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Tesco swaps Everyday Value ready meals for Hearty Food Co brand Subscription

16 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

A range of eight lines priced £1-£3.40 rolled out this week in seven classic variants

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McVitie's and Tesco partner to help redistribution charities

16 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Pladis will donate 10p from each box of McVitie’s Victoria biscuits sold in Tesco stores


CMA bowed to Tesco-Booker pressure to include discounters in inquiry Subscription

15 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The competition authority had originally excluded Aldi and Lidl from their competitor set


City snapshot: CMA inquiry included Aldi and Lidl after Tesco-Booker pressure Subscription

15 Nov 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The CMA backtracked amid pressure from Tesco and Booker to take the rise of the discounters into consideration in delivering its verdict on their proposed merger, The Grocer can reveal. Plus, Nissin partnership boosts first half performance at Premier Foods after strong second quarter and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Tesco £3.7bn Booker takeover gets green light from CMA

15 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn, Edward Devlin

The UK’s competition regulators are sensationally set to approve Tesco’s £3.7bn takeover of Booker, without imposing conditions such as selling off hundreds of its stores

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Unilever charity packs support Trussell Trust food banks

15 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

5p from every purchase of selected Hellmann’s, Knorr and Colman’s products will go towards a £200,000 donation


Industry reaction to CMA provisional clearance of Tesco-Booker Subscription

14 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

It was no surprise that the Competition and Markets Authority cleared Tesco’s £3.7bn takeover of Booker, but that it did so without asking for any remedies has shocked many

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How analysts reacted to CMA provisional clearance of Tesco-Booker Subscription

14 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The CMA reported the provisional findings of its probe, ahead of a final decision in December

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Kevin Grace sues Tesco for wrongful dismissal Subscription

13 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Grace lost his job after Tesco misreported its profits in 2014. He was accused on dismissal of “serious negligence”…


Wincanton sees profits jump despite Tesco contract loss Subscription

09 Nov 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Chief executive Adrian Colman said the group had delivered a “good overall performance”…

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Broadbent tells court of Dave Lewis call over profit black hole Subscription

08 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Sir Richard Broadbent has told a court of the moment new CEO Dave Lewis called him to reveal the bombshell

Kosher brand Providence Deli launches new dippers into Tesco

Kosher brand Providence Deli launches new dippers into Tesco Subscription

08 Nov 2017 | By Ash O’Mahony

The snack-on-the-go pots contain 100g of houmous or tahini tip, topped with a 30g container of pretzels…

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FareShare and Trussell elbow aside Ruth Jones for Tesco Christmas ads Video

06 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Jo and her co-stars will appear in future ads but none of its Christmas period commercials says Tesco

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Tesco declares saltire support after social media blunder Subscription

03 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The customer service team mistakenly said the Scottish flags were being removed from packs north of the border

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Annabel Karmel wins Tesco listing for Famous Finger Foods Subscription

01 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The apple & chicken bites and pork, beef & apple bites are the first in a new heat-and-go line called Annabel’s Famous Finger Foods

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Tesco lists Belton's Red Fox and White Fox Leicester cheeses Subscription

01 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The brand, which launched during the summer, is now on sale in Tesco, Waitrose and Booths

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Saucy Fish Co owner Seachill secures return for brand to Tesco Subscription

30 Oct 2017 | By Kevin White

Frozen basa with Asian BBQ sauce and salmon with chilli, lime & ginger dressing went on sale on 29 October

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Tesco launches eco-conscious budget household range Subscription

27 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Seven-strong Eco Active range is claimed to be at least 50% cheaper than existing branded eco-products…

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Tesco asks companies to go beyond Courtauld 2025

26 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The UK’s biggest retailer urged businesses to sign up to more ambitious targets spearheaded by Champions 12.3

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Tesco axes 17 of Tyrrells’ 23 crisps and popcorn SKUs Subscription

25 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The delistings come as part of a bagged snacks overhaul at the supermarket in favour of healthier options

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Asda and Tesco revealed as top Halloween destination stores Subscription

25 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

Nearly half of all families have upped their spend on the occasion over the past few years

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Tesco to support producers via NFU's Fruit & Veg Pledge Subscription

24 Oct 2017 | By Kevin White

Retailer joins Lidl, Aldi, and the Co-op in signing up to the pledge – designed to cultivate better relationships between retailers, intermediaries and growers

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Tesco Clubcard data to be used in fat-busting Oxfordshire trial Subscription

23 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco stressed customer data would never be shared with doctors without customers’ permission

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Tesco battles food waste with green satsumas and clementines

19 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Te move was prompted by recent high temperatures in Spain where the fruit are grown, which has caused their skins to turn

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Tesco store evacuated as security guard protests on roof

13 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The guard has been live streaming his protest on the rooftop of the Extra branch in Reading

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Wholesalers ready to lay down in front of Tesco-Booker tanks Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

What prompted the CMA to give Tesco-Booker the all-clear? And can opponents still stop the new behemoth in its tracks?

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Tesco-Booker targets Aldi and Amazon Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Charles Wilson has claimed the CMA decision will allow the combined business to take the grocery war to Aldi and Amazon

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Tesco-Booker debate all over bar the shouting (and screaming) Subscription

14 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The CMA has decided that even beasts with such scale as Tesco and Booker did not have the power to damage competition even if they wanted to …

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CMA approves Tesco-Booker takeover: timeline Video

14 Nov 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

Here’s how The Grocer reported the key milestones of this landmark mega-merger


Tesco St Stephen's, Hull: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

“In August we had a new, 3,000 sq ft Holland & Barrett store open within the store”


Tesco's Hull branch takes another Grocer 33 win Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Victoria Goodsell

There were good Halloween displays and “some staff were in costume”

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It's price increase panto season for suppliers

26 Oct 2017 | By David Sables

It’s one year on from the ‘Marmitegate’ cost price wrangle with Tesco

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Highlights from the first week of Tesco fraud trial Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Rogberg, Bush and Scouler plead not guilty as the trial starts

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Price inflation at mults hits highest level for five years Subscription

05 Oct 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index jumped from 2.4% to 2.9% in the month to 1 October


Tesco first half results: What the analysts say Subscription

04 Oct 2017

Tesco has declared its turnaround “firmly on track” after posting a 27.3% jump in group operating profit before exceptional items and its seventh consecutive quarter of sales growth


Tesco fraud trial is the biggest court case in the industry’s history Subscription

25 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The trial of three senior Tesco employees accused of inflating figures is sure to be a long haul full of legal drama as the men fight to clear their name


Tesco Poole (with community room) wins Grocer 33 Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Victoria Goodsell

Tesco in Poole was miles in front this week thanks to 100% availability and “helpful and courteous” staff



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