Tag Archives: Tesco

It’s Pimm’s o’clock in the Tesco freezer aisle

The English fruit cup brand Pimm’s is to be launched on British high streets as an ice lolly. Pimm’s POPS, which contain just 32 calories, will be exclusively available at nearly 700 Tesco stores across the UK. Tesco ice cream buyer Sonia Morland said: “These refreshing ice lollies are a …

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Tesco UK & ROI ceo steps down due to illness

Tesco has announced several changes to its board and executive committee effective from today (Monday July 16). Charlie Wilson will step down as CEO Tesco UK & ROI and from the board, but remain on the executive committee. In a statement, the supermarket chain said: ‘Following an operation to remove …

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Brits stock up on heatwave goods as BBQ fever continues

England’s World Cup trail and the heatwave moving into its third week has seen Brits continuing to host al fresco BBQ parties this week, according to Tesco. The supermarket chain reports that the high temperatures have created huge demand for BBQ food, beer, wine as well as ice and electric …

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Tesco supports Pride with Bags of Help

LGBT+ groups across Britain will be celebrating Pride with the chance to bag themselves a share of over £75,000. The community groups and charities are all taking part in the latest round of Tesco’s community grant scheme Bags of Help. The initiative, which is run in partnership with environmental charity …

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World Cup and heatwave promise biggest UK BBQ parties for years

With temperatures nudging the early 30s and England’s World Cup campaign continuing this weekend, Tesco says most of its customers have one thing on their minds: stocking up for BBQ parties. For the last week, sales of BBQ food, salad vegetables, ice cream, beer and wine have been the most …

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Tesco and Carrefour to create ‘long-term strategic alliance’

British supermarket chain Tesco and French hypermarket chain Carrefour have announced their intention to enter into a long-term, strategic alliance. In a statement issued this morning (Monday July 2), the retail giants said: ‘The Alliance will cover the strategic relationship with global suppliers and the joint purchasing of own-brand products …

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Tesco to end brand guarantee scheme

Tesco announced today (Monday June 25) that it will end its brand guarantee scheme on July 16. Introduced three years ago, the scheme offered customers a price match on branded goods when they bought 10 or more items (including at least one eligible branded product) in larger stores or online, …

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England set to be world champions – in the beer stakes, says Tesco

With the World Cup under way, Tesco predicts that England are set to become world champions – when it comes to beer sales. The supermarket chain claims that of the countries competing in the football tournament, English lagers, ales and craft beers are so popular that they dwarf the beer retail …

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Football fans set for month-long food & drink fiesta

Four weeks of football action kicks off today (Thursday June 14) with the start of the World Cup in Russia. Tesco predicts that over the course of the tournament, it will sell nearly 140 million bottles and cans of beer; more than 2 million pizzas; more than 60 million bags …

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Tesco Direct set to cease trading next month

Tesco has announced that it is ‘refocusing’ its non-food business by closing its non-food website Tesco Direct. The supermarket chain said that following a review, it has decided that ‘despite our best efforts, there is no route to profitability for this small, loss-making part of the business’. Tesco Direct sells …

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