Retail Week's Food Retail Blog: Insight on the latest food and grocery news, by Jennifer Creevy
Food Retail blog
The ink has not even dried on the Morrisons deal with Ocado and already there is speculation about whether it right for the future of the grocer.
Sainsbury’s boss Justin King has already been bombarded with questions about when he is leaving the grocer, and will undoubtedly face more throughout the day.
Next week brings Morrisons’ trading update and the expected deal announcement of a partnership with Ocado to kick start its food.com operation.
Tesco boss Phil Clarke was on good form yesterday, despite unveiling the biggest fall in profits for nearly 20 years. And while the numbers in themselves are horrible, what Clarke is trying to do is set the business on a path towards its next big growth trajectory.
Food news & analysis
Morrisons has appointed former Tesco and Nokia executive John Clarke as its new interim chief information officer, just days after inking a deal to launch an online grocery service with Ocado.