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City snapshot: Tesco knocks back £4bn approach for South Korean arm Subscription

05 May 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco has knocked back a £4bn for its South Korean business, according to weekend reports.

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Tesco Direct links with Sportfolio for Rugby World Cup apparel

01 May 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Shoppers on Tesco Direct can order home delivery or free click & collect items in store, including official Rugby World Cup sports clothing and equipment

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Tesco hands most of own-label soft drinks supply to Refresco Gerber

01 May 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Cott Beverages ditched as Tesco carries out consolidation play devised by CEO Dave Lewis

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Tesco unveils new bonus scheme in 'Turnaround' plan

27 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco staff are to get rewards of up to 5% of their annual income if they help CEO Dave Lewis meet his targets for recovery

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Tesco appoints high-flying new brand director

27 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Michelle McEttrick, who has been appointed group brand director, is a former director of BBH, the advertising agency brought in by Lewis in January

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Tesco store staff 'could not cope' with boom in online orders Subscription

24 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Announcing a £6.4bn loss, the largest in retail history, Lewis said he was encouraged by a reversal in the fortunes of its Extra stores

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Dave Lewis hails Tesco Extra turnaround Subscription

23 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Lewis claims the stores are now “worth the trip again” and “not the dinosaurs that people made them out to be”

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Dave Lewis quizzed by store manager in YouTube video

23 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Manager presses for reassurance over pension plans

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Tesco posts worst results in its history with £6.38bn loss

22 Apr 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

However Tesco said its trading profits were in line with expectations at £1.4bn, while UK like-for-like sales volumes rose for first time in over four years

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Tesco results: What the analysts say

22 Apr 2015 | Updated: 22 Apr 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Reactions are coming in thick and fast to Tesco’s record losses

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City Snapshot: Tesco shares rise slightly despite biggest-ever loss Subscription

22 Apr 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

With all the bad news coming out at once, the City’s reaction seems to suggest that Tesco’s future is brighter, a notion backed up by the first like-for-like sales volumes rise in over four years

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Tesco Broadband down for most customers

21 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco says it is working “as hard as possible” to restore services to thousands of broadband customers who have been without a connection for a large part of today

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Tesco analysts bullish about prospects despite profit forecasts Subscription

20 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Analysts expect good news as well as bad in Wednesday’s results

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Tesco chairman attacks EU referendum plans

20 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

John Allan warns major businesses will move overseas if faced with uncertainty

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Tesco pension changes to be fought by union

20 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

An official consultation process between Tesco and Usdaw began today and will run for a minimum of 90 days

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Dave Lewis ditches Tesco Steering Wheel in favour of Big Six Subscription

17 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Lewis has consistently said Tesco’s business has become too distracted from its core priorities but scrapping the Wheel is a bold move

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Tesco buys up remaining stake in Euphorium Bakery

15 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has bought up the remaining slice of the Euphorium Bakery business, despite reports that it planned to scrap the venture.

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Tesco warns staff not to become couch potatoes

13 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

An article on the retailer’s website gives advice on how staff can meet the recommended daily target of 10,000 steps per day

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Tesco Mobile sends Samsung Galaxy 6 into space (almost)

10 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The phone was launched on a space balloon from a secret location in the Peak District yesterday and the journey to the edge of space took over 2 hours

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Adjudicator justifies Tesco probe after Dave Lewis criticism Subscription

02 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

In an exclusive interview with The Grocer last week, Lewis said he had been “disappointed” by Tacon’s decision to investigate

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Tesco launches 'Easter Five' veg offer

02 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Move echoes ‘Festive Five’ promotion which performed well for supermarket over Christmas period

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Tesco young 'ambassadors' to help slash energy use Subscription

01 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer has employed a group of previously unemployed young people to work on the project, visiting the surrounding areas to educate colleagues on better energy-saving techniques

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Tesco invests £5m in school cooking clubs in disadvantaged areas

01 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The move will see its Tesco Eat Happy Project back the Children’s Food Trust network of school cooking clubs

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Tesco partners with Beer Alliance campaign 'There's A Beer For That' Subscription

31 Mar 2015 | By Vince Bamford

“The idea with this activity is to encourage Tesco customers to discover their perfect beer by introducing them to different styles and the food they perfectly pair with”

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Tesco to pay small suppliers within 14 days vows Lewis Subscription

27 Mar 2015 | By Adam Leyland

“We want suppliers who are partners. Negotiation will always be part of this business. Aggression will not. We want to work in a way that’s sustainable for our business and for our partners. That will mean a whole new way of working.” 

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Hidden Tesco story is the Extra turnaround Subscription

22 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Behind the shocking headline numbers, the “dinosaur” Extra stores are bucking the accepted industry narrative

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Dave Lewis Uncut: the full exclusive interview with Tesco's CEO Subscription

30 Mar 2015 | By Adam Leyland

In this specially extended web version, Adam Leyland talks to Dave Lewis about his first months in the job, and what’s next for Britain’s biggest supermarket

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What now, Tescopoly? Subscription

27 Feb 2015 | By James Halliwell

With the supermarket chain in contraction as sales slide, is the work of the vociferous pressure group now done?…

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Dave Lewis, not John Allan, is still the important figure in Tesco turnaround Subscription

18 Feb 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Despite speculation and excitement over new Tesco chairman, it’s Lewis who’ll take responsibility

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Tesco and Morrisons shares seesaw in face of fragile recovery Subscription

13 Feb 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Shares in Tesco and Morrisons shot up this week after data showed the beleaguered supermarkets enjoying significantly impr…

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Can the 'climate of fear' really change with new GCA powers?

08 Feb 2015 | By David Sables

The Tesco financial reporting misdemeanours have had fascinating repercussions…

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Tesco must think local with ranging

06 Feb 2015

Tesco is seeing the twin benefits of a focus on price as well as availability (improved as a result of reduction…

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Salary-linked pension schemes are too expensive for retailers in 2015 Subscription

06 Feb 2015

Under fire from new challengers like Aldi and Lidl, such gold plated pensions are simply too expensive to offer for retailers to offer in the current market. 

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Is Tesco really a national disgrace? Subscription

04 Feb 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Much hand-wringing has occurred at Tesco’s closures and abandonments, but can the supermarket fairly be blamed?

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Tesco price cuts put Asda and even Aldi in its sights Subscription

31 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn, Vince Bamford

In September 2011, then Tesco UK boss Richard Brasher announced a £500m onslaught against its rivals, which he claimed…

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Tesco's major reset will have a huge impact on the market

30 Jan 2015 | By Adam Leyland

With the festive five, Tesco started on a journey to prove less is more…

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Is this the end of Tesco's store closures? Subscription

28 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn

What Goldman Sachs called “capacity exit” has come to pass, but the question remains, has Tesco done enough?

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