UK Tesco

Tesco Says It Might Not Be Able To Pay Staff What Aldi Says It Can

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

The National Living Wage could prove "lethal" to Tesco, its chief executive has said, despite commitments by other supermarkets, including budget stor...

Black Friday Opening Times Tomorrow: All You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK

This year the orgy of consumerism known as Black Friday falls on the 27 November. A heavily discounted shopping day we’ve inherited from the US,...

Tesco Worker 'Blacked Up' As Big Momma Character For Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

Tesco has apologised after one of its Airdrie staff members 'blacked up' as the Big Momma character from the Martin Lawrence comedy. The worker, w...

5p Bag Charge: Man Gets Trolley Stealing Tattoo To 'Push Banter'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

A shopper who stole a trolley to avoid the 5p carrier bag charge has found a more permanent way to let his disapproval be known, a move he says is aim...

This Proves No One Can Be Trusted In The Wake Of The Plastic Bag Charge

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

Exasperated supermarket workers have been forced to put security tags on their shopping baskets at one store, after thefts sky-rocketed following the ...

Those Tesco Anti-Theft Bag Tags Were 'A Mistake', Company Concedes

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK

A Tesco store's decision to place anti-theft tags on its five pence plastic bags was a "mistake" the company has conceded, as shoppers report heighten...

7 Times Tesco Won The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Every now and again, Tesco appear in headlines for all the right reasons. Their ingenious Twitter take-downs and brilliant humanitarian gestures a...

Louise Ridley

Morrisons Closures Yet More Evidence That We've Fallen Out Of Love With Supermarkets | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

British supermarkets are endangered. We're no longer buying our bread and sausages in quite the same way, and the casualties are our supermarkets l...

One Tesco Worker's Act Of Kindness Is Helping Migrants In Calais

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

A Tesco community care manager has donated boxes of airbeds, toys, toiletries and clothes to a Muslim chaplain who requested a discount on tents to ta...

How Dare You Try To Scam A Yorkshire Man! Tesco's Latest Lesson In Nailing Customer Service

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.08.2015 | UK

The dreary world of customer complaints has been livened up by this energetic online exchange. Tesco customer Jonny Spencer was left "heartbroken"...

Meet The 'Tesco Terrorist', Plymouth Man Marty Stephens

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

A Plymouth man has been the dubbed the "Tesco Terrorist" after using Facebook to help recruit a "posse" to sort out the migrant problems in Calais. ...

Angry Students Are Boycotting Tesco After Minimum Delivery Spend Raised To £40

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Tesco recently announced customers would now have to spend £40 if they wanted to qualify for free delivery, instead of £25, and students really aren...

That Tesco Ribena Ban Is Even More Confusing Than You First Thought

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

The internet was sent into a frenzy after Tesco announced that they'd be axing Ribena, Capri-Sun and Rubicon in an attempt to crack down on childhood ...

13 Unhealthy And Sugary Tesco Products That Are Arguably Worse For You Than Ribena

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Supermarket giant Tesco is seeking to tackle childhood obesity by removing high-sugar, lunchbox-sized drinks, including Ribena, from its shelves. A...

Tesco Has Banned Ribena And The Internet Is NOT Happy About It

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

On Monday, Tesco announced the sad news that Ribena, Capri-Sun and Rubicon will no longer grace their shelves. The decision to remove the drinks w...

Tesco Worker Finds Cocaine Worth £600,000 In Box Of Bananas

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

Class A drugs are not usually what you would find on your shopping trip to Tesco... But five bags each containing 1kg of white powder believed to b...

Tesco Just Owned Drake On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

We're not sure why anyone would ever try to get in a Twitter fight with one of the biggest rappers in the world, but Meek Mill has, and bizarrely Tesc...

Bacon Rant Goes Viral After Tesco Customer Complains Of 'Cruel Act Of Betrayal'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

If you love bacon, you will sympathise with the plight of this cruelly duped Tesco shopper. Ben Roberts recounted the “act of betrayal” which ...

Should We Begrudge Those on Minimum Wage?

Tom Beetham | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Politics
Tom Beetham

The budget, ah the Budget. Being the huge and confusing, media-charged behemoth it has become, I lack the patience or wisdom to poke my nose into more...

Struggling Dairy Farmers Forced to Diversify to Survive

Morgan Meaker | Posted 03.07.2016 | UK
Morgan Meaker

Every day, dairy farmers Andrew and Jane Charlesworth lose £130. They're not even close to making a profit. "Milk has become a throwaway commodity," says Andrew. "It's cheaper than water." The Charlesworth's story is typical. Dairy farmers up and down the country are struggling.

Tesco Plaster 'Ripped The Skin' Off A 2-Year-Old's Face

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has claimed her two-year-old son may be "scarred for life" after a Tesco plaster "ripped the flesh from his face" and the wound became infect...

Here's Why Tesco 'The Brand' Could Use A Little Help

Suzanne Hoare | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK
Suzanne Hoare

My sister just got back from Tesco. "Something weird just happened," she said. Little did I know 'something weird' would involve a red pepper. "I ...

Tesco - Very Little Seems to be Helping

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Tesco was for many years a celebrated, expanding emblem of great British business success. But with that status also comes a responsibility to be an ambassador for good corporate governance.

Blundering Tesco Promotes Ramadan With Smokey Bacon Pringles

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Tesco is under fire for promoting Ramadan with a display of smokey bacon flavoured Pringles. Fasting Muslims do not eat during daylight hours and ...

Food Waste Is Simply Too Big and Too Serious an Issue for Us to Ignore

Dave Lewis | Posted 04.06.2016 | UK
Dave Lewis

One of the biggest issues supermarkets must face up to is food waste... The fact is there are people up and down the country who are hungry, and could really use the food we throw away. And one day, we want all of that food - all 30,000 tonnes of it - to be turned into those 70million meals for the people who need it.