Morrisons to Sell Products on Amazon in the UK


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Aug 25, 2020, 09:00 EST


Bronx, United States, Aug 25, 2020, 09:00 /Comserve / -- Amazon has reportedly reached an agreement with Morrisons that will enable the customers to do their complete Morrisons food shop on Amazon.co.uk.

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August 20, 2020: Amazon has reportedly reached an agreement with Morrisons that will enable the customers to do their complete Morrisons food shop on Amazon.co.uk. Moreover, the new online service will also offer free same day delivery as part of their Prime membership on the orders above £40. On 19 August, 'Morrisons on Amazon' was launched at Leeds in Northern England. In the coming weeks, the online services is anticipated to be expanded to millions of Prime members across the country. Prime members can now find their favorite Morrisons products, which include daily essentials to freshly baked bread by Morrisons bakers, and many more. Amazon says that there will be several products that have the same cost as Morrisons outlets and a number of multi-buy promotions. The service will offer same day delivery with two-hour scheduled time slots which is free on orders over £40, if the customer is a Prime member. For orders under £40 the charge will be £3.99. The orders will be hand-picked by Morrisons employees from the local stores and delivered to customers through Amazon Flex Delivery Partners.  

Earlier in May 2020, Morrisons had confirmed that it would extend its online grocery delivery service through Amazon Prime. They took this step as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, so that their customers can purchase items from the comfort of their house. This has helped the company to deliver essential groceries to as many customers as possible across the country. Through its conveniently located stores and Amazon Prime’s excellent service, Morrisons was able to make deliveries to the doorstep of their customers in the uncertain times of the pandemic. Moreover, Morrisons also launched a new focused teleshopping program for disabled and elderly citizens. Through this, customers were able to place their orders with Morrisons over the phone and the delivery was made the next day by the community champion from their local store.Now, with Morrisons presence on Amazon’s main portal, the company would be able to expand its reach. 

Amazon’s UK Country Manager, Doug Gurr, stated in his comments that the launch of Morrisons on Amazon would increase the reach of Morrisons service and selection. He further stated that the company is always looking for new approaches to enhance the Prime feature and with this partnership, millions of the Prime members would soon be able to purchase their weekly grocery items from their nearest Morrisons shop and the delivery would be done the same day without any extra cost. 

David Potts, the Chief Executive Officer of Morrisons, stated that Morrisons presence on Amazon would help build their partnership further with Amazon. Moreover, Morrisons presence on the website would give more customers an option to receive Morrisons groceries straight to their doorstep which includes freshly prepared goods from their excellent Market Street colleagues.

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