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Viewpoint: Baptism of fire for new Tesco CEO Lewis

Tesco's dealings with suppliers appear to be at the centre of the latest problem to emerge at the UK's largest retailer. And it is an issue...

How City reacted to Tesco's profit over-statement

Tesco seems to be lurching from one bad news story to another. The UK retailer today (22 September) admitted it had over-stated half-year pr...

On the money: City faith in UK meat firm Hilton

Shares in Hilton Food Group, the UK meat supplier, took a hit today (9 September) after the company issued a note of caution about its near-...

Why whole sector should take heed of meat scrutiny

The meat supply chain is in the spotlight this week, with allegations in the UK and China of poor and potentially unsafe practices at firms...

Latest Interviews

Interview: What are keys to success on Twitter? 17 Apr 2014

Katy Askew

With over 200m regular users worldwide tweeting more than 500m times each day, the potential on offer for brands to reach consumers via microblogging site Twitter is self-evident. To succeed on Twitter, brands need to become a relevant, informative and amusing part of an evolving two-way conversation. Katy Askew spoke to Twitter UK sales director Dara Nasr about how food manufacturers and retailers can insert themselves into the dialogue.


Interview: Sainsbury's "redefining" convenience 1 Apr 2014

Katy Askew

The development of digital platforms has transformed how retailers interact with consumers in the UK. To Sainsbury's, the interaction between physical and digital platforms is key to delivering a full consumer experience. This requires a portfolio that spans the spectrum of formats, Kevin Barrett Sainsbury's director of space and formats, tells just-food.

Latest News

Editor's choice: highlights on just-food last week 13 Oct 2014

Dean Best

just-food reported direct from the annual IGD industry convention in London this week, with a leading light in the grocery retail sector ruffling a few feathers with comments about manufacturers and retailers. Elsewhere, China's Bright Food made its latest deal in Europe, with the acquisition of Filippo Berio olive oil owner Salov and we interviewed the CEO of Finsbury Food Group after the UK baker announced a move for local peer Fletchers Group.


Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words 13 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Emmi flogged its Italian Trentilatte yoghurt business, while Kellogg sold the Loma Linda brand to Atlantic Natural Foods. Elsewhere, UK baker Finsbury Food Group moved to buy local peer Fletchers Group, while US private-equity firm BBX Capital made its second confectionery acquisition in a week. At the annual IGD Convention in London, UK retail veteran Andrew Higginson caused a stir by hitting out at the country's grocers.


UK suppliers, grocers "must reset relationship" 7 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Andrew Higginson, the deputy chairman of Morrisons and former Tesco finance director, has said branded suppliers and supermarkets must "reset" their relationship in a bid to revive a stagnant sector.


Tesco chairman mulls exit, fifth exec suspended 7 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tesco chairman Richard Broadbent is reportedly mulling his departure from the firm, which is presently caught up in an accounting scandal after it overstated its half-yearly profits.


Czech organic food firm Spojené Farmy set for sale 7 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Spojené Farmy, a Czech supplier of organic food, is set to be sold to CPI Property Group, a local real estate company.

Latest blogs

Finance watchdog launches probe into Tesco profit overstatement 1 Oct 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Tesco's troubles continued today (1 October) with its disclosure that the UK's Financial Conduct Authority is investigating the retailer's overstatement of its half-year profits.


Amid the turmoil, Tesco sales continue to slide 23 Sep 2014

Dean Best

Mixed news this morning for Tesco. The under-pressure UK retailer has managed to install new CFO Alan Stewart earlier than planned. However, fresh sales data out of the UK shows Tesco's sales remain in the doldrums.

Company research

Tesco Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

Tesco Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

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Tesco PLC - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Tesco PLC - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & All

Project Synopsis: MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity unde...

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