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Two Jack’s stores open in Merseyside

Tesco opened two shops under its new Jack’s brand at Edge Hill and St Helens in Merseyside last Thursday (October 4). The launch of Jack’s is part of Tesco’s centenary celebrations. Over the next six months, Tesco will launch 10-15 Jack’s stores in the UK. The first two branches opened …

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Tesco calls for national approach to recycling

Tesco has begun trialling in-store recycling machines to encourage customers to recycle plastic bottles, which pay customers for every plastic bottle returned. Under the ‘Reverse Vending Scheme’, the trial will take place at selected branches of the supermarket chain, in Borehamwood, Swansea, Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham. The first machine opened …

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Tesco launches Jack’s chain

Tesco has launched a new brand and stores named after the supermarket chain’s founder Jack Cohen. The retailer said: ‘Part of the Tesco family, Jack’s will bring customers great-tasting food at the lowest possible prices: eight out of 10 food and drink products will be grown, reared or made in …

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Jamie Oliver joins Tesco’s healthier eating campaign

Celebrity chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver is joining Tesco to help make it easier for the nation to eat well and live healthier lives. As a first step this month, Jamie will front up the supermarket chain’s ‘helpful little swaps’ in-store, where healthier alternatives offer reduced levels of sugar, salt …

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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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