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Ninth Tesco employee suspended

18 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

A ninth person has been suspended as the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation continues into the £263m black hole in Tesco’s accounts…

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Tesco adds teams of little helpers to pack bags in the run-up to Christmas

17 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is today created teams of dedicated bag packers at 400 of its stores to help ramp up service in the run up to Christmas.


Tesco launches home-pickling packs

15 Dec 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Tesco is hoping to tap the pickling trend with a range of ‘Pickle Your Own’ boxes…

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Tesco trials food-to-go Pickbox lunches at Canary Wharf store

12 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has launched a new food-to-go concept to make lunchtime meal deals simpler and quicker…

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Asda Christmas shopping basket nearly £10 cheaper than Tesco's

12 Dec 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda has trounced its nearest rival by almost a tenner in this year’s Christmas 33…

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Dave Lewis 'close' to appointing new Tesco UK MD Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis is close to appointing a new UK MD to replace Chris Bush, who left the company for good last week…

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Tesco's rivals say they won't cut corners on staff levels Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

After Tesco boss Dave Lewis said the retailer would not be cutting any corners in the new year in terms of reducing…

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Tesco shares plummet again following 'shock' profit warning Subscription

11 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

It’s getting harder to describe a Tesco profit warning as a “shock” these days – but the fourth warning this year…

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A lotta bottle: Tesco selling Methuselah of Champagne

11 Dec 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Tesco is selling six-litre Methuselah bottles of Lanson White Label Champagne in four London stores.

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Tesco profits warning: what the analysts say

09 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

After Tesco revealed its annual profits would be no higher than £1.4bn, we round-up who is saying what

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Tesco in new profits warning as Dave Lewis promises not to cut corners in January

09 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco issued a profit warning today as CEO Dave Lewis “reset” the business to focus on service, availability and more competitive prices…


Matt Simister exonerated as Lewis rebuilds senior Tesco team

08 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Group food sourcing director Matt Simister is set for a dramatic return to Tesco on Monday…

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Tesco's new lab to showcase latest in-store tech and new apps Subscription

06 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has opened the doors to a new laboratory to demonstrate the power of the latest in-store technology…

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Tesco to assess impact of falling commodity prices on suppliers Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco is investigating the impact of falling commodity prices on its suppliers in a bid to secure better deals…

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Tesco Direct Click & Collect orders subject to two-day delays

03 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco suffered another blow this week as its non-food website buckled under the volume of Christmas orders.

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Tesco shakes up senior management team as Matt Simister returns after suspension

01 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has revealed a new management line up in the wake of the crisis over its £263m accounting scandal and, temporarily at least, is taking over day to day leadership of the UK operation.

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GSCOP compliance is not under control within our system Subscription

29 Nov 2014 | By David Sables

The Tesco debacle has really brought supplier treatment to the top of the agenda…

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Three Tesco executives reportedly leave company

28 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Three Tesco executives asked to step aside while the retailer investigates a £263m misstatement of profits have reportedly left the company.

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Tesco expecting strong Thanksgiving sales in Kensington

27 Nov 2014

Tesco has launched its first Thanksgiving range at its Kensington superstore, in a bid to cater for demand from  Americans living in London.

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Litigation firm to fund shareholder legal action against Tesco

25 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The fallout over the £263m black hole in Tesco’s finances took a new twist today as Bentham Europe, a leading litigation funder, announced a fund had been set up to take legal action on behalf of shareholders.

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Sacla' rolls out new antipasti veg in oil range in Tesco

24 Nov 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Sacla’ has launched a new range of antipasti comprising four ­varieties of vegetables in herb-infused oils…


Yorvale ice cream's Tesco listing rises from nine stores to 57

23 Nov 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Tesco has ramped up its listings of York-based dairy ice cream producer Yorvale…

One stop

Tesco-owned One Stop increases full-year sales by 9.5%

22 Nov 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Tesco may be in the depths of a financial crisis, but there’s no stopping its convenience store chain One Stop…

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Tesco app uses Twitter to provide Christmas present suggestions

21 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Tesco has released a new app that can suggest what Christmas presents to buy people based on their Twitter activity.

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Shoppers lose faith in Tesco due to £263m accounting black hole Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Ian Quinn

More than 60% of shoppers have lost trust in Tesco as a direct result of the scandal…

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The Tesco leopard can change spots - but can it still hunt?

13 Dec 2014 | By Adam Leyland

There are four rules to rebates,” an ex-buyer once told me. “1. Get a rebate. 2. If you have one increase it…

Dave Lewis

Plugging the black hole(s) Subscription

10 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The £263m accounting scandal might, in the long run, not prove to be the most important black hole CEO Dave Lewis has to fix if he…

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Margin resets and junk status looming: analysts' views of Tesco Subscription

09 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

We look at analysts’ reaction to Tesco’s latest profits warning and where this leaves Dave Lewis’ plans to turn around the ailing grocery giant as we head into 2015.

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Lewis ticking off his ‘to do’ list Subscription

03 Dec 2014 | Updated: 04 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Such was the scale of its problems and so abrupt his arrival, that some analysts had not even finished writing their “to do list” …

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Popcorn poem proves popular with Tesco bosses

29 Nov 2014

Tesco has raised a few hackles this year. But few will have been expressed as beautifully as a letter written by two stude…

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Tesco turns up promotional heat as rivals bide their time Subscription

28 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco is continuing to try and promote its way out of trouble while some of its rivals are keeping their festive…

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Protecting the innocent? Subscription

25 Nov 2014 | Updated: 28 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

I’m a dad. And, as such, have had many worries for my children over the years. An early one was whether my son would ever…

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Could the big four become the big three? Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Goldman Sachs’ contention that the supermarkets needed to cut 20% of retail space created plenty of headlines this week, but the bank’s suggestion that the industry could be ripe for consolidation went almost unnoticed.

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Christmas dinner – the hard way Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Emma Page

On Monday morning, Good Housekeeping revealed the price of a Christmas dinner for eight this year -– just £2.66 a head…

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Tesco Chicken Pad Thai Christmas Parcels: acid test Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Own-label is driving the growth in the chilled world foods markets, with almost 50 lines added to the ready meals category…

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Tesco's £5 voucher keeps it in the game in run-up to Christmas Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

The competition for the big Christmas shop has begun – all the supermarkets have now had the big reveal for their ads…

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Poppyroni pizza is a one-off tribute from Tesco

13 Nov 2014

A well-meaning Tesco pizza preparer rolled out these rather crass (if, it must be said, delicious-looking) tributes to the…

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