Tesco launches sugar collection scheme to help with conservation of the British honey bee

Tesco launches sugar collection scheme to help with conservation of the British honey bee   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stricken bees struggling to get enough nectar to feed themselves are being given a sweetener thanks to a sugar collection scheme run by Tesco. Sugar from split bags that is no longer […]

Tesco and Yeo Valley together help tackle food waste and support FareShare with the creation of new yogurt

Tesco and Yeo Valley together help tackle food waste and support FareShare with the creation of new yogurt   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Yeo Valley have joined forces to create a delicious new yogurt variety to help tackle food waste and support food redistribution charity, FareShare. This is the […]

Tesco announces the appointment of Alessandra Bellini as Chief Customer Officer

Tesco announces the appointment of Alessandra Bellini as Chief Customer Officer   CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is pleased to announce the appointment of Alessandra Bellini as Chief Customer Officer, from 1 March 2017. Alessandra will join the Executive Committee and the UK Leadership team. Alessandra joins from Unilever where she […]

Tesco launches new campaign ‘Food Love Stories brought to you by Tesco’

  CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (9 Jan 2017) launched ‘Food Love Stories brought to you by Tesco’, a new campaign which aims to set out the retailer’s food quality credentials and celebrate the passion and care that goes into the meals we all love. The campaign will introduce […]

Tesco proposes to reduce the number of Tesco distribution centres from 25 to 23

CHESHUNT, England, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today (9 Jan 2017) proposed changes to its distribution network in order to run its business more simply and in a way that best serves its customers. These changes form part of a wider programme of transformation, which has been taking place over the last […]

Tesco won 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge

Tesco won 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has struck gold this Christmas at the UK’s biggest wine competition, scooping an impressive 64 awards for its own-label range at the International Wine Challenge. Topping the leaderboard of winning wines are […]

Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks to become best seller in the Tesco celebrity chef book chart

Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks to become best seller in the Tesco celebrity chef book chart   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nutrition and fitness guru Joe Wicks’ fantastic year has got even better – he’s just taken Jamie Oliver’s crown as the UK’s favourite recipe book author. Joe, who rose […]

Tesco hosts its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, December 1-3, 2016

Tesco hosts its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, December 1-3, 2016   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is encouraging people across the UK to donate generously during its biggest ever Neighbourhood Food Collection, which takes place in all Tesco stores from Thursday 1 December until Saturday 3 December. The Neighbourhood Food […]

This December 15,000 additional Festive Colleagues set to help customers with their Christmas shopping at Tesco

This December 15,000 additional Festive Colleagues set to help customers with their Christmas shopping at Tesco   Tesco customers are set to be given an extra helping hand with their Christmas shopping this year by over 15,000 additional Festive Colleagues. CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — The majority will start in stores across the […]

Tesco once again is delivering thousands of free mince pie across Britain for the holidays

The Tesco mince pie van is back and it’s delivering a very Hap-pie Christmas to people across Britain. CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help customers get into the festive spirit, the retailer is once again delivering thousands of the little festive treats, free, to people’s front doors over the next few […]

Tesco calls on food waste entrepreneurs to join its new crowdfunding platform, BackIt

Tesco calls on food waste entrepreneurs to join its new crowdfunding platform, BackIt   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco appeals for food waste entrepreneurs to join new crowdfunding platform, BackIt. BackIt helps small businesses gain vital funding, in order to bring their food waste-busting products to market. Hannah McCollum, founder of […]

Tesco introduces Christmas selection of European food traditions

Tesco introduces Christmas selection of European food traditions     CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — European festive staples such as the sweet fruited breads Stollen, from Germany, and Panettone, from Italy, are now so popular in the UK that Tesco has seen demand double in the last three years. The popularity of […]

Tesco announces Black Friday deals until 1 December 2016

Tesco announces Black Friday deals until 1 December 2016   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers are set to benefit from even more Black Friday deals today (25 Nov 2016) with the retailer releasing another 300 promotions. Over 700 participating Tesco stores offering Black Friday deals across the country Tesco is already offering […]

Tesco announces amazing deals to kick off its online Black Friday event

Tesco announces amazing deals to kick off its online Black Friday event   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has kicked off its online Black Friday event by announcing amazing deals for customers on hundreds of products across its electrical, toy and home ranges. The Black Friday event includes discounts on 650 […]

Tesco announces further reductions of sugar levels in its own brand soft drinks

Tesco announces further reductions of sugar levels in its own brand soft drinks   Tesco reaches next reformulation milestone in bid to give customers healthier choices. CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to reduce the sugar, fat and salt content across all its own brands to help […]

Drunken Berries the first start up to hit their funding target through Tesco’s BackIt initiative

Welwyn Garden City, UK, 2016-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new award-winning drinks mixer that enhances the flavour of Prosecco could be hitting supermarket shelves thanks to the early success of a crowd-funding programme run by Tesco. Despite winning two top food industry awards, the husband and wife team behind Drunken Berries have yet to […]

Tesco installs pumpkin rescue stations in stores this Halloween

Tesco installs pumpkin rescue stations in stores this Halloween   This Halloween we’re working with environmental charity Hubbub to save pumpkins from going to waste. CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — It might be getting spooky, as the ghouls and goblins begin to descend on London, but research suggests that it’s pumpkins that […]

Tesco to launch a price-checking initiative on hundreds of the UK’s most loved toys

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is set to become the UK’s top destination for toys and games this Christmas as it looks to take the stress out of Christmas shopping for customers. The retailer will today (20 Oct 2016) launch a price-checking initiative on hundreds of the UK’s most loved toys, […]

Tesco: The cute interactive toy Hatchimals to top kids’ wish lists this Christmas

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Parents take note! Tesco toy gurus predict that Hatchimals, a cute interactive toy, is set to top kids’ wish lists this Christmas. The supermarket’s toy experts have been combing through this year’s new releases and monitoring shopping trends, to produce what they believe will be the most […]

Craft beer demand at Tesco rocketed by 130 per cent in the last year

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — But now craft beer has become so popular right across Britain that demand at Tesco has rocketed by 130 per cent in the last year. As a result of that soaring popularity and to meet the changing tastes of its customers, over the next week the supermarket […]

UK potato supplier Branston opens its £5m prepared potato factory extension in partnership with Tesco

UK potato supplier Branston opens its £5m prepared potato factory extension in partnership with Tesco   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Branston, one of the UK biggest potato suppliers, has officially opened its £5 million prepared potato factory extension in partnership with Tesco. Producing around 3,500 tonnes of potatoes each week for […]

Tesco supports colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables

Tesco supports colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables will be given an extra five days paid leave each year to fulfill their policing duties. This is in addition to the ten days […]

Tesco customers saved over 1.5 billion carrier bags in England since Government bag charge introduction

Tesco customers saved over 1.5 billion carrier bags in England since Government bag charge introduction   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has revealed over 1.5 billion single-use carrier bags have been saved by Tesco customers in England since the introduction of the Government bag charge a year ago. The figures represent an […]

Tesco to launch the UK’s first ever range of mushrooms enriched with vitamin D

Tesco to launch the UK’s first ever range of mushrooms enriched with vitamin D   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Sep-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brits will soon have an easy and delicious way to heed the advice of health experts and meet their recommended daily amount of vitamin D during the winter months. This week Tesco […]

Tesco revamps the glamorous Sindy doll

Tesco revamps the glamorous Sindy doll   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sindy, one of Britain’s most iconic toys, is making a comeback after being given a 21st century makeover by Tesco. The glamorous doll has been revamped exclusively by Tesco which has made her seven inches taller with a fresh new look. […]

Costa Express announces the installation its 6,000th self-serve coffee bar in Tesco High Wycombe

London, 2016-Sep-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costa Express, the UK’s leading on-the-go coffee brand, today (Sep 12, 2016) announces the installation of its 6,000th self-serve coffee bar in Tesco High Wycombe. The milestone puts Costa Express on track to achieve its target of over 8,000 machines by 2020. Following the £59.5 million acquisition of Coffee Nation […]

Tesco expands its Scan as you Shop service to further 20 stores

Tesco expands its Scan as you Shop service to further 20 stores   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Sep-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is rolling out its Scan as you Shop service to a further 20 stores in a bid to help customers save time at the checkout. The Scan as You Shop service allows customers to […]

Tesco supports this year’s Notting Hill Carnival with in store displays, offers and Caribbean beach parties

Tesco supports this year’s Notting Hill Carnival with in store displays, offers and Caribbean beach parties   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Aug-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Last Saturday (Aug. 20, 2016), customers at Notting Hill Gate and Portabello Road Metro stores were invited to soak up the spirit of Carnival with the help of the Ebony Steelband […]

Tesco scheme led to a change in customers’ fish shopping demands

Tesco scheme led to a change in customers’ fish shopping demands   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Aug-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — A change in fish shopping habits at Tesco has led to a sharp rise in more unusual types of fish like Megrim, Swordfish and Brill. Move over cod, plaice and haddock – fish of the day […]

Tesco announces the appointment of Jane Lawrie as Group Communications Director

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is pleased to announce that Jane Lawrie will join the Executive Committee as Group Communications Director from 10 October 2016. Jane has over 25 years’ experience of corporate, financial, colleague and digital communications, and will be joining from Coca Cola, where she leads European public affairs and […]