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Asda Boss: We Could Reduce Food Prices In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Asda has become the second of the Big Four supermarket chains to signal its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland if politicians stepped i...

Morrisons: Our Prices Could Fall In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Morrisons has become the first of the Big Four supermarket giants to suggest its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland. This comes aft...

Eat The Ugly Veg, Says Tesco

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK

Fussy customers who reject misshapen fruit and vegetables need to be educated about food waste, Tesco has told MPs. The supermarket said "wonky" pr...

Scottish Campaigners Threaten To Boycott Supermarkets

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Scottish independence campaigners have lashed out at the big four supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda, amid reports they could hike f...

The Difference Between a Service and a Product

Hugh Salmon | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK
Hugh Salmon

In my last post, I shared my experience of pouring hundreds of cans of beer down the drain in Vietnam due the high level of care Heineken take to ensure that every can of their lager meets their strict quality standards...

Which Supermarket Is Offering The Cheapest Christmas Dinner?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Morrisons is bringing the affordable festive cheer this year and has been crowned the cheapest supermarket to buy a Christmas lunch. According to r...

Do You Have ID? Tesco Asks 92-Year-Old

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK

A 92-year-old war veteran says he was stunned when asked for ID to buy vodka in Tesco. Tony Ball said he had been stopped from buying two bottles o...

How DEFRA Wastes The Equivalent Of A Truck Load Of Food Each Month

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Politics

Since coming to office coalition ministers have been keen to tell Britons to stop wasting food - but government departments should probably be prepare...

Tesco Recalls Ice Cream Cones

PA | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK

A supermarket has recalled its own brand of ice cream cones after customers found "pain relief" tablets in two individual cornets. Tesco said it is...

Man Accused Of Fraud After iPad Turned Out To Be Lump Of Clay

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK

A father was arrested and accused of fraud after complaining to his local Tesco that he had spent £470 on an iPad that turned out to be just a box wi...

Shopping At Tesco Just Got Creepier

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Tech

There are a number of things from 'Minority Report' that we'd like to see in reality - sleek automated cars, cool gesture-based interfaces, back-stree...

Tesco Reveals Shocking Levels Of Food Waste

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Tesco has seen 28,500 tonnes of food thrown away in the first six months of this year, the supermarket giant has revealed for the first time. The c...

Tesco Hudl - The Budget Tablet With Great Aspirations

Mark Wilson | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Tech
Mark Wilson

The Hudl is no powerhouse, but it's far from being something to dismiss out of hand. You get a lot of tablet for your money - and it's a great present for younger children who don't need the raw power of more expensive alternatives.

Loose Onions and Carrots: Or, How to Steal from Sainsbury's

Michael Allen | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Michael Allen

My finger hovers over the image of 'loose onions'. Could I get away with it? Avocados are pretty expensive. My heartbeat rises and I peer out of the corner of my eye at the security guard by the door. ..

Tesco Profits Fall By A QUARTER, As Sainsbury's Soars

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

Tesco has revealed a stark 24.5% drop in its profits over the first half of the year to £1.39 billion after suffering from poor overseas trading. ...

The G*Y BFF: Your Greatest Accessory

Amy Lavelle | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Lavelle

Tesco confirms something I've long suspected: my gay (I'm sorry, g*y) BFF is my greatest accessory.

Get Out of My Way - I Have Post Holiday Blues and I'm Prepared to Use It

Alfie Evers | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Alfie Evers

I am confronted by a dead pigeon. Its body hard pressed and flattened to the floor. Its face contorted to a fixed expression of doom. Its guts spread across the road. I sigh. We are one. Its state reflects how I am feeling.

Why Is Tesco Censoring The G*ys?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Barilla Boycott Could Cost Pasta Boss A Pretty Penne... Is “gay” a dirty word? Tesco seems to think so – for the supermarket giant ...

Walmart Pulls 'Naughty Leopard' Halloween Costume For 2-Year-Olds

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

US retail giant Walmart has been forced to pull a "Naughty Leopard" Halloween costume from its stores following a flood of complaints that accused the...

Who Wants to Dress Up as Me for Halloween? Asda Thinks You All Do!

Rebecca Walton | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Walton

George, at Asda, sells Halloween costumes. They sell the usual zombies, witches, vampires, pumpkins, and then one costume that has sparked an uproar; the mental patient costume. Complete with meat cleaver, what looks like a doctors coat (did the mental patient kill a doctor to get that?) and fake blood, this is one Halloween costume guaranteed to shock.

Every Little Helps: Rejecting Stereotypes of Mental Illness Is A Step In The Right Direction

Luke Massey | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Massey

A "Mental Patient" fancy dress costume on sale at Asda and a 'Psycho Ward' costume at Tesco shows just how much further we have to go in destigmatising mental health issues. Ed Miliband was rightly lauded on Tuesday as he called for greater openness and discussion of mental health issues during his speech at Labour Party Conference.

Tesco Takes On Apple

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Tech

Tesco has unveiled its new budget tablet. The 'Hudl' is designed to undercut Apple, Amazon and Google on price - and get customers shopping online ...

Would You Buy A Tablet Made By Tesco?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech

Tesco's much-rumoured tablet looks like it's going to be unveiled next week. An Apple-esque press release informs us the supermarket giant "have go...

Tesco Fines and Supermarket Tricks

Sian Breslin | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

This latest news highlights one of the techniques supermarkets employ to get us to buy more expensive products. While I am not suggesting that every supermarket has ploys to get us at every turn, here are some different tricks that I have read about.

'Lose The Lads Mags' Feminist Protesters Target Tesco

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK

'Lose The Lads Mags' campaigners have descended on Tesco stores across the country, urging the retailer to go further than covering up sexual images o...