Morrisons Amazon partnership grows

Morrisons has deepened its relationship with online retailer Amazon after the supermarket reported its first quarterly sales decline since 2016.

The supermarket’s interim results revealed it has signed a deal with Amazon over several years “extending relationship in time and scope”.

Amazon expands into UK grocery market

The supermarket currently has a same-day supply deal with Amazon covering Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and parts of London.

A further roll-out of ultra-fast Morrisons Amazon delivery is now expected across more cities in the UK.

According to chief executive David Potts, sales and profit progress for the supermarket remained “robust” despite like-for-like sales in the three months to August 4 falling by 1.9%. Pre-tax profits, however, were up 48.5% to £202m.

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