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Tesco app uses Twitter to provide Christmas present suggestions

21 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Tesco has released a new app that can suggest what Christmas presents to buy people based on their Twitter activity.

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Shoppers lose faith in Tesco due to £263m accounting black hole Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

More than 60% of shoppers have lost trust in Tesco as a direct result of the scandal…

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Tesco promo to tap feverish demand for Disney's Frozen

21 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

A sales event themed around Disney’s smash hit movie Frozen will run at more than 250 Tesco Extra stores this weekend…

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Catherine Friend and Nick Hood appointed to Tesco wine team

20 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Tesco has appointed Catherine Friend as an assistant buyer on its wine team…


Tesco and Asda told to sell more Fairtrade bananas

16 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Campaigners are calling on Asda and Tesco to sell more Fairtrade bananas…

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Tesco to create daily best sellers list in availability drive Subscription

15 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco’s new drive to boost availability of its 1,000 top-selling lines…

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Tesco to provide new training for staff on responsible trading

13 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is to provide new training for all staff on responsible trading, in the wake of the scandal over the £263m black hole in its accounts.

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Tesco rolls out Click & Collect lockers to seven more stores Subscription

13 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is stepping up its trial of Click & Collect lockers for general merchandise and clothing after successful trials…


Eat Natural aims at 'active' consumers with new protein bar Subscription

13 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Eat Natural is hoping to tap the trend for protein-enriched products with a new snack bar…

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Sainsbury's loses fight against Tesco Price Promise

10 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s has lost its judicial review over the Advertising Standards Authority’s decision to clear ads for Tesco’s Price Promise.

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What a feeling: Tesco unveils its 2014 Christmas TV ad Video

09 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is ramping up the festive cheer in its 2014 Christmas TV ad with a light show created by a team that worked on the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony.


Adjudicator calls for 'hard evidence' of code breaches

07 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon has urged suppliers to come forward with “hard evidence” to allow her to investigate alleged breaches of the Code, in the wake of controversy over Tesco’s dealings with suppliers, running up to its £263m black hole.

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Cable expresses concern over Tesco's treatment of suppliers

06 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Business secretary Vince Cable has expressed concern over Tesco’s treatment of suppliers in a move which will increase scrutiny on the criminal investigation into the circumstances leading up to the £263m black hole in its accounts

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Tesco losing its lead on SuperValu in the Irish Republic

01 Nov 2014

Tesco is edging closer to losing its position as the Republic of Ireland’s largest supermarket…


Tesco teeters on junk status as Morrisons rated 'better risk' Subscription

01 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons is a more financially sound business than Tesco with a more coherent turnaround strategy…

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Help the big four to reduce stock and create differentiation

01 Nov 2014 | By David Sables

Coverage of the Tesco scandal has oscillated between accounting misdemeanour and supplier treatment…

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Tesco calls for 'joined-up' plan on food supply transparency

31 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has warned the government that moves to provide more transparency to customers in the wake of the horsemeat scandal…

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Tesco under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office

29 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to take over responsibility for the probe into the accounting scandal at Tesco.

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Tesco to support veterans' charities after signing covenant

28 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has become the first supermarket to sign the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Corporate Covenant.

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Tesco reveals £3.8m ‘golden hello’ for Dave Lewis

28 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has revealed that new chief executive Dave Lewis received a shares package worth nearly £4m as part of a golden hello for joining the company.

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Rebel Kitchen wins Tesco listing for kids coconut milk drinks

26 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Dairy-free coconut milk brand Rebel Kitchen has launched new packaging for its kids range…

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Peter Durose is Little Smoked Food Company chairman

26 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Former Tesco fresh produce director Peter Durose has resurfaced as chairman of The Little Smoked Food Company…

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Greene King's Metropolitan craft beers to roll into Tesco

25 Oct 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Greene King has unveiled the first four beers from its craft Metropolitan Brewing Company…

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FareShare chief slams lack of action on food waste Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Just half a dozen companies in the food industry have introduced effective systems to divert food destined to become waste…

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Dave Lewis acts to avert Christmas disaster at Tesco Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco boss Dave Lewis is introducing emergency measures to try to save Tesco from a Christmas trading disaster…

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Could the big four become the big three? Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Goldman Sachs’ contention that the supermarkets needed to cut 20% of retail space created plenty of headlines this week, but the bank’s suggestion that the industry could be ripe for consolidation went almost unnoticed.

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Christmas dinner – the hard way Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Emma Page

On Monday morning, Good Housekeeping revealed the price of a Christmas dinner for eight this year -– just £2.66 a head…

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Tesco Chicken Pad Thai Christmas Parcels: acid test Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Own-label is driving the growth in the chilled world foods markets, with almost 50 lines added to the ready meals category…

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Tesco's £5 voucher keeps it in the game in run-up to Christmas Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

The competition for the big Christmas shop has begun – all the supermarkets have now had the big reveal for their ads…

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Poppyroni pizza is a one-off tribute from Tesco

13 Nov 2014

A well-meaning Tesco pizza preparer rolled out these rather crass (if, it must be said, delicious-looking) tributes to the…

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A case of mixed messages over Tesco's Portwood Extra store? Subscription

08 Nov 2014 | By Steve Parfett

Schadenfreude is not an attractive character trait and I hope that I have avoided it…

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Tesco cashpoint's saucy promise to Welsh folk

06 Nov 2014

You’d expect a cash machine to give you only one thing. Cash, right?…

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Tesco investigation prompts more questions than answers

25 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis can put to bed, at last, his investigation into Tesco’s accounting scandal…

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Dave Lewis steps into the spotlight at Tesco Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

If Dave Lewis was feeling the heat today when faced with baying hordes of press and City analysts, he certainly didn’t show it.

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City news: sheer scale of Tesco's problems sends shares plummeting Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Everyone knew Tesco’s day of reckoning would be bad, but the sheer scale of the problems afflicting the UK’s biggest super…

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Private-label pride

23 Oct 2014

It is good news for the retail sector and private label that Tesco has revamped its new ‘BD Beauty Secrets’ range…

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The Tesco crisis: Timeline

23 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn, Daniel Woolfson

As Tesco grapples with the fallout from its discovery of a £250m hole in its accounts, we chart the progress of the story so far.

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