Morrisons half-yearly profits up 14% on year

Morrisons has announced half-yearly profit before tax of £410m, against profit of £359m a year before, an increase of 14%.

The Bradford-based firm said that in a "tight environment" it would continue to "exercise strong control of costs".

It expects low market growth to continue in the second half of 2010.

The BBC's Simon Jack spoke to Dalton Phillips, who has been chief executive of Morrisons for six months.

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