons store in Yorkshire. Pic: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Morrisons to axe 1,500 roles as it focuses on frontline services

Morrisons is to axe 1,500 roles as it becomes the latest supermarket to announce large-scale job cuts.

Black Friday in Sheffield  Photo: Rui Vieria / PA

Black Friday: The day we buy presents for ourselves

MANY consumers buy presents for themselves rather than Christmas gifts for their loved ones during the heavy discounting period associated with Black Friday, according to analysts at professional services firm PwC.

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Ocado expands into North America

Online grocer Ocado has confirmed its second major international partnership and its first foray into North America after reaching a deal with Canadian retailer Sobeys.

What do you think of your local Morrisons store?

YP Letters: Morrisons rewards haven’t won my loyalty

From: Fiona Lemmon, Clifton, Maltby, Rotherham.


Average household spent more than £1,000 on food before Christmas

Consumers shrugged off a sluggish economy to spend a record £1,054 on groceries in the three months until Christmas, figures show.

Good news for Morrisons.

Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons cheers an 'especially strong' Christmas

Supermarket Morrisons has said it enjoyed an "especially strong" festive season as it posted a 2.1% hike in sales after keeping a lid on price rises for cash-strapped shoppers.
malton is a market town which is thriving.

YP Letters: Independent spirit behind Malton’s success

From: Coun Paul Andrews, Mayor of Malton.

A new non-executive director has been hired by Morrisons

New non-executive director appointed at Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons

A businessman with extensive experience in the fast moving consumer goods sector is taking on a senior role at Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons.

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People should shop local - and keep the faith - this Christmas, advises columnist Jayne Dowle. Do you agree?

Jayne Dowle: Our empty high streets are heading for an all-time low this Christmas

ARE you still running around doing your Christmas shopping? Spare a thought for the great British high street. It’s having a terrible season so far, and retailers are hoping for a last-minute boost to bring a better outlook for the New Year.

Aldi says thatany surplus food left in store when shops shut at 4pm on December 24 will be available for good causes and those in need.

Aldi to help South Yorkshire people living in poverty this Christmas

A supermarket chain operating in South Yorkshire is hoping to help people living in poverty this Christmas by giving leftover food to anyone in need on Christmas Eve.

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