All Tesco articles – Page 5

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    Local council calls on Tesco to keep out


    One of Britain's most passionate struggles against the growth of the multiple supermarket chains has received the backing of local councillors

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    Tesco reveals massive expansion


    Tesco has announced plans to open 2.4million sq ft of selling space - equivalent to 80 superstores - in Britain this year.

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    Tesco self-scan ‘dehumanises’


    A supplier of epos systems has urged convenience retailers to take advantage of their ability to offer customers meaningful interaction at the till. Phil Lee, business director of Torex P C, told visitors to last week's Food and Drink...

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    Sheringham says no to Tesco... again


    The Norfolk town of Sheringham has taken its battle to keep out Tesco into its 14th year with its latest refusal of the multiple's planning application.

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    Harefield retailers unite to fight new Tesco store


    Despite a joint effort from Londis and Spar retailers to keep Tesco out of Harefield, London, the supermarket chain has re-applied for planning permission to build a new store in the area.

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    2,000 hours to see off Tesco


    A convenience store retailer who has spent more than 2,000 hours and thousands of pounds battling a Tesco development in Ottery St Mary, Devon, is about to find out if all his hard work has paid off.

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    Tesco to take Express route for expansion


    Tesco has suggested it is preparing a new assault on the convenience sector which would see it double its existing portfolio of small format Express stores.

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    Blues for Tesco and Everton after stadium plan rejected


    A 400m football stadium and retail park development in Liverpool has been refused permission on the grounds that it would have had harmful effects on the vitality and viability of the local community

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    Tesco holds fire on Holmfirth store


    Tesco has withrawn its application to build a 5,500sq m store in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, home of the long-running BBC series Last of the Summer Wine. The supermarket chain had applied to build the store on a site two miles outside of the...

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    Raj rallies his town to take on Tesco


    Londis retailer Raj Aggarwal is leading the fight to keep a Tesco One Stop store out of Wigston, Leicester, where he owns a store

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    Tesco’s planning tactics under fire


    Tesco has been found guilty of making misleading claims to support its planning application for a new supermarket in Essex, the second time in recent weeks that the retail giant's tactics have been questioned. In an earlier case, a letter of support...

  • Blog

    Editor’s comment: Does Tesco have any friends any more?


    Does Tesco have any friends any more? Although the company is, on the whole, widely respected in the retail trade, it also has some very active opponents. The retail giant has increasingly come under...

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    Tesco in fake letter storm


    Retailers and residents in Leeds are angry after a letter in support of plans to build a Tesco store was found to be a fake. The discovery has sent the planning process into chaos with hundreds of other documents having to be checked to...

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    Nora Batty fans fight Tesco plans


    Residents and store owners in one of England's most famous TV towns are banding together to oppose a Tesco store which they believe will spoil the charm of their iconic home.

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    Tesco appeal success shows Inquiry's flaws


    Retailers are fuming after the Competition Appeals Tribunal upheld Tesco's appeal against the proposed 'competition test'.

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    Tesco loses price battle


    A small rural retailer has launched a war on Tesco s prices in a bid to change the public perception that small shops are pricier than the supermarkets. Pablo Dimoglou, who owns Yaxham Waters Farm Shop in Yaxham, Norfolk, is offering...

  • Dear Jac

    Dear Jac: Feedback on Tesco


    Do you trade near a Tesco Express? I need feedback

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    Tesco stalls over CC test


    Tesco has been accused of stalling for time after beginning an appeal which is likely to delay the implementation of the Competition Commission s (CC) recommendations for the grocery market

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    OFT to investigate Tesco acquisition


    The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is to investigate Tesco s take-over of an independent supermarket in Barnstaple, Devon. Brian Ford s Discount store was bought by a property firm on behalf of Tesco in 2003. It was only in August that Tesco s...

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    Tesco planning veto boosts small stores


    Tesco s proposed development in Sheringham, Norfolk, has been turned down a decision which local MP Norman Lamb predicted would send shockwaves through the planning system nationally .