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Tesco pilots lower prices for Clubcard holders

Grocery giant Tesco has tried out a scheme giving Clubcard loyalty scheme members lower prices at the till.

Tesco was reported by the Sunday Times to to have lowered prices for Clubcard holders on 20 randomly selected groceries in 50 branches over a week-long trial.

The experiment was similar to a programme run by Amazon in its Whole Foods chain, enabling Prime members to get discounts.

7-Eleven looks to make UK comeback

7-Eleven looks to make a return to the UK after registering a trademark

The convenience store once had 57 shops in the UK before selling out to Budgens for £5.8m in 1998, The Times reported.

7-Eleven operates 66,000 shops worldwide through a franchise model.