Tescos Supermarkets

'Like Shuffling Deck-Chairs On The Titanic'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

Tesco chief Philip Clarke's departure, after mounting pressure over his failure to improve the supermarket's poor sales, shows the daunting task his ...

The Party Is Over For Tesco Chief Philip Clarke

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke has announced he is quitting, forcing the supermarket to cancel its planned party tomorrow celebrating his 40 yea...

Tesco Sorry After Muslim Worker Refuses To Serve Ham And Wine

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has rushed to apologise after a Muslim worker refused to serve a customer seeking to buy ham and wine saying he was fasting fo...

This Should Be Headline News

Laurenne Chapman | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK
Laurenne Chapman

Image courtesy of Picasso I just checked the news headlines for the day and sunk into the usual glum despondence. Powerless faced with all the hor...

'Has The Madness Got That Bad At Tesco?'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

Tesco's senior executives faced shareholders today in an ill-tempered encounter that saw them accused of "arrogance" and being "delusional" as the sup...

Every Little Hurts? Tesco Suffers More Awkward News

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has suffered a new blow after having its credit rating downgraded by Moody's to its second lowest investment grade ...

Why Is Sainsbury's Doing Better Than Tesco?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

Sainsbury's revealed lower underlying sales for a second quarter in a row, as Britain's supermarket giants continue to suffer a tough spring, but is e...

Ex-Tesco Boss Leahy Blasts Supermarket Giant's Decline

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, has left its former chief executive Sir Terry Leahy "very disappointed" as it suffered its worst trading in decades...

After Its 'Worst Trading In Its History', Is Tesco Finished?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

Tesco has been left reeling after suffering a 3.7% drop in like-for-like sales over the last three months, marking the "worst trading in their history...

The Cheapest Supermarket For Your Christmas Shop Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Tesco has been revealed as the cheapest supermarket for your Christmas shop, having been awarded the coveted Christmas Grocer 33 accolade by the indus...

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...

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. ...

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 ...

Rising Food Prices - Not Just Your Imagination

Sian Breslin | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Is it possible to continue to eat healthily while food prices rise? Processed, ready-made meals have been said to contribute to obesity levels. However, unfortunately such food is often cheaper than their healthy alternatives. What is the answer?

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...

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 Ex-Boss Says Rise Of Supermarkets, Driving Our Small Shops, Is 'Progress'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK

Former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy has described the rise of supermarkets and the closure of small shops across the country as "part of progress". S...

Break the Chains - Power to the People of Godalming, Surrey

Daniella Gibb | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK
Daniella Gibb

I learnt this at a town meeting in Godalming, Surrey where residents are trying to fight the supermarket chain in the hope of replicating the success of Totnes v. Costa Coffee this week. Does the success of Totnes inspire other towns to believe that they, too, can win over large corporations or was it a 'once in a blue moon' retreat? I hope that Godalming will boost this statistic because communities need some more blue moons or else all towns will become faceless replicas of branded Britain.

Priced To Clear? Why Tesco Is Struggling In Tough Times

Charlie Thomas | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a fall in group profits with a 12% decline in group pre-tax profits to £1.7 billion in the six months to 25 Augu...

Irish Brand Name Banned From UK

Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

When is a Tayto not a Tayto? According to the English and Wales trade mark registers, it’s when it comes from Ireland. Tayto crisps, one of Irela...

Tesco's Browse-And-Scan Virtual Fridge Leads The Way

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has stolen the march on its rivals in the battle for convenient shopping by trialling virtual fridges at Gatwick's north termi...

Where Did It Go Wrong For Tesco?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK

Tesco saw £5bn wiped from its share price earlier this year after the supermarket giant warned on profits for the first time in two decades. But w...

Tesco Boss Pays Price For Sales Slump

Posted 15.03.2012 | UK

Tesco's UK boss will step down later this year as the supermarket group bids to revive its domestic business following a disastrous winter. Long-se...

There's Nothing Wrong With Stacking Shelves

Colm Howard-Lloyd | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Colm Howard-Lloyd

Even if work-experience were just about shelf-stacking there's nothing wrong with that. t's a valid job; some even make a career out of it. Anything that gives our jobless young people the skills and motivation to start their career is to be celebrated.

Life in the Country: Winter Part Two and Latest in Hay-On-Wye's Battle Against Tesco's

Kate Holmes | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK
Kate Holmes

Tesco's seems to be getting a lot of flack in the national press - maybe its monopoly will finally break. Whatever the outcome, the negative press is all good timing for the Plan B protest group in Hay.