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The Tesco Chainstore Massacre

Paul Kingsnorth

1st May, 2006

How one small English town took on a superstore - and won more...
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Titnore vs. Tesco

Jan Goodey

9th April, 2009

One of the country’s longest standing tree-camps is determined to see off Tesco, its planned new hyperstore and allied £3bn development at Titnore Woods, Durrington, near Worthing. more...
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TV chef raises £87,000 to pay Tesco for shareholders resolution

Peter Clark & Ranajo Dezanett

12th June, 2008

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has reached the target of £86,888 set by Tesco to print and distribute leaflets to its shareholders. more...
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Tesco announce £1.99 chicken

News

7th February, 2008

The supermarket chain has reached a new low with a special offer chicken sold whole for £1.99. more...
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The future of waterways

Tom Savory

1st January, 2008

Parliament has recommended it, Sainsbury’s has tried it and Tesco is doing it, but what is the future for sustainable transport along the UK’s inland waterways? more...
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How to be free: going off your trolley

Tom Hodgkkinson

1st January, 2008

Now here is an ecological pub quiz question: who wrote the following phrase and when? more...
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Milk cartel accused of price fixing

News

21st September, 2007

The Office of Fair Trading has accused the big four supermarkets of colluding with dairies to artificially increase the cost of dairy foods. more...
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Andrew Simms' book, Tescopoly

Andrew Simms

7th June, 2007

Confused when shopping? Wondering if, when you go into the nation’s favourite supermarket, you’re getting the maximum green bang for your buck? Andrew Simms’ latest book, Tescopoly, is a forensic investigation of all things Tesco – including the chain’s green and ethical credentials. Forget the hype, he says, Tesco’s most recent charm offensive, the Good Neighbour policy, launched in May 2006, isn’t good enough. Could Britain’s largest retailer do it better? Take a look at Tesco’s Plan A – then read Plan B
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‘I’m walking into the jaws of hell’

Katharine Hamnett

1st May, 2007

Katharine Hamnett tells how Choose Love, her
new line with Tesco, is her attempt to change the
nasty business of making and selling clothes
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Competition Commission - what is it good for?

News

12th April, 2007

Unless the Competition Commission fails to act to curb the power of supermarket chain Tesco, 'people will be justified in questioning exactly what the Commission is for', says Andrew Simms, Director of the think-tank the New Economics Foundation (NEF). more...
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Tesco calls for the word 'local' to be redefined

News

3rd April, 2007

Tesco, under pressure from the Competition Commission's inquiry into its share of the UK supermarket sector, has called for a redefinition of the term 'local'. more...
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The Battle Against Tesco

News

30th January, 2007

The battle of local communities against Tesco is much larger than first thought with over 80 local campaigns against the supermarket. more...

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Competition Commission goes softly softly on Tesco

News

23rd January, 2007

The Competition Commission - the government body charged with investigating whether companies are stifling competition within markets - has published its 'emerging thinking' document on the actions of the major supermarkets. more...

It's good to talk (...the talk)

News

22nd January, 2007

BT has become the latest company to proclaim its green credentials, pledging to cut its emissions of carbon dioxide by 80 per cent by 2015. more...
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Tesco demolishes Co-Op store

News

17th January, 2007

Tesco is bulldozing a Co-Op supermarket in Slough despite being ordered to sell it to a rival by the Office of Fair Trading.
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Neighbourless Hoods

Paul Kingsnorth

1st December, 2005

Churches turned into pubs. Brooding Victorian warehouses replaced with sparkly identikit apartments. Family shops and independent cafes bankrupted by Starbucks, Tesco’s et al. When will we wake up to this grim, placeless reality? more...
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The case against Prunella Scales, the case against Jamie Oliver

Jeremy Smith

1st September, 2004

The most successful celebrity endorsement ever, Prunella Scales’ TV ads have added more than £2.2 billion to Tesco’s profts. And yet she says she really cares about the environment. more...
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Beware the buyer

Joanna Blythman

1st September, 2004

Supermarkets are keen to portray themselves as loyal and supportive business partners, nurturing suppliers in their quest for the best deal for consumers. more...
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Every little helps: TESCO

Jeremy Smith

1st September, 2004

Are you a ‘premium loyal’, a ‘loyal low spender’, a ‘can’t stay away’… or don’t you care? Tesco does, and uses the data collected from your loyalty card to dictate what you buy, when you buy and how much you buy. more...
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Special Report Supermarkets: checkout

Joanna Blythman

1st September, 2004

I had always wondered what it was like to work at a supermarket checkout. So when I stumbled upon an article about a Tesco scheme called Twist – short for Tesco Week In Store Together – I took my chance. more...

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