Tesco is Britain’s biggest retailer, operating businesses in the UK, Ireland, Europe and Asia. Founded as a group of market stalls by the legendary Sir Jack Cohen in 1919, the Tesco name first appeared five years later, after Cohen bought a shipment of tea from TE Stockwell. He merged those initials with the first two letters of his surname to come up with the now famous retail name. Tesco has grown to more than 3,000 stores in its core British market, operating across a number of concepts including its Extra hypermarkets, superstores and smaller Express and Metro convenience formats, as well as online via Tesco.com. In addition to its core grocery business, Tesco owns the F&F clothing label and homewares brands Fox & Ivy and Go Cook.
2019-12-11T07:00:00+00:00By Dave Lewis
“Climate change is no longer a long-term problem. It is in sight and hurtling towards us.”
2019-12-11T07:00:00+00:00By Luke Tugby
Tesco has joined forces with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) to track the environmental impact of some of the UK’s most popular foods.
2019-12-09T15:23:00+00:00By Luke Tugby
Incoming Tesco boss Ken Murphy must have been hoping for a relaxed Christmas this year before taking on his new role next spring.