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....Egg-sized avocados are the latest weapon in the battle to meet growing demand for the creamy green fruit amid a global squeeze on supply. The mini fruits, which weigh about 70g – nearly a third of the size of an average avocado – will be on sale at Tesco for only a few weeks. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....8%, continuing an unbroken run of growth dating back to March 2009. The “big four” – Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons – all increased sales for the fifth period in a row, their best performance since 2013, but nevertheless lost market share as the discounters grew much faster. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Public health bosses have urged food manufacturers to make chips, pizzas, crisps and burgers healthier, and ministers are expected to issue “strong guidance” on how to reformulate products popular with children. However, the British Retail Consortium, which represents more than 90 retailers including major chains Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer, said the government would need to move beyond voluntary agreements if it wanted to make a real difference. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....9%. Tesco and Sainsbury’s start just a tad higher at 3%. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....3bn. All the “big four” grocers - Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons - have suffered from upheaval in the industry in recent years. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... That is slightly more than the £5m whack in May for its work at social housing group Connaught. Still, PwC found out the following month that it is in the clear at Tesco, where the FRC closed its investigation in the wake of the supermarket chain’s profits overstatement. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....One brand name that has enjoyed sweet success is Mary Berry. Sales of her Summer Fruit and Belgian Chocolate Brownie puddings in Tesco, Waitrose and Ocado were worth £1. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Lidl overtakes Waitrose as UK shoppers turn to discounters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of August 2017 07:44:32 AM
....8%, continuing an unbroken run of growth dating back to March 2009. The “big four” – Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons – all increased sales for the fifth period in a row, their best performance since 2013, but nevertheless lost market share as the discounters grew much faster. ...
Customers feeling pinch take comfort in old-fashioned puds and pies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of August 2017 11:05:27 PM
....One brand name that has enjoyed sweet success is Mary Berry. Sales of her Summer Fruit and Belgian Chocolate Brownie puddings in Tesco, Waitrose and Ocado were worth £1. ...
UK retailers say government must be tougher on obesity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 06:14:38 PM
....Public health bosses have urged food manufacturers to make chips, pizzas, crisps and burgers healthier, and ministers are expected to issue “strong guidance” on how to reformulate products popular with children. However, the British Retail Consortium, which represents more than 90 retailers including major chains Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer, said the government would need to move beyond voluntary agreements if it wanted to make a real difference. ...
Tesco to sell tiny avocados in response to fruit's global shortage image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 03:55:59 PM
....Egg-sized avocados are the latest weapon in the battle to meet growing demand for the creamy green fruit amid a global squeeze on supply. The mini fruits, which weigh about 70g – nearly a third of the size of an average avocado – will be on sale at Tesco for only a few weeks. ...
The fallout from Trump closing down his advisory panels is just beginning | Nils Pratley image
.... That is slightly more than the £5m whack in May for its work at social housing group Connaught. Still, PwC found out the following month that it is in the clear at Tesco, where the FRC closed its investigation in the wake of the supermarket chain’s profits overstatement. ...
Sainsbury’s is right to delay Nisa deal after Tesco-Booker concerns | Nils Pratley image
. Sainsbury’s move on Nisa seemed a good idea, and a neat response to Tesco’s much bigger plan to buy cash-and-carry merchant Booker. ...
Sainsbury's Nisa takeover talks paused after competition concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of August 2017 04:31:08 PM
....Sainsbury’s exclusive talks on a £130m takeover of grocery wholesale group Nisa have ground to a halt over fears of intervention by competition authorities. The exclusive talks ended late last week after the Competition and Markets Authority expressed serious concerns about a similar, but much larger, merger between Tesco and the grocery wholesaler Booker. ...
Wilko warns nearly 4,000 staff could lose jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of August 2017 12:06:40 PM
....Asda recently posted its worst annual figures since being taken over by Walmart in 1999, as fierce competition in the UK supermarket sector took its toll. The supermarket industry is going through massive change as Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons cut costs to respond to the threat posed by the fast-growing discounters Aldi and Lidl, as well as grocery sales moving online. ...
Thousands of Asda workers face redundancy or reduced hours image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 12:08:18 PM
....3bn, as shoppers flocked to cheaper rivals. The supermarket industry is going through massive change as Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are forced to cut costs to respond to the threat posed by the fast-growing discounters Aldi and Lidl, as well as grocery sales moving online. ...
Morrisons promises not to adopt brands using fake farm names image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of August 2017 05:21:26 PM
....The NFU and the Soil Association have condemned fake farm brands as misleading for consumers and insulting to farmers. The most high-profile example was in March 2016 when Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, launched seven brands – including Woodside Farms and Boswell Farms – based on British-sounding but fictitious names. ...
Insurers pressed to release immediate sums to pay for funeral costs image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of August 2017 08:40:00 AM
....Plans allow you to spread the cost with monthly payments over between one and 15 years. Over-50s life cover plans pay out a small sum when you die and are sold by Asda Money, Legal & General, the Post Office, SunLife, Tesco Bank and many more. ...
Green & Black’s new bar shows Fairtrade is under threat. But we still need it | Lucy Siegle image
.... Despite being the first UK retailer to switch all its bananas to Fairtrade, Sainsbury’s jettisoned the standard for its own-brand teas, switching to its own new standard. Tesco announced it would change its own-label coffee from Fairtrade to a different ethical certification scheme, the Rainforest Alliance. ...
Eggs contaminated with insecticide may have entered UK, EU warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of August 2017 12:52:56 PM
.... A similar scheme to the lion mark applies to processed egg products, she added. Spokespeople for the supermarket chains Sainsbury’s and Tesco said there was no chance of contaminated eggs appearing in any of their own-branded products. ...
Tesco to end sales of 5p carrier bags image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of August 2017 11:14:58 AM
....The UK’s largest retailer is to stop selling “single use” 5p carrier bags in its UK stores from the end of the month, instead offering shoppers reusable “bags for life” costing 10p. The move by Tesco follows a 10-week trial in Aberdeen, Dundee and Norwich, which led to a 25% cut in bag sales as shoppers either brought their own or switched to the bags for life. ...
Staff at Tesco-owned One Stop demand better redundancy deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of August 2017 01:10:10 PM
. Head office staff at the Tesco-owned One Stop convenience chain are fighting for a better redundancy package after it emerged employees on Tesco contracts were being offered a more generous payoff. ...
Asda posts worst annual figures since Walmart takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 01:21:34 PM
....3bn as shoppers flocked to cheaper rivals. Asda has trailed behind Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons, and is the worst performer of the UK’s “big four” grocers. ...
ESSATI garage doors victim vows to fight warranty “con” image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 31st of July 2017 05:15:00 PM
....“They are now saying I put something in the way of the door and then closed it allowing it to break, it’s utter nonsense and more wriggling out of responsibilities,” says Charlie. As his wife Marguerite paid some of the door’s first costs with her Tesco credit card, the bank is now carrying out a Section 75 investigation. ...
Tesco covers tampon tax for customers by cutting prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of July 2017 05:36:40 PM
. Tesco has become the first UK supermarket to cover the cost of the tampon tax for customers, after it cut the price of nearly 100 women’s sanitary products by 5%. ...
Sale of Holy Island pub is heavenly opportunity for beer pilgrims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of July 2017 02:03:21 PM
....It takes a while to get used to the tides, which catch at least one motorist out every month, according to Cowan, who is a volunteer coastguard, along with Luke. “You can’t just nip to Tesco or to the bank if we run out of change,” said Cowan’s partner, Sophie Bancroft. ...
Sport and sunshine fuel surge in UK supermarket alcohol sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 11:59:45 AM
....1% market share, raising the prospect of the German chain becoming the UK’s seventh largest grocer next month. All the major supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons, increased sales for the fourth consecutive period. ...
Tesco launches same day delivery across Britain as supermarket takes on Amazon image
.... Households in London and the South East have been offered same day delivery since 2014. But now the service will extended to 300 across Britain by the end of August, Tesco confirmed. ...
Tesco to extend same-day online delivery service across UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 03:24:21 PM
. Tesco is going head to head with Amazon by extending its same-day online grocery delivery service across the UK. ...
Boots apologises over morning-after pill pricing row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 01:34:17 PM
....”. Both Tesco and Superdrug halved the price of their emergency contraceptive following the BPAS campaign, but Boots continues to charge £28. ...
Boots faces boycott over refusal to lower cost of morning-after pill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of July 2017 07:02:23 PM
....There have been calls for a boycott of Boots after the chemist refused to lower the cost of the morning-after pill for fear it would encourage over-use. Rivals Tesco and Superdrug halved the price of the emergency contraceptive following a campaign from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), a leading provider of abortion care. ...
Carolyn McCall to become ITV chief executive image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 06:15:51 AM
....She is also a non-executive director at Burberry, where last week a third of shareholders failed to back the luxury brand’s remuneration report in a protest over high pay. She has previously held non-executive director roles at Lloyds TSB, Tesco and New Look. ...
Why you might not be getting what you paid for image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
....Prosecutions are very rare. In 2015, Tesco was forced to withdraw 70,000 packs of garlic bread slices after an investigation found some were 20% underweight. ...
As car insurance costs rise, the over-65s are urged to switch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
....• Join the black box revolution Younger drivers in particular can cut their costs by opting for a telematics-based policy. Insurers offering these include Admiral, Direct Line and Tesco. ...
A weighty issue: is there something fishy about tins of tuna? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
.... Items included Heinz Chunky Veg Big Soup, Green Giant sweetcorn and Del Monte peaches – all in tins. Six out of eight samples of Tesco Finest smoked salmon did not contain the claimed amount of fish, they found. ...
Tesco takes the cherry as bumper British crop leads to lower prices image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 01:29:38 PM
....Shoppers are likely to benefit from a bumper cherry crop this summer as warm weather drives yields up and prices down. Tesco has announced it will take excess produce from its suppliers, in line with an existing agreement, and begin selling large 1kg trays of cherries at a lower price per unit than usual. ...
Lidl and Aldi go head-to-head offering cheap school uniforms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 11:00:37 PM
....Lidl’s first-ever school uniform collection sold out in just a week last year. It claimed the new range was the best value on the high street, offering a 56% saving on the same items from Tesco, which cost £6. ...
Indie brewers fight back in bitter row over beer brands' craft credentials image
....Consumers have historically been just as sceptical about the whiff of deception when offshoots of major companies are dressed in artisanal clothing. Coffee lovers who thought they’d discovered a challenger to chains such as Starbucks and Costa when Harris and Hoole hit the high street spat out their macchiatos when they realised it was owned by Tesco. ...
Should your supermarket receipt count calories? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of July 2017 02:25:04 PM
.... Doing things that gamify the experience of shopping can be a good motivator in terms of changing behaviour. ” That is if you want your midweek trip to Tesco to be gamified: is this just 21st-century code for the nanny state? “It’s not telling people what to do,” Morrow says. ...
Electric car revolution: calculating the cost of green motoring image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 8th of July 2017 08:00:03 AM
....”. Petrol station owners have also been put on notice, with credit agency Moody’s saying this week that electric cars’ curbing of fuel demand will have a credit negative impact for fuel forecourt operators including Tesco and Morrison’s. ...
WARNING: Don’t get burnt for cash on your holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 11:21:00 AM
....One of the worst things to do is buy travel money at the last minute from an airport foreign exchange kiosk. You can get superior rates ordering online in advance through Asda, FairFX, ICE, the Post Office, Tesco and other websites. ...
Lloyds and the FCA must give full story on HBOS Reading fraud | Nils Pratley image
....Sainsbury’s didn’t quantify the contribution from higher prices but a reasonable estimate is about 2%. If so, the first-quarter sales performance looks commendably solid – but no more so than in the periods when Sainsbury’s did well to stand still when others, including Tesco, were going backwards. ...
Sainsbury's sales helped by hot weather image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of July 2017 07:07:05 AM
....Widespread media reports have suggested Sainsbury's is lining up Nisa, a convenience store chain and wholesaler, for its next acquisition. George MacDonald, editor of Retail Week, told the BBC that Sainsbury's was "possibly grabbing on the coat-tails of Tesco which wants to buy another wholesaler called Booker". ...
Nisa denies staff annual bonuses despite hitting performance targets image
....With annual sales of £1. 25bn, Nisa has been catapulted into the limelight after Tesco’s £3. ...
Tesco and Booker call for fast-track competition probe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 07:11:24 AM
. Supermarket giant Tesco and wholesaler Booker have asked the UK competition regulator to fast-track its probe into their proposed £3. ...
Tesco continues savings drive as it cuts 1,200 head-office jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of June 2017 11:05:11 AM
. Tesco is to cut 1,200 jobs at its head office, only a week after announcing that 1,100 jobs would be axed at a call centre, as its chief executive, Dave Lewis, presses on with a cost-cutting drive. ...
Ice-cream demand fires up supermarket sales in June image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 09:11:01 AM
.... He said the warm weather was likely to fuel further sales growth. Morrisons came out among the top four grocers – which includes Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda. ...
Italy's €17bn bank job: self-preservation at a long-term EU price? | Nils Pratley image
.... Aren’t vitamin tablets and protein powders natural territory for Amazon? Isn’t a cuddly slogan – “Bringing wellness to the world one happy customer at a time” – an imperfect defence against aggressive pressures?. Fridman’s L1 outfit has Clive Humby, the data guru behind Tesco’s Clubcard scheme, on its team, so maybe there are clever ways to improve Holland & Barrett’s current loyalty programme. ...
Move by UK supermarkets threatens to bring Fairtrade crashing down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 11:02:13 PM
.... Officially it is a pilot but the suspicion is that Sainsbury’s will then roll out the new standard across other products including bananas and coffee. To add to the woes of the Fairtrade brand, it was revealed last week that Tesco will move all its own-label coffee from Fairtrade to another ethical certification scheme, the Rainforest Alliance. ...
Life swap … landlords are being given the chance to live like their tenants image
.... Linda’s last rent rise was also £100, squeezing her income even more at a time when her pay went up by just £40 a month. Michael, meanwhile, is 33 and regularly works long hours as a team leader at a Tesco store in Edmondsley, a village north of Durham. ...
Nisa members air discontent at prospect of Sainsbury's takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 06:07:36 PM
....Influential member groupings in the Midlands, Ireland and London, some of which are able to pool votes under a proxy voting system, are planning to oppose the Sainbury’s deal even though they are yet to see how the numbers stack up. The potential takeover by Sainsbury’s comes after Tesco’s takeover of Booker, the wholesaler behind the Londis and Budgens chains, raised expectations of a wave of consolidation in a market where about 80% of the UK’s 41,000-plus convenience stores are independent or belong to buying groups such as Nisa or Costcutter. ...
British farmers warn loss of EU workers will see strawberry prices soar image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 12:00:22 AM
....”. David Kay, of Hall Hunter Partnership, a grower for Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Tesco that employs about 3,000 seasonal labourers from 20 different countries, said he had tried to recruit British workers, but had found it difficult. ...
SFO has clear public interest in pursuing Barclays case | Nils Pratley image
....Alternatively – in the case of the bank, as opposed to the four former executives – the SFO can pursue a deferred prosecution agreement, or DPA, and seek a judge’s approval. It is unclear why a DPA did not materialise in this case, as it did at Rolls-Royce and Tesco in recent months. ...
Tesco home delivery customers left fuming over computer glitch image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 11:25:52 AM
. Thousands of Tesco customers have had online orders cancelled after a computer glitch. ...
Avoid any crossed wires … what is roaming and what isn’t? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 06:00:28 AM
.... I have a question that I can’t seem to get an answer to: if I am in France or Germany and I use my UK mobile to call a landline number in another EU country, how will I be charged?. I’ve contacted my provider Tesco Mobile but it’s still not clear. ...
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Barclays to learn if SFO will press charges over Qatari cash injections image
....Roger Jenkins, the high-profile banker who left Barclays in 2009 and reputedly was paid £40m during one of his years at the bank, was credited with playing a key role in introducing the Qatar investors to the fundraising. There had been expectations that Barclays would be offered a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) – a form of settlement – similar to those offered to Rolls-Royce, which paid £671m to settle its case, and Tesco, which was fined £129m as part of a DPA. ...
Sainsbury's poised to buy Nisa in response to Tesco swoop on Booker image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 12:35:00 PM
. Sainsbury’s is closing in on a £130m deal to acquire the convenience chain Nisa as the industry rushes to consolidate following Tesco’s £3. ...
British workers are missing out on ‘buy one, get one free’ pension offer image
.... But among larger employers, in particular, valuable additional “matched” contributions are available if a worker chooses to save beyond the minimum level. For example, Tesco operates a scheme where the basic pension contribution by workers is 4% of salary, matched by a 4% employer contribution. ...
Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in $13.7bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 01:26:19 PM
....Walmart’s shares dived 6%, wiping about $13bn off the value of the world’s biggest retailer as the deal ramped up pressure on traditional chains already hit by a rapid change in shopping habits. Shares in the UK’s biggest chain, Tesco, and Germany’s Metro were also down about 6% each. ...
Tesco fined £8m for fuel leak at petrol station in Lancashire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 01:17:25 PM
. Tesco has been fined £8m fine after a massive fuel leak at one its petrol stations polluted a Lancashire river, killing fish and forcing those living nearby to leave their homes. ...
More than half of Morrisons investors rebel over executive pay image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 06:21:25 PM
.... “This instance demonstrates that companies should be listening very hard to what shareholders are saying,” she said. Tesco’s chief executive, Dave Lewis, is also expected to come under fire at its AGM on Friday. ...
Sir John Hegarty: Einstein didn't have a brainstorm session image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 06:00:19 AM
....As guest speaker at the event he explained his approach to creativity – which he defines as “an expression of self”. He told the audience: “I don’t care if you’re designing packs for Tesco or you’re making a movie, what you do, your creativity, is an expression of you. ...
Renewing your RAC cover? Don’t let them jack up the price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 06:00:18 AM
.... Peter Ludlow from Gelligaer in south Wales, who had been an AA member for 19 years at the time, was later offered cover for £130, but it refused to match the £120 it was charging new customers at the time. Ironically, Ludlow switched to the RAC after using Tesco Clubcard vouchers to reduce his bill to just £49. ...
Mars recalls chocolates over salmonella fear image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 02:31:32 PM
....The company has asked food retailers across the UK and Ireland to pull the affected products from shelves immediately. Tesco told the BBC that it wasn't going to sell any of the affected products it had in stock, whatever the best before date, as a temporary measure to help avoid any customer confusion. ...
BT drops PwC following Italian accounts scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 01:56:30 PM
....Businesses in the FTSE 350 must now put their auditing contract out to tender every 10 years, although they only need to change them every 20 years. PwC was criticised for missing an accounting scandal at Tesco in 2014 - where it had been auditor for more than 30 years. ...
Tesco PwC accounts probe called off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 07:34:39 AM
. The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced that it is ending its inquiry into Tesco's accounts for 2012, 2013 and 2014. ...
Jeff Bezos: the 'obsessive' Amazon founder and world's next richest man image
.... But it is now the fourth most valuable company in the world behind Microsoft, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, and Apple. Amazon is worth more than 30 times the stock market value of Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer. ...
Walmart asking staff to deliver online orders on their way home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 06:36:59 PM
....The “last mile” of deliveries, when packages are driven to customers’ homes, are often most expensive part of the online delivery process and a challenge that many supermarkets and delivery companies are trying to solve. Tesco is attempting to use robots to delivery groceries in the UK. ...
Arora brothers cash in £227m of shares from B&M retail chain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 12:13:31 PM
....Now there are more than 500 of B&M’s blue and orange-striped stores selling homewares and food at knockdown prices. Former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy is chairman and the group owns the Jawoll chain in Europe as well as hundreds of UK outlets. ...
Aldi and Lidl sales soar as prices rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 10:53:37 AM
....All 10 leading grocers also recorded growth, with average sales up 1. 6% across the big four supermarkets: Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons. ...
Strong sales growth at Aldi and Lidl takes their market share to 12% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 08:55:13 AM
....8% and at Lidl by 18. 3% in the 12 weeks to 21 May, while the UK’s big four supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons, collectively grew by just 1. ...
Tesco boss named as witness in fraud case against former directors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 12:58:27 PM
. Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis will appear as a witness for the prosecution in a fraud case involving three of the supermarket’s former directors. ...
Watchdog probes Tesco-Booker deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:54:19 AM
. The competition watchdog has begun an investigation into Tesco's planned £3. ...
EE and Vodafone are UK’s worst mobile providers, says Which? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 06:01:20 AM
.... About 70% of its customers said they would definitely recommend their provider to others. The supermarket brands Tesco Mobile and Asda Mobile also scored strongly in third and fourth place. ...
More tofu? Supermarkets flesh out their vegan credentials as clean eating grows image
....If you’re sticking with steaks, you are missing a trend in which rising numbers of Brits are joining famous names such as Jeremy Corbyn, former president Bill Clinton and Brad Pitt – and choosing to go meat-free. Tesco says demand for vegetarian and vegan readymeals and snacks has soared 40% in the past year, prompting the UK’s biggest supermarket to introduce new labelling to flag up all its vegan products. ...
SFO delays decision again on charging Barclays over 2008 fundraising image
....At one point there had been expectations that Barclays would be offered a deferred prosecution agreement – a form of settlement – although this no longer appears to be on the cards. Earlier this year, Rolls-Royce paid £671m to settle its case with the SFO while Tesco paid a fine of £129m as part of a DPA over an accounting scandal. ...
Contactless payment fraud soars to £7m image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:37:11 PM
.... . She said: "I'm quite fastidious at checking my statement and I saw loads of small transactions coming out, from places like Tesco, food and wine shops and weirdly a dog grooming parlour in North London. ...

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