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Tesco staff walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats for health charities

Thousands of Tesco staff are walking to raise funds and awareness for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation. The Great Tesco Walk is a month-long trek between Land’s End and John O’Groats to raise funds for the supermarket chain’s partnership with the health charities. Staff from across the country …

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Tesco launches child-friendly veg range

Tesco has launched what it claims is the UK’s first ever range of fresh vegetables aimed at encouraging kids to eat healthier food. The range, which went on sale last week, kicked off with star-shaped butternut squash bites, and will be rolled out to include other produce including smiley sweet …

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Laura Wade-Gery joins John Lewis Partnership board

John Lewis Partnership, has appointed Laura Wade-Gery as a non-executive director to its board. John Lewis Partnership is the parent company of department store group John Lewis and supermarket chain Waitrose. Laura previously worked for Marks & Spencer as multi channel executive director for five years until September 2016. Before …

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Tesco launches mini avocados

Tesco is stocking rare mini avocados for a limited period. Called Zilla Eggs, they are about a third of the size of regular avocados and weigh around 70g compared with the average avocado weight of around 200g. Launched last Friday (August 18), the fruit is being sold by the supermarket …

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Tesco replaces single use carrier bags with 10p ‘Bags for Life’

Tesco has announced that from August 28 it will stop selling 5p single use carrier bags and will instead only offer 10p Bags for Life. The move follows a successful 10-week trial in Aberdeen, Dundee and Norwich that led to a 25% cut in single-use carrier bag sales. Made from …

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Tesco shoppers create UK’s first ever bespoke Cheddar cheese

Tesco shoppers have made history by creating the UK’s first ever commercially produced bespoke Cheddar cheese. The move came after the retailer called on customers – and British cheese producer Parkham Farms – to help create a Cheddar cheese ‘to delight and satisfy the palates of today’s cheese lovers’. After …

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Tesco becomes first retailer to offer same day grocery delivery nationwide

Tesco has today (Monday July 24) announced it is extending its same day online grocery delivery service across the entire UK, making it the first retailer to offer nationwide same day grocery delivery. Tesco launched same day grocery delivery in London and the south-east in 2014 and is now extending …

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English-grown apricots hit Tesco stores

Tesco says a record amount of English-grown apricots will be available in its stores over the summer. The first of the season’s English apricots are about to hit Tesco stores this week and some 180 tonnes are expected to be picked over the summer- the largest amount ever grown in …

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Tesco proud to support London Pride

Tesco is supporting the Pride Festival in London, with stores across the capital joining in the annual celebration. The Pride Festival runs from Saturday June 24 to Sunday July 9, with the Pride Parade and main events taking place this Saturday (July 8). The Parade is the biggest LGBT (lesbian, …

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Tesco: ‘the retail sector is facing unprecedented challenges’

Tesco plans to consolidate its Customer Engagement Centres (CEC) into a single, expanded operation in Dundee and close its other CEC in Cardiff. The supermarket chain said the moves will allow it to ‘simplify its operations while continuing to offer a high level of customer service over the phone, by …

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