In an attempt to combat a decline in shopper numbers and sales, Morrisons has announced the extension of store-opening hours to 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. at 230 stores, adding an extra 1,600 hours per week of store operations to the usual 8 a.m. to 9 p.m opening hours. The retailer has also removed locks from the trolleys, refurbished 277 stores, as well as its in-store cafes, bui of new petrol stations, and removed parking meters in a bid to turn round faliing sales.