Morrisons is expected to report interim underlying pre-tax profits up to about £437m on Thursday, an increase from £410m last year.

Over the last five years, Morrisons has increased sales per sq ft from £1,005 to £1,164 on space up from 10.5m sq ft to 12.3m sq ft, Retail Week Knowledge Bank data shows.

The grocer has been taking market share from competitors under the leadership of chief executive Dalton Philips and is now experimenting in-store and diversifying into convenience retail and online.

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