Morrisons has launched its online food offering, with deliveries across the Midlands due to start on 10 January. The supermarket expects to deliver to around half of the country by the beginning of 2015 using a fleet of Morrisons-liveried home delivery vehicles. The launch of Morrisons.com follows the signing of a 25-year deal with Ocado last year, which enabled it to develop its online business using Ocado’s systems. The operation will be run out of Ocado’s fulfilment centre in Dordon, […]
Waitrose has begun a year-long trial of temperature-controlled click and collect lockers at various locations across the UK.
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 […]