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Tesco announces 10% increase in hourly pay rate for staff Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Hourly pay will reach £8.42 an hour by November 2018, but premiums will be cut further…

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Tesco to merge grocery and GM for click & collect Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The rollout comes amid a rationalisation of Tesco’s GM services

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Tesco to axe Fairtrade for own label coffee Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Move is yet another blow to the Fairtrade Foundation following a similar decision by Sainsbury’s earlier this month

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Tesco follows Sainsbury's with hikes to salmon prices

22 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Tesco this week upped prices by 4% across 40 comparable SKUs

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Tesco in talks over Cardiff call centre redundancies Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer plans to consolidate its operations at its Customer Engagement Centre in Scotland

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Tesco rules out cyber attack after IT headache hits online orders Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Thousands of orders were hit by a major issue with its national picking computer system

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Tesco rolls out trio of low-alcohol wines Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The lineup comprises a cabernet tempranillo, a garnacha-rosé and a sauvignon blanc

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Tesco extends Eastern European wines with Bull's Blood Subscription

21 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Talisman Bull’s Blood (12% abv) rolled out across the UK this week…

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Tesco deliveries and click & collect service hit by IT chaos Subscription

20 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket has blamed unspecified “network issues” for the problem

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World Avocado Organization and Tesco link for marketing push

20 Jun 2017 | By Kevin White

Campaign will see Tesco take an ‘al fresco’ avocado roadshow around the UK

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Tesco fined £8m after petrol leaked out of filling station

16 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The incident resulted from Tesco’s failure to address a known issue with part of the fuel delivery system

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Tesco 'winning inflation battle' as like-for-likes grow Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco’s price inflation had been in the region of 1.4% in the past 12 weeks


City snapshot: Tesco posts sixth consecutive quarter of like-for-like growth Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco has announced first quarter UK like-for-like sales growth of 2.3% and a 1% rise in group like-for-like sales, its sixth consecutive quarter of organic sales growth.

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Staff sickness costs Tesco 'more than any other UK company' Subscription

15 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco loses more money due to staff sickness than any other UK company, according to a report published by Dr Morton’s…

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Tesco focuses on food waste in latest 'Love Stories' advert Video

15 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Ad shines a spotlight on its surplus food redistribution programme

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Grenfell Tower: supermarkets support fire-affected residents

14 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is known to have delivered at least one truckload of supplies to help people at the scene

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Lewis relocation costs face scrutiny at AGM Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

An influential investment group has called on shareholders to vote down the Tesco pay report over relocation costs for CEO Dave Lewis.

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Tesco trials four shopper mission-led Express store formats Subscription

08 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The stores will merchandise products to fit with customer habits, rather than sticking to categories

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Tesco commits to 100% sustainable cotton sourcing by 2025 Subscription

08 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

More than 50% of the cotton used by Tesco’s fashion brand F&F was from sustainable sources as of last year


Tesco faces taxi driver backlash over Uber Clubcard rumours Subscription

07 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco refused to confirm or deny its plans to deal with Uber…

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Tesco ramps up supply of Cornish new potatoes from Branston Subscription

07 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Supplier predicts it ship more than 2,700 tonnes of spuds, up 8% on last year’s figures

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Tesco profit overstatement accountants' probe is closed Subscription

05 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The investigation started in 2014 after Tesco admitted it has overstated its profits by £326m

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Student shopping app wins Tesco Hackathon competition Subscription

01 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

70 people took part in the event at Tesco’s Welwyn Garden City campus

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Tesco completes its first UK robot grocery delivery Video Subscription

31 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Starship Technologies claim to make local deliveries faster, smarter and more cost-efficient

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Tesco to sweat Extra space with Currys PC World concessions Subscription

31 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A new partnership with owner Dixons Carphone will see two concessions opening in Tesco Extra stores this summer

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The future has changed: bricks & mortar has a role in the online world Subscription

20 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Gone are the days when we believed internet shopping would turn our high streets into ghost towns. Today’s e-commerce experts firmly believe there is a place for physical retail spaces

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Tesco Q1 results: analyst reactions Subscription

16 Jun 2017

During the quarter it reported a 1.3% growth in customer transactions – some ten million more than last year

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Can robot delivery conquer the last mile's cost hurdle? Subscription

08 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Even if delivery is cheaper than by van, will a maximum load of 20 items satisfy online shoppers?


Tesco and Booker cultures must align

01 Jun 2017 | By Terry Tyrrell

We have all heard Stealers Wheel’s song Stuck In The Middle With You…

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Tesco robots: lean mean delivery machines, or a gimmick? Subscription

01 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer has told early users of its Tesco Now service that it is planning a rollout of the robots later in the year

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Judgment day now looms for Tesco-Booker Subscription

30 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Now it is time for the industry to respond with its observations and objections

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Tesco keeps up the eco pace with plan to axe 5p bags Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Reducing waste, be that plastic or energy, is saving Tesco and other big companies money and shoppers appear to be happy, but will they fork out 10p for a ‘bag ofr life’?

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Don't expect Tesco Now to wipe out the weekly shop anytime soon Subscription

19 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Tesco has become the latest to get into the one-hour delivery game this week with a trial app

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Tesco has some hard decisions to make on what is 'healthy' Subscription

05 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

It cannot have been easy to persuade big brands to feature in the power aisle as ones to ditch

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Does Farms spell the end for good, better, best tiering? Subscription

20 Apr 2017 | By James Halliwell

Could the trend for fluffy Farms branding spell the end for words like Value, Basics and Price?

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The big six issues facing Tesco Video Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

551497Tesco is looking more upbeat on sales growth, but it is still up against a torrid landscape of challenges

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Dave Lewis still has work to do to sell the Booker deal Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco’s planned £3.7bn merger with Booker hung like a huge shadow over what was otherwise a resurgent set of results

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