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Dave Lewis’ letter to Tesco staff

01 Sep 2014

Read Dave Lewis’ welcome note to Tesco staff, as he starts his first day as CEO.

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Tesco to be 'customer champion': Dave Lewis issues rallying cry

01 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

New Tesco boss Dave Lewis today vowed to return the brand to being “the customers’ champion again”.

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Tesco expands Connected World trial

30 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has extended Connected World to two more stores as it reinvents the way it sells technology and gaming products…

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Tesco profit warning clatters supermarket shares Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

The listed UK supermarkets experienced heavy share price falls this morning after Tesco’s shock profit warning.

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Tesco cuts profit forecast and brings forward Dave Lewis' arrival

29 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Tesco today cut its profit forecast and interim dividend

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Tesco sales and share take a knock in latest Kantar figures

27 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Tesco recorded a 4% tumble in sales in the 12 weeks to 17 August, according to the latest market figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Tesco adds Polish deli counter to Ealing Broadway store

26 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has launched a Polish deli counter at its revamped Metro store in Ealing Broadway, the first of its kind in one of its c-stores.


Tesco to brainstorm health strategies for web in hackathon

24 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…


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…


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…


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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Supermarkets' bumper dividends look to be a thing of the past Subscription

01 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco’s savage dividend cut on Friday signifies that the supermarket sector’s industry leading dividend yields are no longer sustainable.

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Where now for Tesco’s store refresh programme?

29 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco’s store refresh programme has been thrown into doubt by the board’s decision to cut £400m from the scheme.

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Tesco’s strategy left up in the air after profit warning Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Where do today’s shock announcements from Tesco leave the retailer’s turnaround strategy?

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Asda beats a resurgent Tesco to take Grocer 33 prices win Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Asda once again offered the cheapest basket, but Tesco has leapt from mid-table for the first time in seven weeks

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Tesco London store refurbs carry lessons for whole estate Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The latest refreshes may target commuters and City types but Tesco says they carry key lessons for its national estate

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Is Tesco beginning the climb back from rock bottom? Subscription

26 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

The Kantar Worldpanel supermarket shares figures tomorrow could indicate that Tesco has finally hit rock bottom and has begun the slow process of recovery. 

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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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