Ocado shares took a tumble today as Morrisons announced a new store-picking service with Amazon Fresh. The supermarket’s tie-up with Amazon, available initially to Prime members in selected London and Hertfordshire postcodes, will allow customers to do a “full” Morrisons shop through Amazon. Customers are able to choose from delivery within an hour, at an additional cost of £6.99, or a choice of two-hour delivery slots for free. While it started supplying some products to Amazon in June, Morrisons has […]
Wincanton has won a new three-year contract with Wickes to deliver large bulky items to customers’ homes.
Hermes has revealed record results at its UK division, with revenue up 22% in 2011. The parcels company says this reinforces its position as the country’s second-largest home-delivery business. Revenue stood at €303m during 2011, up from €248m in the previous year. Hermes says its UK arm handled more than 140 million parcels during the year, as demand for its home delivery services increased with online retail sales. Carole Woodhead, chief executive at Hermes UK, says: “Our UK business has […]
Online retailer Amazon has announced it will open a 304,800m² fulfilment centre in Coalville, Leicestershire later this year.