City Views: Where do you think Tesco went wrong and what is your view on the CEO change?

PAUL O’REILLY | VIRTUAL 1

I believe that Tesco should get rid of sections such as gardening and homeware. Also, Tesco was wrong to introduce auto-checkouts, as it needlessly cut of hundreds of jobs. I have no view on the CEO change other than I hope he will improve the company.

RICHARD HILL-TOUT | SAUL TRUSTEE COMPANY

Tesco focuses too much on money and not enough on what the customers want. The brand is too big and so are the shops themselves. I never shop in Tesco and instead shop at Ocado, because you get what you pay for, and with much better quality.

KATIE HILL | SOCIAL INVESTOR ADVISOR FOR THE CITY OF LONDON

I think Tesco invested too far east, and didn’t focus or even realise what people want there, which then saw money wasted. I hope the new CEO Dave Lewis, who created the Dove products, will put Unilever’s ethics into Tesco to make it ethical and profitable.

These views are those of the individuals above and not necessarily those of their company

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