Tesco unveils its 2017 Christmas campaign; will donate £1 for every fresh turkey sold to help people in need this holiday season

Tesco kicks off “Everyone’s Welcome” Christmas campaign and pledges to donate £1 for every fresh turkey sold to help people in need. Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched its 2017 Christmas campaign with the first of five television adverts airing on ITV last night. This year, the retailer […]

Tesco launches own label range of environmentally-friendly cleaning products, Eco Active

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits are becoming more eco-conscious when it comes to using environmentally-friendly cleaning products for their homes. In the last year there has been a sharp rise in demand for eco-cleaning products with Tesco seeing a near 45 per cent rise in sales. However a 2017 […]

Tesco signs up to the National Farmers’ Union Fruit & Veg Pledge and supports The Food Foundation’s Peas Please pledge

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today underlined its commitment to British agriculture by signing up to the National Farmers’ Union Fruit & Veg Pledge – as well as increasing the amount of vegetables in people’s diets by supporting The Food Foundation’s Peas Please pledge. Designed to nurture long-lasting […]

A late bumper crop of British strawberries to go on sale at Tesco

A late bumper crop of British strawberries to go on sale at Tesco   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — A late bumper crop of British strawberries is to go on sale at Tesco as a result of the recent mini heatwave and unseasonably warm autumn weather. The British strawberry season […]

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco

Britain’s shoppers can now save money on fuel as well as food when they shop at Tesco   DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2017-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bray Hockey Club Scoops top prize of €10,000  This year, over 3,000 clubs registered for the Topaz’ Cash for Clubs initiative. Since its launch in 2015, Cash for Clubs has […]

Old pound coins will still be accepted at Tesco for one more week

Tesco helps customers who still have old pound coins after Sunday’s deadline. Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recent months, businesses across the UK have been preparing for the introduction of the new twelve sided £1 coin. From Monday 16 October, as the old ‘round’ pound coin ceases to be […]

Tesco raised funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation during Land’s End to John O’Groats charity walk

Thousands of Tesco colleagues have walked in relay from Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues from across the UK have completed their epic charity walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The massive […]

Tesco predicts L.O.L Surprise Ball to top kids’ Christmas wish lists

Tesco predicts L.O.L Surprise Ball to top kids’ Christmas wish lists   Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A mega version of this year’s most popular toy has just gone on sale and is predicted by Tesco toy experts to top many kids’ Christmas wish lists. Since being launched in March […]

Tesco widens crop specifications to help British apple farmers affected by the frosts earlier this year

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Sep-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — British apple farmers are to be given a helping hand by Tesco after frosts earlier this year hampered the growth of this autumn’s crop. Unseasonal temperatures dropped to -4C at the end of April in parts of Britain and caused a fruit blemish known as ‘frost […]

Tesco announces partnerships with suppliers to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goal on food waste

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco announces ground-breaking partnerships with suppliers to tackle UN Sustainable Development Goal on food waste. Speaking at a meeting of Champions 12.3 in New York today, Dave Lewis, CEO, Tesco announced partnership agreements with 24 of its largest food suppliers who will adopt the Sustainable Development Goal […]

Tesco provides update on its “Bags of Help” programme

Tesco provides update on its “Bags of Help” programme   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — One question people often ask us is: “Where does the money I pay for carrier bags go at Tesco?” We’re incredibly proud of the way money for Tesco carrier bags goes to help local communities, and we […]

The Tesco Compensation Scheme opens for eligible shareholders and bondholders

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Tesco Compensation Scheme opens today (23 August 2017) for eligible shareholders and bondholders. The scheme was previously announced on 28 March 2017, when Tesco PLC (Tesco) and Tesco Stores Limited announced an agreement with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to compensate investors who were net purchasers […]

Tesco introduces rare, mini avocados or Zilla Egg

Tesco introduces rare, mini avocados or Zilla Egg   It’s the fruit sensation that’s graced millions of Instagram feeds and quickly become a breakfast staple. CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Now for a limited time only, customers at Tesco will be able to enjoy small, snack–sized avocados, as well as regular-sized varieties. […]

Tesco to extend range of prepared vegetable, fruit and salad dishes

Tesco to extend range of prepared vegetable, fruit and salad dishes   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — It was traditionally the supermarket aisle where shoppers purely bought their fruit and vegetables. But now major changes in the produce area are having a profound effect on not only shopping habits but also the […]

Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain

Tesco: new ‘Bag for Life’ to replace single use carrier bags; sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Aug-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today ( 08 Aug 2017 ) announced that from 28 August single use carrier bags will be replaced by a new ‘Bag for Life’ made […]

Tesco to reduce the price of women’s sanitary products to cover the cost of the so-called ‘Tampon Tax’

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (28 Jul 2017) announced it will reduce the price of women’s sanitary products in a bid to make them more affordable for customers. The five per cent reduction in price will cover the cost of the so-called ‘Tampon Tax’ or VAT on the items […]

Tesco extends its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK

Tesco extends its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (24 Jul 2017) announced it is extending its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK, making it the first retailer to offer nationwide same day grocery delivery. […]

Tesco partners with Disney to launch DVDs and Blu-ray format of the latest blockbuster, Beauty and the Beast

Tesco partners with Disney to launch DVDs and Blu-ray format of the latest blockbuster, Beauty and the Beast   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has joined forces with Disney in a move to revive interest in DVDs and Blu-ray with the launch of an exclusive new format of the latest blockbuster, […]

Tesco expects a record amount of English-grown apricots to be available in its stores this summer

Tesco expects a record amount of English-grown apricots to be available in its stores this summer   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Apricot lovers are in for the sweetest of summers this year, after Tesco announced it expects a record amount of English-grown apricots to be available in its stores over the […]

Tesco recognised with the Building Stronger Communities award for its efforts to tackle food waste

Tesco recognised with the Building Stronger Communities award for its efforts to tackle food waste   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco won the Building Stronger Communities award at the Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards 2017. The award recognises our efforts to tackle food waste in our stores with our […]

Tesco supports and joins LGBT festival this weekend

Tesco supports and joins LGBT festival this weekend   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will be ‘Bursting with Pride’ this weekend as it supports London Pride with stores across London joining in the annual LGBT festival. Tesco’s Regent Street Metro kicked off celebrations this week with exclusive pre-Pride events, including performances from the […]

Tesco announces enhancements to Clubcard

Tesco announces enhancements to Clubcard   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (5 Jul 2017) announced a host of exciting improvements to Clubcard, the most rewarding loyalty scheme in the retail sector, making it even simpler and easier for customers and colleagues to use. The changes include the launch of […]

Tesco increases pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues by 10.5% over the next two years

Tesco increases pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues by 10.5% over the next two years   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (23 Jun 2017) announced a significant new pay deal for hourly paid store colleagues which will see hourly rates increase by 10.5% over the next two years, […]

Tesco to showcase Scotland’s leading local products at the Royal Highland Show

Tesco to showcase Scotland’s leading local products at the Royal Highland Show   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will be showcasing some of the leading local products it stocks in its local stores at its stand at the Royal Highland Show. Over £89m of local branded products were sold in Tesco’s […]

Tesco introduces brand new range of quality of low alcohol wines

Tesco introduces brand new range of quality of low alcohol wines   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The quality of low alcohol wines available in the UK has stepped up a notch thanks to a brand new range created by Tesco. For the first time shoppers will be able to buy wines […]

Tesco launches healthy alternative summer treat — The watermelon ice lolly

Tesco launches healthy alternative summer treat — The watermelon ice lolly   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — A unique watermelon ice lolly is being launched as a healthy alternative summer treat. And the thirst-quenching ‘real fruit on a stick’ lolly has just gone on sale exclusively in Tesco stores across the UK […]

Tesco: perfect spring growing conditions brought forward the start of UK’s chilli pepper season

Tesco: perfect spring growing conditions brought forward the start of UK’s chilli pepper season   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the popularity of chillies in the UK continues to soar, perfect spring growing conditions have brought forward the start of the UK’s chilli pepper season by five weeks. Last year Brits […]

Tesco to participate at four major agricultural shows this summer

Tesco to participate at four major agricultural shows this summer   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is set to celebrate its commitment to working in partnership with British farmers at four major agricultural shows this summer. The retailer will have a flagship presence at the Royal Cornwall Show, the Royal Highland […]

Tesco introduces super-productive indoor tomato plant

Tesco introduces super-productive indoor tomato plant   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jun-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s a dream shared by many people – growing your own tasty fruit and vegetables, but not everybody has a garden or the required space to do so. Now a new unique and super-productive indoor tomato plant is being launched […]

Tesco and Dixons Carphone partner to open two Currys PC World concessions within Tesco stores this summer

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Dixons Carphone have announced a new partnership which will see two Currys PC World concessions opening within Tesco Extra stores this summer. The first store is scheduled to open in July at Tesco’s Milton Keynes Extra store, followed by a second concession at […]