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Two months after Tesco’s former chair John Allan stepped down following allegations of sexual misconduct the ‘Big Four’ grocer has appointed boardroom heavyweight Gerry Murphy to fill the role. Dr. Murphy, an Irish businessman, is already the chairman of luxury fashion brand Burberry and sugar manufacturing business Tate & Lyle, however will step down from [...]
Tesco is considering selling Tesco Bank, according to Sky News which has reported that the supermarket giant has started a review process for its banking arm. The review is at a very early stage, according to insiders, and may not lead to a formal sale process. A partial sale or joint venture may also be [...]
Tesco is to swap cheaper product lines into its convenience stores as shoppers battle the rising cost of living. It revealed that more than 50 everyday products in its smaller Express shops will be replaced by better priced alternatives, many from its own-brand range. The move comes as German discounter rivals Aldi and Lidl have [...]
The Tesco chairman John Allan has been accused of alleged inappropriate behaviour relating to four women, according to reports in the Guardian. Allan, the newspaper claims, allegedly touched the bottom of a senior female Tesco staff member in June 2022, at the firm’s annual general meeting (AGM). He also allegedly touched the bottom of a [...]
While Brits decide what their favourite cut of Turkey is, Tesco has cut its prices for fresh bird to ease cost of living pressures. The supermarket has launched its Christmas initiative for loyal customers, giving club card holders prices of £4 per kilo, down from £5/kg. Turkey crowns will also be down to £8.50 per [...]
An inquiry should be commissioned into whether supermarkets have been “profiteering” during the cost-of-living crisis, the Liberal Democrats have said. Party leader Sir Ed Davey is calling for the competition watchdog to start an investigation into whether food retailers put up the price of goods by more than was necessary to cover the cost of [...]
Tesco is expected to reveal a dip in profits for the past year as the supermarket group grappled with rampant food and drink inflation. The UK’s largest retailer will update investors and analysts over its financial performance for the year to February in an update on Thursday April 13. A consensus of analysts has said [...]
Tesco is reportedly looking replace outgoing chairman John Allan, who is set to step down in 2024. Sources told Sky News’ Mark Kleinman that external headhunters had been appointed to help with the recruitment process. Byron Grote – former BP finance boss and non-executive director of the supermarket chain – will lead the search internally. [...]
Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, will raise hourly pay for about 220,000 store workers by 7 per cent from April – another increase that will likely catch the attention of the Bank of England, which is worried about inflationary pressure in the economy. The supermarket group, one of the country’s largest private sector employers, said a [...]
The former boss of John Lewis has spoken out on the scandals engulfing the CBI and Tesco suggesting that senior staff may have been “turning a blind eye” to bad behaviour. Andy Street, Conservative mayor of the West Midlands, spoke at a Q&A with InHouse where he discussed issues at the lobbying group, the Confederation [...]
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