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Amazon rollout for groceries: UK is next

Amazon is taking its grocery delivery service in the UK, partnering with supermarket giant Morrisons to deliver frsh food to customers.

29/02/2016  |  Full story...

M&S, Tesco and Morrisons hit by Christmas sales slump

Three of the biggest names on the UK high street have all posted disappointing sales over the Christmas period, as digital shopping continues to rise.

10/01/2014  |  Full story...

How mobile boosts food retailers’ reach: Top 5 UK brands

The UK’s top 5 food retailers have had mixed results from their mobile customers, with Just Eat and Tesco getting the most from smartphone users with 14% and 13% boosts in traffic respectively, according to new data.

10/07/2013  |  Full story...

Morrisons to launch online shopping with Ocado next year

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has struck a deal with Ocado to launch an online grocery service by January 2014.

20/05/2013  |  Full story...

Morrisons to sell food online, plans Ocado partnership

Morrisons has announced plans to sell online for the first time, as Britain's fourth biggest supermarket chain saw its profits fall in 2012.

14/03/2013  |  Full story...

Morrisons plans food website after disappointing Xmas sales

Supermarket Morrisons is planning an online food as part of a "modernising" drive to recover from poor Christmas sales. Chief executive Dalton Philips said Philips said the group would provide more details in the spring but said being the last major supermarket to offer food online would bring it some "late-mover" advantages.

09/01/2013  |  Full story...

Amazon ecommerce sales set to overtake Walmart - Already Kindle books outsell print books in UK

Another tipping point for data about the growth of ecommerce as UK subsidiary of Amazon announces it’s selling more Kindle titles than printed books. This announcement about Amazon ecommerce sales follows expectations that Amazon total sales will overtake Walmart by 2020. Here’s why…

06/08/2012  |  Full story...

Sainsbury’s expands into online downloads, buys Global Media Vault for £1m

Sainsbury’s has bought online entertainment company Global Media Vault from MBL Group for £1 million, as the UK’s third largest supermarket chain looks to offer film, game and music downloads. The acquisition will support the retailer's drive into the growing online and digital entertainment market, following the launch of the Sainsbury's Entertainment website in November 2010.

12/10/2011

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Digital Intelligence February 2011

Digital Strategy data - Digital Intelligence February 2011

For the movie rental industry, the news of closure at Blockbusters' 609 stores this month marks the end of an era. In the same week Amazon took on Netflix with streaming service for Prime customers, and online music streaming giant Spotify landed a $1bn valuation (thanks to the Russian Facebook backers). Channels are changing and most brands are well behind getting their own channel mix lined up with what consumers are asking for.

No surprise then that Google is taking on Apple with the 'One Pass' system - a one-stop destination where users can pay for publications online. Listen out for this becoming fused with YouTube to enable the migration of pay-TV; a step that will destabilise part of the value chain and economics in the pay-TV markets. And with new research showing almost three-quarters of European web users download or watch online video there will be no shortage of viewers.

Whatever your digital content strategy, the shift to video needs attention. So if you missed our online video special report, then here's the link.

Read February 2011

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28/02/2011

Morrisons buys baby goods website Kiddicare

Morrisons has bought baby goods website Kiddicare for £70m, marking the supermarket chain’s first move in building an online non-food business. Morrisons said it would use Kiddicare's technology platform to develop its own non-food business, with the first products due in 2012.

Kiddicare, which was founded in 1974, has more than 40,000 customers a month, and employs about 130 people. Its turnover was £37.5m last year, with 80% of its sales made online. The company will continue to trade separately as kiddicare.com.

16/02/2011

16/02/2011  |  Full story...

Morrisons to start selling food online

Morrisons is set to launch an online grocery store, as the supermarket chain looks to take on rivals Tesco, Waitrose and Asda. The move is expected to be announced by Morrisons chief executive Dalton Philips, in his first big presentation to the City since his arrival in March 2010. According to reports, his plans, to be revealed on Thursday, will involve the launch internet trials in several stores that could be extended nationwide.

07/09/2010  |  Full story...

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