Tesco again named as the Sandwich Multiple Retailer of the Year at the British Sandwich Industry Awards

Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the second consecutive year, Tesco has been named as the Sandwich Multiple Retailer of the Year at the British Sandwich Industry Awards. Tesco has been recognised for delivering innovative and quality products for customers. The award comes as the retailer has redesigned its sandwiches and wraps lines […]

Tesco scooped 132 medals for its own-label wine at the International Wine Challenge

Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco scooped over 100 medals for its own-label wine at the International Wine Challenge. Overall the retailer picked up a remarkable 132 gongs including 5 Gold, 21 Silver and 45 Bronze medals. An impressive, 98 per cent of the wines Tesco entered into the awards received a medal. […]

Tesco scooped 12 Gold and 12 Silver Awards at The Grocer’s Own Label Food and Drink Awards

Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco scooped an impressive 14 awards for its finest* range at The Grocer’s Own Label Food and Drink Awards. Overall, the retailer picked up 24 gongs including 12 Gold and 12 Silver Awards. Jason Tarry, Head of Product at Tesco said, “We are delighted that once again we […]

Tesco helped recreate the spirit of ’45 by surprising party hosts across the UK with free food for VE Day street parties

Tesco helps recreate the spirit of ’45 by surprising a number of party hosts with free food for local street parties Tesco has long association with Armed Forces dating back to the supermarket’s founder, Jack Cohen Figures revealed today show Tesco customers have smashed records by donating a record £5.3 million during 2014’s Poppy Appeal, […]

A new variety of asparagus Burgundine will be sold exclusively by Tesco

A new variety of asparagus that can also be eaten raw is to be trialled in the UK next week. Cheshunt, England, 2015-5-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — The variety, called Burgundine, is a purple and green cross and has been grown in Thornham, north Norfolk, specifically as a new salad crop. Burgundine asparagus will be […]

Tesco: dunnhumby opened way to work with other North American retailers and FMCG clients following a restructuring of its relationship with The Kroger Co

Cheshunt, England, 2015-4-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — dunnhumby, the leading customer science company, has opened the way to work with other North American retailers and FMCG clients following a restructuring of its relationship with The Kroger Co (“Kroger”). dunnhumby and Kroger will replace the existing exclusive joint venture with more flexible long-term license and service […]

Tesco announces the appointment of Michelle McEttrick to the role of Group Brand Director

Cheshunt, England, 2015-4-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has announced that it has appointed Michelle McEttrick to the role of Group Brand Director. She will join on 18 May. Michelle was previously the CMO of the global retail bank at Barclays. Robin Terrell, Chief Customer Officer at Tesco, said: “Michelle brings a real diversity of expertise […]

Tesco introduces trampoline inspired bouncy aisles to help people reach the top shelves more easily

Cheshunt, England, 2015-4-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Shoppers will soon have their weekly shop taken to a whole new level of fun as Tesco takes a leap forward in revolutionising the shopping experience with the introduction of trampoline inspired bouncy aisles, which will help people reach the top shelves more easily. Lucy Mecklenburgh, ex-TOWIE […]

Tesco and Children’s Food Trust partner to expand network of children’s ‘Let’s Get Cooking’ clubs

Children’s Food Trust joins forces with Tesco in new deal worth almost £5 million to expand network of children’s ‘Let’s Get Cooking’ clubs New clubs will be concentrated in disadvantaged areas and the number of clubs will be expanded by a third Cheshunt, England, 2015-4-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Children’s Food Trust has […]

Tesco to pay 30.93ppl to its British dairy farmers for milk from 1 May

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today confirmed the new price it will pay its British dairy farmers for milk. Following the regular 6-monthly review of production costs, the new price Tesco will pay for milk from 1 May, will be 30.93ppl*. Set up in 2007, the TSDG comprises around 600 […]

British Land completed £733 million property exchange transaction with Tesco

LONDON, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — British Land announces it has completed a £733 million property exchange transaction with Tesco.  Under the terms of the transaction, British Land has sold its 50% interest in a joint venture portfolio of 21 stand-alone foodstores to Tesco and acquired Tesco’s 50% interest in two joint venture portfolios […]

Tesco regains sole ownership of 21 superstores in a transaction with British Land

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has regained sole ownership of 21 superstores in a transaction with British Land.  The agreement comes as Tesco continues to strengthen its core UK business. The 21 superstores and associated debt were part of a joint venture between Tesco and British Land and were all subject to […]

Tesco’s new sales data shows that Brits are becoming more adventurous in their taste for fish

Brits are becoming more adventurous in their taste for fish, latest stats can reveal. Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Many Brits supposedly lack confidence  when it comes to preparing and eating fish, with a recent industry survey finding that more than half (56 per cent) of adults don’t consume the recommended weekly amount […]

Tesco introduces Indo-Chinese food to its stores

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — It’s all the rage in the Indian sub-continent and since arriving in Britain a few years ago this cult cuisine has inspired a growing number of adventurous upmarket restaurants across the UK. Now Indo-Chinese food is to launch in UK supermarkets for the first time when Tesco introduces […]

Tesco: Rise in sales of single serving bottles of wine

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Concerns about portion control are having a pronounced effect on Brits’ wine drinking habits with a rise in sales of single serving bottles. In the last year shoppers have bought nearly one million more quarter bottles (18.75 cl) of wine from Tesco stores than they did in the […]

The first home grown strawberries of the year arrives at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2015-3-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first home grown strawberries of the year will arrive in supermarkets on Thursday March 5 – a week earlier than usual. Fine weather with good levels of sunshine this week on top of a generally mild winter have helped growers produce the early fruit. And with temperatures […]

Tesco data shows Monday is consistently the healthiest shopping day of the week

Cheshunt, England, 2015-2-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite the fact that, for most of us, the shelf life of our New Year’s resolutions has already passed, analysis of Tesco data shows we attempt to renew our resolve on a regular basis with ‘new week resolutions’, which also fail to stick. The data, revealing that Monday […]

John Allan to become Tesco Chairman on 1 March 2015

Cheshunt, England, 2015-2-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following Richard Broadbent’s decision to step down as Chairman, Tesco today announces that John Allan will join the Board and be appointed Chairman on 1 March 2015. Richard Broadbent will step down from the Board on the same date. Richard Broadbent, Chairman, said: “I am delighted that John […]

Tesco to pay the liquidated damages contractually due to Philip Clarke and Laurie McIlwee under their separation agreements as former directors of the Company

Cheshunt, England, 2015-2-3 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco confirms that it has agreed to pay the liquidated damages contractually due to Philip Clarke (£1,217,000) and Laurie McIlwee (£970,880) under their separation agreements as former directors of the Company (the “Payments”). At the time of the Company’s last interim results, it was noted that the […]

Tesco launched new interactive platform to boost collaboration, innovation and sustainability across its suppliers

Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has launched a new interactive platform to boost collaboration, innovation and sustainability across its suppliers.  The Tesco Supplier Network will help over 5000 members from across the world share the opportunities and challenges of delivering high quality, affordable and sustainable products to Tesco’s customers.  Members will […]

Tesco the first retailer in UK to launch a Google Glass enabled service – The Tesco Grocery Glassware

Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has become the first retailer to launch a customer Glass enabled service with a basic version of its shopping app now available for users of the wearable device. The Glassware has been developed by Tesco Labs, which experiments with disruptive technologies that have the potential to […]

Tesco announces average price reduction of 25% on hundreds of branded products

Simpler, lower, stable prices introduced from 8th January Hundreds of the nation’s favourite branded products are now cheaper at Tesco Average price reduction of 25% New lower prices will apply across all store formats Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today cut prices on hundreds of branded products in response to […]

Tesco removed sweets and chocolates from the checkouts at all stores to help customers lead healthier lives

Cheshunt, England, 2015-1-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — From today there will be no sweets and chocolates on the checkout at any Tesco in the UK. Tesco removed sweets and chocolates from the checkouts at larger stores in 1994, but for the first time they will be removed from checkouts at all stores, including Tesco […]

Tesco and Sam Faiers to give Maisie Bone from Kent an incredible Christmas this year

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has enlisted the help of stunning starlet Sam Faiers to give one fan an incredible Christmas this year. Maisie Bone, 19, from Kent was given the ultimate surprise when Sam knocked on her door last night to meet her in person. The blonde beauty arrived with […]

Customers at 400 Tesco stores will have dedicated bag packers working every day from now until Christmas Eve

• Customers to receive the best possible service this Christmas as Tesco steps up customer service efforts • From today 400 Tesco stores will have teams of 6-9 bag packers • All large stores will also have a dedicated greeter at the store entrance Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers at 400 Tesco […]

Tesco cuts the cost of petrol giving millions of motorists across the country save more on the cost of fuel in the run up to Christmas

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s biggest petrol retailer has cut the cost of petrol by 2p per litre and the cost of diesel by 1p per litre at all of its petrol stations. The changes will come into effect Thursday morning. Tesco’s network of 500 filling stations is the largest of all […]

Tesco releases its trading update

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — In recent weeks we have implemented new policies and procedures which will govern our commercial income activities and taken actions to invest in and improve our customer offer. In our interim results on 23 October we highlighted that full year profitability would be impacted by actions we […]

Tesco customers donated record number of meals during the fifth Neighbourhood Food Collection

Cheshunt, England, 2014-12-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco customers have donated a record number of meals during the fifth Neighbourhood Food Collection, as Brits prove to be more generous than ever before. 4.7 million meals were donated by Tesco customers, to be split between charity partners FareShare and Trussell Trust. The full total of […]

Tesco research reveals one in seven (14%) Brits feel more under pressure than ever before to have a perfect Christmas

Over 1 in 3 Brits are most conscious of their guests having a good time and being in the festive mood 1 in 6 think they will be judged by guests if they don’t pick a good bottle of wine 1 in 5 men feel pressure to impress in-laws and compete with friends and family, […]

Cheapest quality champagne Louis Delaunay now available at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — An award winning champagne has gone on sale for £8 across the UK – making it the cheapest quality fizz available on British high streets right now. Louis Delaunay champagne is being sold by Tesco from today for nearly a third less than its official list price […]