UK Tesco

Same Price, Different Values

Dr Arlo Brady | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK
Dr Arlo Brady

For several years now, big retailers both in the UK and overseas have focused their communications muscle on prices, which is was course a logical reaction to the financial crisis. But this has been problematic for Sainsbury's, which is almost certainly not the cheapest.

Can Private Sector Methods Work in the Public Sector?

Deep Sagar | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Politics
Deep Sagar

The non-lazy and inconvenient answer for the public sector is to learn from the private-sector that approval of just two people matters - customers and shareholders. For that to happen sustainably clear targets to make customers satisfied so that either they come back again or recommend to others is crucial.

Tesco Announce Age Restrictions On Lads Mags

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced it will sell lads mags only to over 18s. The chain also said it had struck a "modesty deal" regarding the front ...

Night Shopping: Cheap and Wholesome Therapy

Josh Barrie | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Barrie

Night Shopping is a glorious time; a sanctifying time. For me, an insomniac who gets rather puzzled at it all, and who enjoys almond milk to an increasingly astonishing degree, there is nowhere better at 2am than Tesco.

Why Is Chard Too Hard for Tesco?

Julian Dobson | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Julian Dobson

Why is it so hard for Tesco to stock chard? After all, their website sings the praises of 'real food', telling us that 'whether you're a shopper, a farmer, a master chef or an everyday cook, it's time to show food a little love'.

Raise Money For Diabetes... By Gorging On Sugar

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK

A worthy cause... but slightly odd nevertheless. Yup, customers at Tesco in Tenterden, Kent, are being invited to raise money for a diabetes chari...

Best BLT: Which Sandwich Came Top In Our Taste Test?

Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The noble BLT is an office staple, whether it's lunch on the go or a picnic must-have. Don't believe us? Apparently 1.69 billion of the sarnies sold l...

Era Of Cheap Food Is Over, Tesco Boss Says

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

The era of cheap food in Britain is over, the boss of Tesco has said. Chief executive Philip Clarke said the growing pressure on global food suppli...

Tesco Asks Beachgoers To Cover Up

PA | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

A Tesco store near a popular beach resort has told shoppers wearing bikinis and swimwear to cover up. The Tesco Express outlet on East Street in Ne...

Tesco Boss Banned From Driving

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Politics

Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke has been stripped of his licence and banned from driving for six months after being caught speeding. The execut...

Emma Sleight

Tried-and-Tasted: Supermarket Best Brand Cookies

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Sleight | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Budget, mid-range and high end supermarkets went head-to-head against a high-end luxury food retailer in our inaugural tried-and-tested supermarket pr...

David Dinsmore Lets Slip That Page 3 Is 'For Titillation'

Stephanie Davies-Arai | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephanie Davies-Arai

David Dinsmore, new Editor of the Sun newspaper, has stated that Page 3 will stay and has given this reason for continuing the feature: 'It's a good way of selling newspapers'.

Lads' Mags Are Well Past Their Sell-By Date

Dr. Helen Pankhurst | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Helen Pankhurst

Lead by Object and UK Feminista, activists will speak to shareholders of the UK's biggest retailer, Tesco, as they file in to their AGM at the Queen Elizabeth II Hall. The request? That shareholders ask Tesco to 'lose the lads' mags' by ceasing to stock publications that fuel attitudes underpinning violence against women.

80p Own-Brand Supermarket Sausages Beat Posh Bangers

PA/The Huffington Post UK | PA | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Buying supermarket own-brand is often seen as the last resort to make the pounds stretch before payday, but according to top consumer group Which?, wh...

Tesco Sales Slump After Horse Meat Scandal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco was left counting the cost of the horse meat scandal as it revealed falling UK sales after a slump in demand for frozen and ch...

The Job Market

Harry Deansway | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

So two months ago I decided it's finally time I got a "real job" I've had a crack at show biz and it just hasn't worked out.

Whoops! Mayor Accidentally Drives Car INTO Tesco

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK

A local Mayor surprised shoppers by driving his car through the automatic doors of a Tesco Express store. Councillor Terry Buckle, sworn in as mayo...

Is it Time for Brands to Change Loyalty?

Josh Morse | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Tech
Josh Morse

We now shop across a variety of channels and our loyalty to a retailer is more and more difficult to retain. These changes in both behaviour and technology beg the question - do retailers even understand loyalty anymore?

The Danger of Hubris in Strategy - Learning From Tesco

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK
Dr Steve McCabe

Until recently Tesco was a company that was constantly expanding and, significantly, making greater profits each year. So that its profits have declined massively has come as a shock. Tesco is no longer the money-making machine it once was.

Tesco Pulls Out Of US After Profits Dip By 52%

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco revealed a £1.2 billion hit from its failed foray in America as annual profits more than halved after a difficult year. Th...

What Does Luxury Mean to You?

Ross A. Klein | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ross A. Klein

Historically, the term luxury has always been a standard of quality, a mark of authenticity and shielded by a veil of exclusivity. But now the term is increasingly being owned by high street brands looking to squeeze a few more pennies via some nice packaging, leading to this dearth of 'luxury' options.

Saying No to Tesco: The Power of Community

Adam Stones | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Stones

Sherborne is renowned in the region for the strength of its independent shops and market... If Tesco builds a store on such an arterial highway, beyond any scale known to the town and demolishing a hotel in the process, it would have a devastating effect.

LOOK: Every Little Bit Of Cleaning Helps?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

A shopper has taken a photo of what appears to be muck, grime and dust under the conveyor belt of a Tesco store till. Catrin Manel was shopping in ...

Tesco In Fresh Local Meat Pledge

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco is to double the amount of fresh meat it sources in Northern Ireland. Following on from his earlier pledge to work more clo...

Tesco's Having A Giraffe

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Tesco has bought family-friendly restaurant chain Giraffe for £48.6 million as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the profitability of the superm...