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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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Tesco offers 60-minute delivery service in the capital

Tesco is to offer a one-hour grocery delivery service to customers in central London. From this week, customers will be able to order – via the new Tesco Now app – up to 20 items from a range of 1,000 products. Orders are picked in a local store and delivered …

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Tesco announces record 10.5% pay rise for store staff

Tesco has revealed details of a new pay deal for hourly paid store staff. Hourly rates will increase by 10.5% over the next two years, from the current rate of £7.62 to £8.42 an hour by November 2018. The pay will increase in three stages: from £7.62 to £8.02 in …

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Tesco to trial Currys PC World outlets in stores

Tesco and Dixons Carphone have announced a new partnership which will see two Currys PC World concessions opening within Tesco Extra stores this summer. The first store is scheduled to open in July at Tesco’s Milton Keynes Extra store, followed by a second concession at its Weston Favell Extra store …

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Kids go bananas for Tesco’s Free Fruit initiative

Tesco’s ‘Free Fruit for Kids’ initiative has proved a hit with children and parents. The supermarket chain has given out 20 million pieces of free fruit in over 800 stores across the UK since the scheme launched last July. So far kids have enjoyed over six and a half million …

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Tesco introduces monthly Delivery Saver plans

Tesco has extended its Delivery Saver subscription service for online orders, by introducing monthly membership plans. These offer customers the benefits and flexibility of Delivery Saver without having to commit to a six month or yearly plan. The Delivery Saver service has proved popular, with a 25% increase in subscribers …

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Tesco launches health campaign

This week Tesco launched the next stage in its ongoing effort to make healthier choices easier for customers. Running throughout May, the ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign will provide ‘little swaps’, many of which have lower sugar, fat or salt than the regular alternatives; and lower prices on hundreds …

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Tesco raises £40 million for Cancer Research UK

Tesco and Cancer Research UK announced yesterday (Wednesday April 26) that the retailer has raised more than £40 million for the charity over the last 16 years, making the charity partnership one of the biggest ever in the UK. Over £20 million of the total has been raised through Tesco’s …

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