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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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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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