Tesco non-exec chairman Sir Richard Broadbent

Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent under fire over accounting mess

22 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The position of Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent is coming under fierce scrutiny after the latest events to hit the retailer rocked the City.

Tesco Trowbridge

Tesco shock profit warning: the City reacts

22 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco shocked the City today by announcing it had discovered it had overstated its profits by £250m. Here’s our round-up of how leading City and industry analysts reacted to the news.

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Tesco admits a £250m overstatement of profits

22 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco has stunned the city this morning by admitting that it may have overstated its profits for the half year by as much as £250m.

Tesco head of online operations Robin Terrell

Robin Terrell to lead Tesco UK as investigation into £250m profit hole kicks off

22 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco head of online operations Robin Terrell is to lead the retailer’s UK business as it kicks off an urgent investigation into how its half-year profit guidance ended up being overstated by £250m.

Tesco boss Dave Lewis

Tesco's Lewis tells managers 'put more staff on shop floor'

20 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco’s new CEO Dave Lewis has given the green light for store managers to put more staff hours on the shop floor…


Tesco health 'hackathon' won by app that beats pester power Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

An app that flips pester power on its head and encourages children to demand healthier food has won a Tesco competition…

Surprize apple

Core blimey! Tesco rolls out pink-fleshed apple

16 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Tesco is trialling a new apple variety that has yellow and orange skin and pink flesh.


Funkin rolls out Piña Colada mixer with Malibu

12 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Funkin has extended its partnership with Malibu rum to launch a 750ml Piña Colada mixer for the off-trade…

Little dish

Little Dish rolls out chunkier meals for older kids

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Little Dish has added chilled meals for older children to its menu…

Dan Jago

Tesco expands role of wine director Jago

11 Sep 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Tesco’s UK and group wine director Dan Jago is taking on a broader role that incorporates the business’s beer and spirits division.

Asda press ad

ASA throws out Tesco complaint over Asda ads

10 Sep 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

The UK’s advertising watchdog has ruled in favour of Asda over a complaint that two of its advertisements inaccurately represented prices in relation to other retailers.

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Tesco teams up with Diabetes UK and BHF on obesity campaign

10 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is joining forces with Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation in a “ground-breaking” partnership to tackle obesity.

Tesco Hudl tablet

Tesco shelves Hudl smartphone plan

08 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has shelved plans to launch its own 4G smartphone after deciding the mobile market was too crowded.

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Mars rolls out cake bars and branded in-store cookies

07 Sep 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Mars is next week launching branded cake bars and cookies…

Fred's counter

Tesco opens two new in-store cafes Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has launched a Fred’s Food Construction food counter at its Express store on Philpot Lane, London…

Tesco/CCE recycling scheme

Tesco to offer Clubcard points in CCE recycling scheme

05 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Coca-Cola Enterprises and Tesco are launching an online campaign in a bid to boost recycling in the UK.

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Tesco hit by 5.5% Irish sales slump Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco’s sales in the Republic of Ireland collapsed by 5.5% in the 12 weeks to 17 August…

Dave Lewis interview

Video: Dave Lewis vows to return Tesco to its 'core' Video

04 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

New Tesco boss Dave Lewis has given his first interview on his plans for the retailer, including a pledge to return the business to its “core”.

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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”.

Connected World area in Tesco Lincoln

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.

Tesco Extra Slough

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

Tesco Express

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.

Tesco Polish deli counter in Ealing Broadway

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.

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Tesco: the key questions surrounding its £250m profit shock Subscription

22 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer looks at the big questions facing Tesco after its £250m profit overstatement and what happens next for the beleaguered supermarket.

Tesco Trowbridge

Tesco gets in on #royalbaby news with classy offer

13 Sep 2014

As soon as the deeply thrilling news that a man had made a lady pregnant hit on Monday, Tesco was on it…

Tesco Trowbridge

Dave Lewis era at Tesco heralds joined-up business plans

07 Sep 2014 | By David Sables

Tesco still commands about £1 in every £8 spent on all UK retail spending…

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Tesco, wine and Thurber

06 Sep 2014

Regarding ‘Tesco unveils word cloud wine descriptions…

Tesco Extra Slough

…and no more gimmicks

06 Sep 2014

I have been with the company for many years and seen lots of great changes…

PG tips

Why PG Tips is the embarrassing embodiment of Tesco's troubles

06 Sep 2014

Dear Dave, I am a box of PG Tips and, in your first week in the job, I embody what’s gone wrong at Tesco…

Tesco boss Dave Lewis

Dear Dave: letters to the new Tesco boss Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The Grocer fields your emails to new Tesco boss Dave Lewis, from Tesco team leaders to leading brand consultants and industry analysts.

Tesco Trowbridge

Store of the week: Tesco Trowbridge Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

We’re in line for refurbishments and the builders have been here for two weeks…

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Tesco Trowbridge impresses with great fruit & veg Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Emma Page

A strong fresh produce section helped Tesco Trowbridge secure the win this week…

Tesco Express

Tesco struggles for momentum as Dave Lewis takes the reins Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

If Dave Lewis were under any misapprehensions as to the size of the challenge, his first week will have set him straight…

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Tesco’s Woolwich store claims ugliest building prize

03 Sep 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

A Tesco store has picked up the dubious award of the UK’s ugliest building.

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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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