Morrisons names Andrew Higginson as new chairman

Morrisons has confirmed that former Tesco finance director Andrew Higginson is to become its next chairman. Source link

High streets enjoying convenience retail resurgence, report claims

High streets are experiencing a “retail resurgence” due to the convenience culture sparked by austerity Britain, a government report claimed today. Source link

Sainsbury’s to use chiller heat to warm stores

Sainsbury’s has adopted new technology that allows it to use heat produced by chillers to heat its stores. Source link

B&M Bargains sales boosted by new store openings

Newly floated discount retailer B&M Bargains has reported a 31.9% surge in sales for the 13 weeks ending 28 June. Source link

Cranswick reports 5% first-quarter growth

Cranswick has reported a strong start to the financial year, with first quarter sales 5% up on last year. Source link

Just days left to enter The Grocer MAP Awards

Agencies have been given a final chance to enter The Grocer’s Marketing, Advertising & PR Awards 2014. Source link

2 Sisters Food Group reveals results of urgent FSA audits

FSA audits into 2 Sisters sites embroiled in The Guardian poultry industry probe have found that no improvements are required at the plants. Source link

McVitie's cakes to target Halloween and Bonfire Night

UBUK-owned McVitie’s Cake Company is gearing up for Halloween and Bonfire Night by bringing back a selection of seasonal lines. Source link

Graham's targets NE Scotland through Mitchells milk deal

Graham’s The Family Dairy is looking to grow its presence in North East Scotland after taking over the milk distribution business of Mitchells Dairy. Source link

Argos cuts or freezes over 10,000 prices

The Home Retail Group owned Argos chain has launched its new autumn/winter range in which nearly 10,000 prices have either been lowered or frozen. Source link