Morrisons reports 4% sales rise in Christmas 2018

Source: BBC News, Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019

UK grocer Morrisons has reported a sales growth in the Christmas shopping period. Morrisons sales grew by 3.6%  in the 9 weeks to 6 January 2019.  Like-for-like sales across, including fuel, were up by 3.4%. Total sales were up by 4% excluding fuel. This increase in like-for-like sales, which strips out new store openings, was driven by a 3% rise in the wholesale division, which supplies Amazon and McColls.