Tesco redirects millions of surplus food to charity with Community Food Connection with FareShare FoodCloud rollout

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco announces nationwide rollout of Community Food Connection with FareShare FoodCloud, which will redirect millions of meals of Tesco surplus food to charity by end of 2017. Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has today announced the nationwide rollout of an initiative designed to dramatically reduce the amount of food […]

Limited edition Easter-themed LEGO toy as healthy alternative to chocolate eggs on sale at Tesco

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — A limited edition Easter-themed LEGO toy created as a healthy alternative present to chocolate eggs is to go on sale at Tesco – but only for a few weeks. The one off ‘Easter Painting’ toy has been made exclusively for the supermarket and is likely to become an […]

Tesco names Tracey Clements as Managing Director for Convenience and CEO of One Stop

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has announced Tracey Clements has been appointed as Managing Director for Convenience and CEO of One Stop. Tracey will help to develop Tesco’s convenience offer for customers through its network of Metro, Express and One Stop convenience stores across the UK. Tracey joined Tesco in 2002 and […]

British shoppers prefer straight croissants; Tesco to consign crescent shaped croissants to history

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Feb-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sacre bleu! Don’t tell the French but British shoppers are falling out of love with the traditionally crescent shaped croissants – preferring ones that are straight. Both shapes have been sold on British high streets for some time, but recently demand for the curved ones has fallen. And […]

Tesco extends financial support for British dairy farmers

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the wintry weather continues to take hold, Tesco has today announced it will extend its industry leading support for British dairy farmers. Six months ago, Tesco announced it would provide additional financial provision for farmers who produce milk that goes into its own label cheddar cheese products. […]

Tesco becomes the first supermarket to commit to CoppaFeel!’s #brahijack campaign

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is the first supermarket to commit to CoppaFeel!’s #brahijack campaign. The potentially life saving bra labels, which remind you to check your boobs, have been introduced into the backs of F&F’s co-ordinate and everyday lingerie ranges available both online at http://www.clothingattesco.com/lingerie+underwear/icat/lingerie-shop and in over 600 Tesco stores nationwide. […]

Tesco to take hourly rate of pay for all established colleagues to £7.62 per hour

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has announced a pay increase of up to 3.1% for colleagues working in its stores across the UK, taking the hourly rate of pay for all established colleagues to £7.62 per hour. The two year deal includes an increase in the base rate of pay for all […]

Blue Monday: Tesco is giving away free fruit at stores around the country

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is looking to put a smile on the face of thousands of customers as the country endures what is officially known as the most depressing day of the year- Blue Monday. With millions of people feeling glum due to winter weather, failed New Year’s resolutions or […]

Tesco lowers diesel price to 99.7p

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-1-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — From tomorrow the price of diesel will hit 99.7p at all of Tesco’s 500 Petrol filling stations. Peter Cattell, Fuel Director for Tesco said: “We know our customers really value low fuel prices and having diesel for 99.7p a litre will give our customers a big helping hand for […]

Tesco: What are you most likely to forget this Christmas?

One in five Brits forget to pick up an essential item for Christmas Day, with one in ten having even forgotten the turkey Batteries, cranberry sauce and Christmas presents are the items most commonly forgotten in the lead up to Christmas CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — New research commissioned by Tesco reveals almost […]

Tesco built 10,000 sqft store in the space of Tesco Carlisle to help customers affected by the floods in Cumbria

Tesco Carlisle superstore closed due to flooding Supermarket builds 10,000 sqft replacement store in a week CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has built a 10,000 sqft store in the space of one week to help customers affected by the floods in Cumbria. The store opens today and was constructed as a temporary replacement for its […]

Tesco survey: three-quarters of UK households plan to leave something out for Santa this Christmas Eve

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tradition wins the day, when it comes to the tipple of choice for Father Christmas as he delivers presents to kids across the country.  A recent survey carried out by Tesco has found that three-quarters of UK households plan to leave something out for Santa this Christmas Eve, […]

Tesco customers donated more than 3.7 million meals during the seventh Neighbourhood Food Collection

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Generous Tesco customers have donated more than 3.7 million meals during the seventh Neighbourhood Food Collection, which took place between 3rd and 5th December 2015, bringing the total number of meals collected by Tesco customers to over 30 million since the programme began in 2012. The collection provides […]

Tesco gives early Christmas present to its customers with unleaded petrol and diesel price cuts

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest fuel retailer provided customers with an early Christmas present today by cutting the cost of unleaded petrol and diesel by 2p per litre at all of its 500 petrol filling stations. The change will come into effect from 11am this morning. Tesco’s network of 500 petrol […]

Tesco introduces finest Duck Éclair just in time for Christmas

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Move over chilli chocolate, so long salted caramel, say hello to the Tesco finest* Duck Éclair – just in time for Christmas. Taking sweet and savoury food fusion to the next level, this winter, Tesco is offering a new, exciting and innovative twist on a classic sweet chocolate […]

Tesco delivers free mince pies around Britain to help customers get into the festive spirit

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — People across the UK are set to enjoy an extra Happie Christmas this year,  as Tesco delivers free mince pies to towns around Britain. To help customers get into the festive spirit, the retailer is delivering thousands of the little festive treats, free, to people’s front doors over […]

Tesco wins over 70 medals at the International Wine Challenge

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-12-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has amassed over 70 medals at ‘The Oscars’ of the wine industry- the International Wine Challenge.  Wines costing as little as £4, received accolades from a panel of independent drinks experts from around the world, who blind taste the wines to ensure fairness and impartiality. An impressive […]

Tesco Extra store in Wrexham, North Wales hires UK’s first ever Christmas Tree Lights Untangler, Anya Mugridge

  Supermarket gives customers a helping hand with the most frustrating Christmas job Anya Mugridge, originally from Nottingham and at university in Wrexham, has been hired as the UK’s first dedicated Christmas Tree Lights Untangler at Tesco Extra in Wrexham Anya was hired for her ability to untangle three metres of Christmas lights in under […]

Tesco announced details of some of the best deals available in store and online this Black Friday

Black Friday will start on Tesco direct at midnight on Friday 27 November and in 250 Extra stores at 5am. CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — This Christmas Tesco is on a mission to give customers all the help they need to have a magical festive season. As part of its drive to help […]

Tesco to launch UK’s first nut and tortilla snack range with tipple recommendations on the packet

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s one of those things that can really help make a drinks party stand out – the perfect pairing of snacks with your tipples of choice. But now, with the festive season soon upon us, Tesco has come up with a helping hand by launching the UK’s first […]

Tesco: Higher temperatures in UK over the past weeks boosted sprout growth

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers are in for a welcome surprise this festive season – Christmas sprouts are due to be much bigger than usual on account of the unseasonably warm autumn Britain has been experiencing. With temperatures reaching up to 10 degrees higher than usual at this time of year it […]

Tesco delivers on its commitment to further reduce the levels of Campylobacter in its fresh chicken

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today released new data which shows that the retailer is delivering on its commitment to further reduce the levels of Campylobacter in its fresh chicken. Throughout 2014/15 the retailer performed well in the Food Standards Agency (FSA) year- long survey, which monitored the levels of bacteria […]

Tesco Chief Customer Officer Robin Terrell speech on the Armed Forces Network launch

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — I don’t want to give a long speech really – but I hope you don’t mind if I take a few minutes just to say three quite crucial things. Let me just start by saying something simple. Two words in fact: Thank you. The simple fact is it’s […]

Tesco to improve support for war veterans and reservists

New measures include an Armed Forces Network and an offer of additional paid leave Announcement builds on the commitments made from signing the MOD’s Corporate Covenant This year Tesco will be replacing the ‘O’ on the front of 14 of its stores with a poppy CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco will significantly […]

Tesco’s TV ad for Christmas to feature the ‘little helps’ on offer to customers in stores

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has put helping customers at the heart of its new Christmas campaign as it seeks to make the busy festive period easier for shoppers. In a departure from the traditional long-running Christmas TV advert, Tesco’s fully integrated festive campaign will include several TV adverts which illustrate the […]

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis at CBI Conference – speech

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Before I begin, I would like to pay tribute to John Cridland for his 33 years of service to the CBI. Given that the CBI is celebrating its 50th birthday this year that means that John has been contributing to the organisation for nearly 70% of its entire […]

Tesco won 22 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2015

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco is set for a critically acclaimed Christmas, after winning 22 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2015.  With festive treats like the Turkey Crown with pork, apple and chestnut stuffing, salted caramel ice creams and Tesco finest* Premier Cru NV champagne, Amaretto Panettone and Amontillado […]

Tesco, Pan Macmillan to raise money to support national reading charity Readathon

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Pan Macmillan have teamed up to raise money to support national reading charity Readathon, which provides books for sick children in the UK’s thirty largest children’s hospitals. Pan Macmillan has worked with Tesco to exclusively publish a new picture book, The Great Christmas Pudding Rescue, written […]

Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) expands to support even more of Britain’s dairy farmers

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced its first and biggest farming group, the Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) will be expanding to support even more of Britain’s dairy farmers. Already the largest group of its kind, Tesco has confirmed the number of dairy farms from across the UK it will […]

Tesco: one million UK children have now been involved in the Eat Happy Project

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-11-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced that one million UK children have now been involved in the Eat Happy Project, the retailer’s long-term commitment to help children gain the knowledge and skills they need to have a happy, healthy relationship with food. The milestone comes just 18 months into the […]