Tesco refreshes store in Letnany shopping mall to reflect today’s customers’ needs in Prague

PRAGUE, Czech Republic, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ —  The store, located in the busy Letnany shopping mall was opened in 1999 and was refreshed to reflect today’s needs of our customers in Prague. It now brings the very latest thinking on retail destination stores from around the world for our customers in the Czech […]

Tesco commissioned survey reveals that 32% of the British public generously donate food despite the chaos and excitement of the festive period

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Despite the chaos and excitement of the festive period, almost a third (32%) of the British public have remembered vulnerable people in need by generously donating food to those in need across the country, according to a new survey published today. The survey also reveals the generosity […]

Tesco scooped 30 awards at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014; Retains the Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the 2nd year

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has scooped 28 gongs at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014 and has retained the prestigious Quality Food Awards Retailer of the Year for the second year running. With 30 awards, including the Overall Gold Q for Tesco finest* Sao Tome 71% Dark Chocolate, and over 40 […]

6,500 colleagues joined Tesco through its Regeneration Partnership Programme

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-13— /EPR Retail News/ — 6,500 colleagues have joined Tesco through its Regeneration Partnership Programme – these colleagues have all brought something new to how Tesco can deliver great service for customers. The scheme has been running for nearly fifteen years and has created additional opportunities for the long-term unemployed in over 60 communities […]

Tesco launches Christmas TV ad featuring brass band cover of Irene Cara’s ‘What a Feeling’

Ad shows customers and colleagues getting ready to celebrate the festive season Builds up to an exciting festive light show created by the people behind London 2012 Opening Ceremony Finale filmed in Wigan in response to a customers’ tweet Tesco’s ‘Every Little Helps Make Christmas’ campaign will focus on all the little things that help customers […]

A unique beer brewed by Marston’s to help raise funds for wounded Servicemen to go on sale exclusively at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2014-11-3— /EPR Retail News/ — A unique beer created by three injured veterans to help raise funds for wounded Servicemen is to go on sale across the UK this week. The beer, which will raise funds for the Help for Heroes charity, has been brewed by Marston’s and will be exclusively sold by Tesco. […]

Tesco makes public commitment to do more to support serving personnel, veterans and reservists

Cheshunt, England, 2014-10-29— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has become the first supermarket to sign the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Tesco has a proud record of supporting the Armed Forces dating right back to the retailer’s founder Jack Cohen, and signing the Covenant means Tesco has made a public commitment to do more to support […]

Tesco and Keep Scotland Beautiful launched community grant scheme which will see communities across Scotland benefit from the proceeds of the carrier bag levy

Tesco partners with Keep Scotland Beautiful to launch environmental grant scheme £50,000 to be distributed to 200 groups across the country Cheshunt, England, 2014-10-21— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful have launched a community grant scheme which will see communities across Scotland benefit from the proceeds of the carrier bag levy […]

Richard Cousins and Mikael Ohlsson to join the Board of Tesco as Non-executive Directors

Cheshunt, England, 2014-10-7— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco PLC today announces that Richard Cousins and Mikael Ohlsson will join the Board of Tesco on 1 November 2014 as Non-executive Directors. Richard has been Group CEO of Compass Group PLC since 2006.  He was a Non-executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC from 2009 until May 2014 […]

Chef and broadcaster Rick Stein launches his first ever range of homeware exclusively at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — Chef and broadcaster Rick Stein has launched his first ever range of homeware exclusively at Tesco.  The range reflects Rick’s passion for everything coastal, taking inspiration from his beloved Padstow and his vast experience of worldly cuisines. Designed in Britain, the collection offers simple, paired back accessories which don’t […]

Tesco takes the lead to improve opportunities and reduce vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation of young people in Indian tea communities

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-26— /EPR Retail News/ — A groundbreaking new partnership to improve opportunities for young people in Indian tea communities and reduce their vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation has been announced today by UNICEF and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The 3-year programme, supported and funded by IDH the Sustainable Trade Initiative; ETP members, Tesco, OTG (Meßmer), Tata Global Beverages […]

Tesco confirms new price to be paid to British dairy farmers for six months from the 1st November

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today confirmed the new price it will pay British dairy farmers for six months from the 1st November, following an independent cost tracker review by agriculture research consultancy Promar. Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group (TSDG) members will be paid 32.01ppl for their milk, meaning that Tesco dairy farmers […]

Tesco to supply 40,000 boxes of nutritious cereal to breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast for children to start the day with healthy meal

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Thousands of children are set to benefit from a brand new charity partnership between Tesco and breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast. Magic Breakfast provides free food to over 8,500 school children in more than 250 primary schools every day, helping to make sure pupils don’t start their morning lessons […]

Britain’s latest apple sensation is to go on sale at Tesco

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-16— /EPR Retail News/ — Britain’s latest apple sensation is to go on sale this week – a spectacular new yellow and orange skinned variety with pink flesh. The variety called Surprize, is very sweet and aromatic and has been grown in Herefordshire. The Surprize apple follows another stunning and unusual variety called the Rosette […]

Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation join forces to raise millions of pounds to promote healthy living

Cheshunt, England, 2014-9-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Millions of people are set to benefit from a ground-breaking new partnership between the UK’s leading retailer and two of the country’s biggest charities. Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation have confirmed that they will join forces from early next year. The trio’s charity partnership – […]

Tesco Launches First Ever Shopping App For iPhone

Tesco has announced that it is launching its first ever shopping app for iPhone. The Tesco grocery app joins the family of hugely successful Tesco apps, including Clubcard and the Winefinder, which together have now reached over one million downloads. The announcement represents a landmark moment for the supermarket, as this is the first time […]

Tesco Win Green Retailer of the Year Award

Tesco, the leading UK retailer in beers, wines and spirits, won the Green Retailer of the Year at the Drinks Business Green Awards held at the end of March. Tesco picked up the award following a number of measures being taken by the retailer to make its packaging for alcoholic drinks as environmentally friendly as […]

Tesco Introduces Tefal’s WiKook

Tesco has announced it is to introduce the WiKook cooking pot from Tefal to its shelves this spring. The scientists at Tefal are set to revolutionise the way people cook as they launch the innovative WiKook, the first ever fast cooker that cooks food up to 25% faster than any other traditional cooking pot. When closed, the […]

Tesco Wine App On iPhone Makes Everybody A Wine Buff

Tesco Wine has launched a new iPhone app especially for anyone who has ever wished they could pick the perfect wine, tasted a classy claret at a party and wondered where they could buy it, or wanted to impress their friends with connoisseur-like credentials. Now everybody can be a wine buff with Tesco.com’s new Wine […]