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Tesco plans major expansion of solar panels on its roofs Subscription

15 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer has already put in a series of planning applications for sites

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Tesco's F&F clothing range to be sold online through Next Subscription

14 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The new tie-up would begin with a selection of womenswear products for UK and international shoppers

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Tesco and FareShare to distribute unsold Valentine's flowers

14 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

FareShare volunteers will visit Tesco stores to collect the flowers and deliver them to charities

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Christine Heffernan to take over as Tesco comms director

07 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Heffernan replaces Jane Lawrie who has spent two-and-a-half years in the role

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Tesco shake-up to see counters closed in up to 100 stores Subscription

28 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer said it believed new roles could be found for up to half of around 9,000 workers affected by the changes

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Tesco confirms major restructure plans to staff Subscription

28 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The UK’s biggest retailer is thought to be planning an overhaul of its fresh food counters and bakeries


City snapshot: Tesco reportedly to 'cut up to 15,000 jobs' by axing fresh food roles Subscription

28 Jan 2019 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Tesco to embark on a fresh round of cost-cutting, Ocado and M&S in secret talks and the rest of the news from the City

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Media Bites 28 Jan: Tesco, Ocado/M&S, Patisserie Valerie Subscription

28 Jan 2019 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Tesco could axe up to 15,000 jobs in a cull that is expected to put some of its meat, fish and delicatessen counters in the firing line.


Court documents suggest Tesco's 2014 'culture of pressure' Subscription

24 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The Deferred Prosecution Agreement was agreed between Tesco and the Serious Fraud Office in April 2017

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Bristol Distilling Co wins major Tesco deal for gin liqueur duo Subscription

24 Jan 2019 | By Daniel Woolfson

The two gin liqueurs will go on sale in 600 Tesco stores

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Jamie Oliver fronts Tesco charity cooking school scheme

24 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The scheme has been developed in partnership with redistribution charity FareShare


Cleared Tesco executives: 'we were fed to the wolves' Subscription

23 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Today the legal teams representing all three men slammed the SFO for pursuing what they claimed were “half-baked” charges

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Carl Rogberg cleared in Tesco fraud case

23 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

It comes weeks after the case against Bush and Scouler was thrown out due to lack of evidence

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Tesco only big four retailer to increase booze share in 2018 Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Daniel Woolfson

Waitrose was the biggest loser, with its share of booze sales falling from 5.4% to 4.7%

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Tesco readies rented units for no-deal Brexit storage emergencies Subscription

17 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The Grocer revealed in November that supermarkets had hundreds of thousands of sq ft of warehousing space standing empty

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Tesco cuts minimum basket spend for Click & Collect service Subscription

15 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The minimum limit has been temporarily reduced from £40 to £25


Booker claims Tesco benefits for customers 'coming soon' Subscription

11 Jan 2019 | By Andrew Don

A number of Booker-supplied retailers have said that promised benefits have largely yet to materialise

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Tesco holds supplier meetings over Brexit stockpiling Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco wanted to do what it could with suppliers to minimise disruption, said Lewis

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City snapshot: Tesco outperforms market with 2.6% festive sales growth Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn, Alec Mattinson

A hectic morning sees Christmas trading updates from grocery stalwarts Tesco, John Lewis Partnership, Marks & Spencer as well as B&M, C&C Group, McBride and Hilton Food Group.

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Robots delivering groceries from Tesco Subscription

08 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Tech startup Starship Technologies already delivers for a Co-op branch in Milton Keynes

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Tesco launches ad campaign celebrating 100th anniversary Subscription

08 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket is understood to be lining up major activities to mark its centenary


Tesco brings back Festive Five 29p fresh food promotion Subscription

14 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Festive Five was launched by Tesco boss Dave Lewis in his first Christmas as CEO, in 2014

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Tesco doubles its Christmas vegan food range Subscription

11 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco hopes to attract shoppers looking at international flavours as well as vegan takes on British Christmas food


Tesco directors acquitted of fraud charges due to lack of evidence

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Judge John Royce ruled that former UK managing director Chris Bush, and John Scouler, ex-UK food commercial director, should be found not guilty

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Tesco switches to single supplier for own-label potatoes Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Rachel Graham

It dropped Greenvale as a supplier and will now only source own-label potatoes from rival Branston

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Will Tesco's new fresh food strategy prove counterproductive? Subscription

31 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn, Kevin White

Tesco says it is motivated by convenience but some experts believe it could be left with an underwhelming range

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Tesco trial shows the dangers of deferred prosecution agreements

31 Jan 2019 | By Ross Dixon

Acting for Chris Bush has led me to develop serious concerns over DPAs, says Ross Dixon, partner at Hickman & Rose solicitors

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Tesco’s counter-cutting move is ruthless but right for the business Subscription

28 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco admits at least 4,500 staff are expected to leave the business in the latest in a seemingly never-ending round of cuts

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Tesco's Centenary price cuts capture shoppers' imagination Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

The price cuts are deeper than Tesco’s standard promotional cycle

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How did Tesco buck the woeful high street trend? Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco managed to record its best Christmas performance for almost a decade, as the high street did the opposite

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How the Tesco fraud case improved supplier relations Subscription

13 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

While the SFO’s case against two Tesco executives has been thrown out, the financial scandal has changed relations between…

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Tesco fraud trial is thrown out... so who was to blame?

07 Dec 2018 | By Adam Leyland

The SFO smelt blood. And in Bush and Scouler (and UK finance director Carl Rogberg) it thought it had found the villains of the piece


Tesco court case has changed grocery forever Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Even to a lawyer who once prosecuted mass murderer Fred West, a courtroom ordeal such as this was unusual

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Will Samworth's bid to buy Manton Wood win CMA approval? Subscription

30 Nov 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The investigation into the deal has surprised observers

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What this new Tesco herbal tea tells us about the 'food and mood' trend

16 Nov 2018 | By Julia Glotz

The launch has caught the attention of industry experts, who see it as an important milestone in the development of functional food and drink in the UK

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Can Tesco convince consumers it's cheaper than Aldi and Lidl?

12 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Dave Lewis has managed to get under the skin of Aldi and Lidl with his ‘cheaper’ claims

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Can Jack's tackle the discounters without cannibalising Tesco sales?

09 Oct 2018 | By Darren Smith

Jack’s is a pleasant shop but doesn’t match up to Aldi and Lidl in every respect, says Darren Smith of Making Business Matter

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