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Tesco to brainstorm health strategies for web in hackathon

23 Aug 2014 | By Sara Spary

Tesco is set to bring together 100 web developers, marketers, designers and entrepreneurs for a 48-hour “hackathon”…

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Tesco strikes citrus fruit supply deal with AMC Group

22 Aug 2014 | By Kevin White

Tesco has signed a five-year deal with food producer AMC Group to supply it with citrus fruit.

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Tesco launches first tailored 'ultra' c-store in Hammersmith

22 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has launched what it is billing as a new “ultra convenient” format in London…

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Pfizer brings Emergen-C healthcare supplement to Tesco

21 Aug 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

A Californian vitamin brand worth over $170m in the US has made its European debut in the UK.

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Tesco gives Notting Hill stores a Carnival makeover

20 Aug 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

Tesco is supporting this year’s Notting Hill Carnival with in-store displays, offers and sponsorship of a float in the street party’s parade.

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Tesco-backed Harris + Hoole to close six branches

20 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco-backed coffee chain Harris + Hoole has confirmed it is closing six of its outlets in London and the South East.

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ASA clears Tesco ‘better than half price’ ad

20 Aug 2014 | By Gillian Rowe

The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled in favour of Tesco on a complaint made against one of the retailer’s ‘better than half price’ ads.

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Tesco shoppers to choose carrier bag beneficiaries

16 Aug 2014 | By Sara Spary

Tesco is to let shoppers choose which charities will cash in on proceeds from the Scottish and Welsh carrier bag levies…

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Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 tool offers 'all-in-one' styling Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Wilkinson Sword has claimed a first for razors – an ‘all in one’ styling tool with built-in trimmer…

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Tesco to trial click & collect lockers for GM and clothing

15 Aug 2014 | By Sara Spary, Daniel Woolfson

Tesco is launching new click & collect lockers for general merchandise and clothing at two London stores on Monday…

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Tesco Clubcard operator Dunnhumby in predictive data venture Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Tesco-owned data group Dunnhumby has taken a 50% stake in Sandtable – a data science company…

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Niamh Lynch takes up top Tesco global commercial job

14 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Tesco has named Niamh Lynch as the new commercial director of its global business unit…

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Speciality firms urged by Buyapowa to sell via social media

09 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Speciality food suppliers and retailers could “punch above their weight” by selling through social media…

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Tesco needs to cut SKUs to take fight to Asda, claim analysts Subscription

08 Aug 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Tesco has considerable scope to cut costs by reducing its growing SKU count, analysts at Brewin Dolphin have said…

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Aldi and Lidl erode Tesco Irish share Subscription

08 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Aldi and Lidl are continuing to rapidly grow their Republic of Ireland share as Tesco’s sales fall back…

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Tesco dashes are not a trademark, says IPO

07 Aug 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Tesco has failed in its bid to register the blue dashed line in its logo as a trademark…

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Tesco Clubcard Boost rewards 40 millionth customer

07 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Tesco’s Clubcard Boost scheme has reached its 40 millionth booking only 20 months after its launch.

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Tesco looks for new ways to describe wine at tasting event

05 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Tesco is looking to generate ‘customer friendly’ wine descriptors to use in its marketing with the launch of a new ‘wine words’ tasting event.

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Tesco gaming site offers rewards to social shoppers

05 Aug 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Tesco is rolling out a new direct selling channel on Tesco Direct that offers consumers the chance to earn rewards and deals by sharing with their social network.

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Marks & Spencer: Alan Stewart will leave business in December

02 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Marks & Spencer has confirmed that its outgoing chief finance officer Alan Stewart will leave on 1 December…

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Sandwich sales in supermarkets are soaring says Greencore Subscription

02 Aug 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Sales of sandwiches are growing twice as fast in grocery retail as in the UK market as whole, Greencore has said…

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Tesco claims lead on super-strength beer and cider curbs

01 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco said this week it was years ahead of its rivals in removing super-strength beer and cider…

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Giraffe co-founders exit the Tesco-owned chain

28 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Two of the co-founders of Giraffe, the restaurant chain bought by Tesco last year, have quit the business, it emerged today.

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London supermarkets sign up to anti-obesity push Subscription

26 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarkets in London have agreed to take part in a clampdown on obesity, which could include layouts being changed…

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Philip Clarke: price and refit failures meant he 'had to go'

25 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty, Alec Mattinson

Clarke “had to go” because his store refit programme under-delivered and he failed to make Tesco competitive on price…

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Hudl headache is price of success for Tesco

18 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Tesco’s Hudl tablet made headlines with the news that a security flaw meant that users’ sensitive data could retrieved even after performing a factory reset on the device.

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Tesco UK must be top priority for Dave Lewis Subscription

16 Aug 2014 | By Clive Black

The announcement of Philip Clarke’s pending departure from Tesco was melancholy for all concerned…

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Store of the Week: Tesco Streatham Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Before we opened this store last November, we worked with Jobcentre Plus to train and employ 76 local people…

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Tesco takes Grocer 33 mystery shop win but Lidl impresses Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Emma Page

The common impression is that Lidl’s no frills offer means it doesn’t do customer service…

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Yummy food legacy for Glasgow's Commonwealth Games

09 Aug 2014

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are over – and were a great success, apparently…

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Tesco Extra team leader says chain should copy best of rivals

02 Aug 2014

Sir: I think Dave Lewis will do a better job than Clarke did, and I hope he proves everyone wrong…

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Dispatches hunts for a theme in Supermarket Wars

02 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

New Tesco boss Dave Lewis could have done worse than catch Supermarket Wars…

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Store of the Week: Tesco Extra Slough Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

“We encourage employees to be confident around customers and also be themselves”…

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Tesco Extra in Slough tops G33 service & availability ranks Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Emma Page

Tesco got its service spot on in this “vast, clean and impressive” Extra in Slough…

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Flirty Tesco's hashtag fail

26 Jul 2014

It’s been a quiet week for Tesco, so Britain’s biggest supermarket has been stirring up some social media ‘noise’…

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Dave Lewis faces a huge challenge as he succeeds Philip Clarke

26 Jul 2014 | By Adam Leyland

The beleaguered Tesco CEO always seemed to be pictured wearing the resigned expression of Oliver Hardy…

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Tesco: did slow progress on store refresh plan cost Clarke his job? Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

As a report claims Tesco CEO “had to go” because his store turnaround under-delivered, The Grocer looks at how the wheels came off.

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