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Tesco angers Scottish strawberry shoppers with flag switch

23 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarket ditched Saltire in favour of Union Flag following complaints from English customer

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Tesco to match all-night Tube service with late opening trial

19 Aug 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Tesco said it was extending its hours to increase convenience for late-night and early-morning travellers

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Tesco shoppers sent £150 phishing scam emails Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

A phishing scam has set out to target Tesco customers with a fake reward offer

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Tesco to focus on own label with major store layout changes Subscription

11 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The free from category will be increased by 40% as part of the reset

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Tesco begins expansion of PayQwiq digital wallet

09 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The app allows shoppers to pay for baskets worth up to £250

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Tesco extends Project Reset plan to One Stop stores Subscription

08 Aug 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

One Stop said prices had been reduced by 8.5% on average as part of the programme

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Tim Mason Big Interview: Ups, downs, and a digital future Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By James Halliwell

After a 30-year run at Tesco, Tim Mason bowed out when Fresh & Easy flopped. What went wrong? And what is he up to now?

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Tesco chief customer officer Robin Terrell resigns Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Terrell, who joined Tesco as group multichannel director in February 2013, is to pursue a portfolio career

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Tesco rolls out free fruit for children initiative nationwide Subscription

29 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The healthy giveaway has been welcomed by the British Heart Foundation

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Eddie Stobart wins Tesco tender for seven distribution centres Subscription

26 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Stobart was first awarded the contract with the UK’s biggest retailer in 2012

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Tesco delists raft of John West tuna products after sustainability review Subscription

25 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

Almost a quarter of brand’s entire fish range to be pulled by retailer

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NFU fake farms complaint 'unlikely to lead to prosecution' Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

NFU’s complaint to Trading Standards over ‘fake’ farm branding “unlikely” to lead to any prosecutions say legal experts

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Tesco appoints Coca-Cola's Jane Lawrie as group comms director

20 Jul 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Lawrie has spent over five years heading up Coca-Cola’s European public affairs and communications department

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Tesco lists 'world's hottest' Carolina Reaper chilli pepper

20 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

Chilli pepper is about 400 times hotter than a jalapeno pepper, says Tesco

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NFU launches official complaint over ‘fake’ farm branding Subscription

18 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

Farmers’ union concerned that brands such as Tesco Farms and similar discounter brands are misleading to shoppers

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Tesco's Perfectly Imperfect strawberries win over shoppers Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

The popularity of the variant – added to Tesco’s wonky fruit & veg range in April – had amazed Tesco

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Tesco and Sainsbury’s recall canned pasta lines over rubber fears

13 Jul 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

A small number of cans possibly contaminated by the foreign objects


Tesco launches first loyalty promo since axing Clubcard Boost Subscription

12 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Double points offer follows Lewis promising to make card more beneficial to all customers

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Tesco signs deal for 900 in-store pop-up cook spaces Subscription

08 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has signed a deal to locate 900 hot and ambient food demonstration units in its stores

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Tesco Express set for its own Project Reset Subscription

07 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

 Tesco has launched a major cull of the range carried in its Express c-store lineup

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Tesco introduces 'citrussy' Gwanipa melons for summer months Subscription

07 Jul 2016 | By Lisa Riley

Gwanipa melons have been launched exclusively in Tesco

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Euro 2016 exit bigger blow than Brexit says Tesco's Tarry

05 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

“For us it’s been business as usual since the vote” says chief product officer

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Tesco to pay above cost of production to new potato group Subscription

05 Jul 2016 | By Kevin White

The Tesco Sustainable Farming Group – Potatoes, will launch in September

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Tesco readies Finest pop-up wine bar in Soho

30 Jun 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The retailer will open the doors on 2 August in Wardour Street

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Tesco like-for-like growth impresses investors Subscription

27 Jun 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Two successive quarters of like-for-like growth at Tesco got investors on board as CEO Dave Lewis’ efforts to turn the supertanker around continued to show progress.

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In depth: Own label front and centre in Tesco's new store layouts Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The UK’s biggest retailer has put its own label front and centre of the shelf in its latest strategic play

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Holland & Barrett is a sound supplement for Tesco’s health Subscription

26 Jul 2016 | By Ian Quinn

No doubt Tesco scouts will be busy searching for other suitors

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Tesco Towngate, Leyland: G33 store of the week Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

A big focus for Tesco this year has been how to improve availability

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Tesco ends disposals chapter as Caffè Nero buys Harris & Hoole Subscription

27 Jun 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Tesco has offloaded its Harris & Hoole coffee chain to Caffè Nero, marking the end of the second chapter of its turnaroud according to CEO Dave Lewis.

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Dave Lewis vindicated on Farms brands as Tesco sales rise Subscription

23 Jun 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The seven new brands, featuring 70 own-label products, attracted fierce criticism from some quarters when they were launched

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Dave Lewis has harvested a serious achievement with Farms brands

23 Jun 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Forget Fake Farms. The launch of the 70 new own-label products was always much more of a vital commercial issue

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Tesco's like-for-likes rise: what the analysts are saying Subscription

23 Jun 2016

Broad consensus over solid results for UK’s biggest retailer

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Tesco Springhill, Hockley, Birmingham: G33 store of the week Subscription

16 Jun 2016

One of the challenges is that there are a large number of different nationalities and you have to respond to all of them

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Dave Lewis on Tesco's call to arms on food waste

16 Jun 2016

There is no time to waste on food waste, says the Tesco CEO

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Tesco wine range: what ditching Simply and Vineyards tells us Subscription

06 Jun 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Bargain basement supermarket wine brands simply don’t wash with many consumers anymore

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Sales of wonky fruit & veg are 'flying' at Tesco

27 May 2016 | By Ian Quinn, Carina Perkins

UK consumers are being won round by supermarket efforts to sell so-called ‘wonky’ fruit & veg

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Tesco Farms range is a key component of a credible fightback Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Clive Black

Some Tesco-phobes protested this was some form of sharp practice

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