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Tesco sales decline slows in latest market report

21 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

As Tesco prepares to release its interim results on Thursday (21 October), new data from Kantar Worldpanel has revealed the retailer’s sales remain in decline.

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Tesco colleagues and suppliers show support for John Scouler Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Suspended Tesco commercial director John Scouler received a powerful show of support…

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway slashes Tesco stake

17 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has slashed its interest in Tesco, reducing its stakeholding below 3%.

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Tesco suspends three more executives in finance probe

14 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Tesco has suspended three more senior executives as it continues its investigation into a £250m overstatement of profits.

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Tesco company secretary Jonathan Lloyd to depart

13 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Board changes at Tesco became the focus of more scrutiny today after it emerged company secretary Jonathan Lloyd is to leave the retailer.

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Tesco Express lists Hi Spirits' Antica Classic Sambuca

11 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Distributor Hi Spirits has secured a listing with Tesco Express for its Antica Sambuca…

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Tesco unleashes marketing blitz for Hudl 2 tablet

10 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has launched a major TV and online campaign to support yesterday’s launch of the Hudl 2.

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Udi's secures first branded free-from bays in Tesco stores Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Tesco is rolling out its first branded free-from bays as it more than doubles its range of Udi’s products…

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Tesco shows signs of recovery as new hires impress investors Subscription

09 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Has Tesco finally hit rock bottom? Although there will be plenty of bumps in the road still to come…

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Tesco asks fifth exec to stand aside during investigation

07 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

A fifth senior Tesco executive has been asked to stand aside while it investigates a £250m black hole in its accounts, it has been reported.

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Tesco bolsters board with two new appointments

06 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Richard Cousins, group chief executive of catering giant Compass Group, has been named a non-executive director of Tesco.

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The Tesco crisis: Timeline

06 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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Tesco lags on pledge to double natural refrigeration stores Subscription

04 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has admitted it is more than a year behind schedule on its plans to introduce natural refrigeration systems…

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Wagtail dodges a bullet at Tesco Great Yarmouth

04 Oct 2014

An apparently uncatchable pied wagtail has been flapping about Tesco’s Great Yarmouth store…


Tesco gives its Chokablok ice cream 'venture brand' the chop Subscription

04 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Tesco has axed Choka­blok ice cream – one of its original venture brand launches…

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Tesco targets tourists and offices with London Express refresh Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has revealed plans to refresh nearly a quarter of its London Express stores to target tourists and office workers…

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Tesco launches bigger, faster Hudl 2 tablet

03 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco today launched a new improved version of its Hudl tablet, which customers will be able to pick up for as little as £65 with a Clubcard voucher promotion.

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Tesco eyes sale of Blinkbox TV and film service

01 Oct 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

Tesco is reportedly putting its video-streaming service Blinkbox up for sale after it failed to turn a profit.

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Dave Lewis orders Tesco HQ staff back to shop floor

01 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Thousands of Tesco head office staff have been instructed to spend time on the shop floor as part of a new initiative by CEO Dave Lewis

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FCA launches probe into Tesco's £250m black hole

01 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Financial Conduct Authority has launched a “full investigation” into the circumstances behind the £250m black hole in Tesco’s accounts.

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Tesco rolls out Finest wines in box format

30 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Tesco is this week rolling out a selection of its premium Finest wines in box format – a launch exclusively revealed by The Grocer four months ago.


Tacon asks Tesco to look for breaches of Groceries Code

30 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon has asked Tesco to examine its behaviour towards suppliers during the company’s internal review into the £250m overstatement of its profits.

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Suppliers divided over nature of Tesco crisis

29 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

A leading supplier to Tesco claims “desperate” buyers looking to fill “huge gaps” has seen them artificially bring forward the signing off of payments worth tens of millions of pounds.

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Tesco uncorks digital edition of its Wine Magazine

26 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Tesco has unveiled a digital edition of its Wine Magazine featuring video content and interactive features.

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Tesco clamps down on suppliers after meat cross-contamination cases Subscription

25 Sep 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Tesco has asked three of its meat suppliers to make changes to their production processes and controls after DNA tests uncovered undeclared proteins in five own-label meat products.

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Tesco facing a marathon not a sprint as titanic Thursday looms Subscription

21 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The anticipation around Thursday’s half-year announcement from Tesco shouldn’t overshadow the importance of taking a long-term view.

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Tesco executives admit they have no idea what's gone on

18 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

How Tesco must wish that everything would go as smoothly as the Strictly Come Dancing event it put on…

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Silence is deafening at the supermarkets

18 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

An eerie silence has descended over grocery. One supplier called Tesco “leaderless” this week…

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Tesco's trading strategy? Promote, promote, promote! Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

In the aftermath of Tesco’s £250m profits overstatement, we thought we would take a look at in-store trading.

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Tesco Portsmouth Extra: store of the week Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

As far as I’m concerned I could do with more space. We’re the premier store in the area…

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'Uncluttered' Tesco Portsmouth takes Grocer 33 victory Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Emma Page

Nineteen points ahead of Sainsbury’s, Tesco Portsmouth took the win this week…

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Listen to your colleagues!

09 Oct 2014

Catherine Shuttleworth’s points are well made…

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Tesco board changes hint at Dave Lewis' strategy refocus Subscription

06 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Non-exec appointments are rarely considered particularly newsworthy, but everything Tesco does at the moment seems to grab the headlines.

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Well done Tesco for publishing meat test results

04 Oct 2014

My view on the Tesco meat cross-contamination results (thegrocer.co.uk, 25 September) is probably different to most…


How Tesco ran out of rabbits as it struggled to stem losses Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland, Ian Quinn

A lot of tricks of the trade used by Tesco to extract money from suppliers are common practice. So where has it gone wrong?

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Store of the week: Tesco Knocknagoney Road, Belfast Subscription

03 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

We’re the first Tesco store in Northern Ireland to get a new Beauty World…

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Tesco is not a basket case, says Kevin Hawkins Subscription

02 Oct 2014 | By Kevin Hawkins

“When sorrows come, they come not single spies but in battalions,” according to Shakespeare…

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