Tesco appoints Broadbent as chairman

TESCO brought months of speculation to an end yesterday by naming City veteran Sir Richard Broadbent as its next chairman.

Tesco moves into online film market

Supermarket giant Tesco moved into yet another new market yesterday with a deal for majority control of the online movie-streaming service Blinkbox.

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Tesco sees UK sales fall

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco revealed a fourth-quarter sales slump today.

Pop into Tesco for a loaf, milk and now… a second-hand car

IT's the shopping list of the future: eggs, milk, toilet roll - and a used Ford Focus. Tesco, Britain's biggest supermarket chain, has launched into the second-hand car market, in the company's latest expansion outside traditional retailing.

Tesco rethink as it closes supermarket bank branches

TESCO has been forced to go back to the drawing board over plans to install bank branches in its chain of supermarkets after a number of pilot schemes were scrapped.

Tesco closures cast a shadow over bank bid

TESCO has suffered a setback to its ambitious plan to create a new bank after being forced to scrap a number of pilot branches within supermarkets and axe almost 40 jobs.

Terry Murden: Tesco may need a little help to break the banking mould

EVERY Little Helps, as they're fond of saying down Tesco way. Well, a few extra sales of financial products in its supermarkets might go some way to helping the company's nascent banking operation take off a little faster.

Tesco is recruiting now… in Slovakia

TESCO said yesterday that it is advertising in Slovakia for store managers to work in Britain despite there being 2.5 million unemployed people in the UK.

Supermarket bank mulls plans for 'Tesco town' at office complex

TESCO Bank harbours ambitions to create a "Tesco town" office complex in the South Gyle area of Edinburgh, according to insiders.

Finance body role for Tesco Bank boss

TESCO Bank chief executive Benny Higgins has been named a board member of Scottish Financial Enterprise.

Judge throws out bias claim by superstore

A JUDGE has rejected claims by Tesco that councillors were biased against it when they voted, to raucous applause, in favour of a rival's plans for a new store.

Apple iPhone helps drive Tesco Mobile

SALES of Apple's iPhone helped to drive Tesco Mobile past the 2.5 million-customer mark on Christmas Day, according to figures released yesterday.

Tesco deal puts tyre firm on right road

BLACKCIRCLES.COM, the Scottish online tyre company, expects a "transformational" deal with Tesco to lift sales by at least 40 per cent when the venture launches next month.

Tesco' growth overseas fails to compensate for poor show on home turf

TESCO'S overseas operations delivered growth in the run-up to Christmas despite a lacklustre performance within its core home territory.

8,000 new jobs 'at risk' from SNP's Tesco Tax

AS MANY as 8,000 jobs could be at risk if the SNP government imposes a controversial supermarket tax, the body representing Scottish retailers has warned.

Asian expansion is driver of Tesco sales growth

Supermarket giant Tesco yesterday revealed strong sales growth in South Korea, China and India as the chain continues its overseas expansion.

Tesco's sales of Scottish produce surge 17%

THE trend for buying locally sourced food has seen sales of Scottish goods at Tesco rise by 17 per cent in the past year.

New jobs in store at Tesco

A NEW Tesco Express has created 14 new jobs for the local community.

Tesco banking on developing markets to continue growth

TESCO continued its raid on the UK banking market as it revealed its financial arm has picked up 200,000 customer accounts in the last six months bringing total numbers to 6.5 million.

Tesco Bank in £59m travel insurance deal with Fortis UK

Tesco Bank has agreed a £59 million deal that will see Fortis UK provide travel insurance to some 170,000 customers each year.

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