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Talking shop October 2015 - Wal-Mart, Auchan, X5

13 Nov 2015

Multinational grocery retailers demonstrated a various different strategies to grow their sales and expand their consumer reach over the past month. Here is just-food's round-up of some of the major developments at your retail customers during October. 

US/UK: Tesco "nears deal with Yucaipa for Fresh & Easy"

10 Sep 2013

Tesco is reportedly set to agree a deal to sell the bulk of its Fresh & Easy operations in the US to Yucaipa, the investment vehicle of billionaire Ron Burkle.

US/UK: Tesco "nears deal with Yucaipa for Fresh & Easy"

10 Sep 2013

Tesco is reportedly set to agree a deal to sell the bulk of its Fresh & Easy operations in the US to Yucaipa, the investment vehicle of billionaire Ron Burkle.

Comment: Organic growth priority for prudent Ahold

13 Feb 2013

Ahold's exit from its ICA retail venture in Scandinavia and the Baltics looks set to net the Dutch company a cool US$3.4bn - but do not expect the Albert Heijn and Giant Food owner to go on an acquisition spree.

US: Tesco cuts Fresh & Easy HQ jobs

21 Jan 2013

Tesco has cut jobs at the head office of Fresh & Easy, as it continues a strategic review that could lead to the firm's exit from the struggling US grocery chain.

US: Tesco cuts Fresh & Easy HQ jobs

21 Jan 2013

Tesco has cut jobs at the head office of Fresh & Easy, as it continues a strategic review that could lead to the firm's exit from the struggling US grocery chain.

US: Tesco expands eatwell range at Fresh & Easy

9 Jan 2013

Tesco has expanded the range of foods available under its eatwell line at Fresh & Easy stores in the US, even as the retailer considers selling the struggling unit.

US: Tesco expands eatwell range at Fresh & Easy

9 Jan 2013

Tesco has expanded the range of foods available under its eatwell line at Fresh & Easy stores in the US, even as the retailer considers selling the struggling unit.

UPDATE: UK/US: Tesco: We did all we could on Fresh & Easy

5 Dec 2012

Tesco CEO Philip Clarke today (5 December) insisted the UK retailer had given its US chain Fresh & Easy "our best shot" as he outlined plans to possibly sell the business.

UPDATE: UK/US: Tesco: We did all we could on Fresh & Easy

5 Dec 2012

Tesco CEO Philip Clarke today (5 December) insisted the UK retailer had given its US chain Fresh & Easy "our best shot" as he outlined plans to possibly sell the business.

UK/US: Tesco "to announce review of US business"

4 Dec 2012

Tesco is reportedly set to announce a strategic review of its US business, which could lead the UK's largest retailer to quit the market after five years.

US: Peanut butter recall expanded further

8 Oct 2012

A recall of New Mexico-based manufacturer Sunland's peanut butter - which is believed to be contaminated with salmonella - has expanded to now include 240 products.

WRC 2012: Fresh & Easy "fighting nicely" - Tesco CEO Clarke

19 Sep 2012

Tesco CEO Philip Clarke today (19 September) insisted the UK retailer would continue to persist with Fresh & Easy, the US chain that has concerned some in the City.

WRC 2012: Fresh & Easy "fighting nicely" - Tesco CEO Clarke

19 Sep 2012

Tesco CEO Philip Clarke today (19 September) insisted the UK retailer would continue to persist with Fresh & Easy, the US chain that has concerned some in the City.

UK/US: Tesco faces new Fresh & Easy criticism

2 Jul 2012

Change to Win has launched a fresh attack on Tesco's US operations.

UK/US: Tesco faces new Fresh & Easy criticism

2 Jul 2012

Change to Win has launched a fresh attack on Tesco's US operations.

The verdict from the City: Tesco's trading update

11 Jun 2012

Tesco's trading update for the first quarter of its financial year included another fall in underlying UK sales and the retailer continues to face questions over its domestic performance. However, some in the City found some positives, although one surprise came from the sharp slowdown in sales growth in the US.

UK: Tesco claims "solid" Q1 despite weak UK sales

11 Jun 2012

Tesco, the UK's largest retailer, said this morning (11 June) its performance in the first quarter of its financial year had been "solid" despite another period of falling domestic like-for-like sales.

US: Fresh & Easy launches Ready to Cook range

21 May 2012

Tesco's US Fresh & Easy business has launched a range of ready-to-cook meals.

US: Fresh & Easy launches Ready to Cook range

21 May 2012

Tesco's US Fresh & Easy business has launched a range of ready-to-cook meals.

GLOBAL: Tesco announces executive changes

8 May 2012

Tesco has announced a series of executive changes that will affect its operations in the US, China and Turkey.

UK: Tesco "steps up pace" of UK turnaround

6 Mar 2012

UK retailer Tesco has stepped up the pace of its UK overhaul and plans to deliver what it had initially tasked itself with as a three-year programme of investments in just 12 months.

The most-read comment articles on just-food in 2011

23 Dec 2011

Our comment pages in 2011 looked at Tesco's challenges in the US, the uncertainty that surrounded the country's largest dairy processor, Dean Foods, the disposals made by the UK's largest food manufacturer, Premier Foods plc, and the price war that developed between Australia's two largest retailers, Woolworths Ltd and Coles.

2011 in review - Retail giants battle consumer weakness, corporate turmoil

22 Dec 2011

A slump in consumer confidence and a turbulent year at a corporate level for some major retailers were defined 2011. Dean Best looks back at a tumultuous year for the world's major food retailers.

UK: Tesco reports UK sales drop, Asia slowdown in Q3

8 Dec 2011

Shares in Tesco fell this morning (8 December) after the retail giant reported another quarter of falling UK sales and revealed a "sharp" slowdown from its operations in Asia.

Comment: Tesco's Clarke rolls up sleeves after shaky start

6 Oct 2011

Timing is everything in life. And few people will be feeling that sentiment more this week than Sir Terry Leahy, the former chief executive of Tesco, and his successor Philip Clarke.

Retail and self service - the evolving market trends

14 Sep 2011

In part two of this month's just-food management briefing, Glynn Davis looks at the success - or otherwise - that retailers have had with self-service technology and considers where the sector could go next.

Talking shop: Tesco's Japan exit prompts more questions

2 Sep 2011

Tesco's decision to quit Japan is Philip Clarke's first significant strategic move as CEO but the move has led industry watchers to wonder if the UK retailer could leave othe international markets, Dean Best writes.

US: Tesco takes Fresh & Easy to Sacramento

1 Sep 2011

Tesco has taken its US chain Fresh & Easy to Sacramento, California's state capital.

US: Tesco takes Fresh & Easy to Sacramento

1 Sep 2011

Tesco has taken its US chain Fresh & Easy to Sacramento, California's state capital.

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