Morrisons eyes move into online grocery

first_imgThursday 9 September 2010 2:23 am Morrsisons new chief executive Dalton Philips, Chief Executive, said of the results for the six months to August: “Over the last six months I have spent time getting to know this great business and its people. Three observations stand out: “Morrisons is a world class retailer; it has real and positive differences in its fresh offer, food production and craft skills; and there are many opportunities ahead to drive our top line, increase efficiencies in the business and to capture growth.” Show Comments ▼ John Dunne Supermarket giant Morrisons has reported pre-tax profit of £412m for the first half – as it confirmed that it was considering a move into online retail.The profit was eight per cent down on the same period last year, but in line with forecasts.Underlying profit was up taking into account a one-off payment in the same period last time.The company said it had served a record average of customers per week over the period while like-for-like sales – excluding VAT and fuel – were up 0.9 per cent.Revenues were £8.1bn from £7.5bn, a rise of nine per cent.Meanwhile it reported that the interim dividend was up 14 per cent to 1.23p.The company said it was assessing a possible move into online groceries. Tags: NULLcenter_img Share Read This NextNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnaut’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof whatsapp Morrisons eyes move into online grocery whatsapplast_img

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