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Monday 18 October 2004
Sunday 17 October 2004
Saturday 25 September 2004
Just as one supermarket wine range goes into reverse, another shifts into overdrive.
Tuesday 21 September 2004
WM Morrison yesterday sold 10 Safeway stores to its larger rival Tesco with a book value of £87.6m. That means the supermarket chain needs to shed 10 more outlets to satisfy the Office of Fair Trading, which ruled at the time of its Safeway acquisition that it must sell 52 Safeway stores that are too close to its own.
Tuesday 14 September 2004
Is Morrison's conversion of Safeway stores going rather well? Traders were intrigued yesterday by a note from analysts at JP Morgan who had investigated four newly converted Safeway stores for themselves.
Sunday 12 September 2004
Saturday 07 August 2004
Saturday 10 July 2004
Saturday 03 July 2004
WM Morrison's £3bn acquisition of Safeway in March has run into trouble, prompting a profits warning from the Yorkshire-based retailer with analysts wiping up to £200m off their full-year earnings forecasts.
Saturday 03 July 2004
All along, there's been a big question mark over whether Wm Morrison supermarkets would be up to the management challenge of integrating Safeway, and I regret to say that the sceptics have been proved substantially correct.
Saturday 15 May 2004
At this time of year, a wine writer's fancy turns to thoughts of ... spring-cleaning, actually.
Monday 19 April 2004
Wednesday 07 April 2004
WM Morrison piled the pressure on its underperforming rival J Sainsbury yesterday when it revealed it had slashed the cost of shopping at Safeway by 24 per cent since taking control of the supermarket chain last month.
Friday 26 March 2004
The department store group John Lewis yesterday announced a major expansion of its upscale supermarket chain Waitrose with the purchase of 19 stores from Wm Morrison.
Friday 19 March 2004
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