Category list : Tesco
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Next online to sell F&FSubscription
Next will now sell F&F, Tesco’s fashion brand, via its ecommerce site.
Womenswear boosts fashion sales at TescoSubscription
A strong performance by Tesco’s womenswear range helped boost its fashion sales over the Christmas period.
Asos technical director Richard Zubrik will leave the etailer to join Notonthehighstreet as chief technology director.
Jason Tarry, currently group chief product officer at Tesco, will become chief executive for UK and Republic of Ireland at the supermarket, after Charles Wilson steps down.
Retailers demand action on slaverySubscription
Marks & Spencer, Clarks and Tesco have joined the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner in calling for government to take stronger action to eliminate slavery in the supply chain.
Tesco Direct to closeSubscription
Tesco has announced it will shut down its Tesco Direct website, which sells its F&F clothing brand and homewares, saying there is “no route to profitability” for the site.
Tesco UK boss Davies to become N Brown chairmanSubscription
Tesco’s UK chief executive Matt Davies has been named as the new chairman of online clothing retailer N Brown Group.
Tesco threatened with £4bn equal pay claimSubscription
Tesco is facing a potential demand for up to £4bn in back pay, as female shop workers claim they earned less than male counterparts.
Tesco shake-up means 1,700 jobs are at riskSubscription
Tesco has announced it is set to “simplify” its operational structure, and 1,700 jobs will be affected in a bid to streamline customer experience.
Last year: 41
Next pilots Tesco shop-in-shop launchSubscription
Next has joined forces with Tesco on a one-off shop-in-shop debut at the supermarket’s Surrey Quays Extra store.
Tesco swings axe on F&F franchise teamSubscription
Tesco has made redundancies in clothing brand F&F’s franchise team, Drapers has learned.
Tesco CEO to appear as witnessSubscription
Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis is reportedly to appear as a witness in a fraud trial involving three former executives at the supermarket.
Retailers including John Lewis Partnership and Tesco have signed up to a new scheme designed to open up more managerial positions to those working part time.
N Brown unveils Tesco tie-up as profits fallSubscription
N Brown Group’s adjusted profit before tax fell 8.7% to £80.6m in the year to 4 March as it invested in improving its offer to drive future growth.
A revival in clothing sales at supermarkets and a boom in revenues at etailers are driving growth in the value clothing sector, a new report from retail thinktank Fung Global Retail & Technology has found.
Tesco fined £129m over accounting scandal Subscription
Supermarket giant Tesco has been fined £129m by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for false accounting in 2014.
Tesco is to reimburse 140,000 current and former workers a total of £9.7m after it failed to pay them the national living wage.
Bosses from Asos, John Lewis and Amazon are due to sit down with the business secretary next week in a bid to persuade the government to include retail in its new industrial strategy.
Ebay has appointed Rob Hattrell as its new UK vice president from his current role as director of general merchandise at Tesco.
Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are taking on retailers at the top end of the high street, stealing market share and exploiting demand for formalwear and athleisure.
Tesco to cut 500 distribution staffSubscription
Tesco is planning to close two of its distribution centres, including one for fashion, leading to a net loss of 500 jobs.
Position last year: 36 (alongside Jason Tarry)
Tesco eyes further Arcadia concessionsSubscription
Tesco may expand the number of Arcadia concessions hosted in its branches, in an effort to profitably fill spare space in large stores.
Arcadia is to open Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Wallis and Miss Selfridge concessions within the Tesco Long Eaton store in Nottingham as part of a £1.5m refit before Christmas.
Arcadia is “considering various options” to replace the £100m annual revenue generated through Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton concessions within BHS stores, Drapers understands.
Tesco sales rise 0.3%Subscription
Tesco has increased UK like-for-like sales by 0.3% for the first quarter ending May 28, compared with the same period in 2015.
Tesco Ireland workers postpone strikeSubscription
Staff at 70 Tesco stores in Ireland have postponed a strike over changes to contracts that union officials say will result in “significant” pay cuts for some employees.
Tesco will begin selling clothing brand F&F through its main website from June, meaning its customers will have to pay a £2 charge on click-and-collect orders under £30 for the first time.
Tesco Ireland staff to strike on Monday Subscription
Staff at 70 Tesco stores in Ireland will strike on May 16 over changes to contracts that union officials say will result in “significant” pay cuts for some employees.
Tesco returns to growth in fourth quarterSubscription
Tesco’s F&F Tesco’s F&F Tesco has reported UK like-for-like sales growth of 0.9% in the fourth quarter, while group like-for-like sales increased by 1.6% during the same period.
Return to growth expected for TescoSubscription
Tesco’s turnaround plan is beginning to take hold as the supermarket chain is expected to report its first quarter of positive sales in more than three years this week.
Tesco is reportedly considering a sale of its loss-making restaurant chain Giraffe, in a bid to generate funds to turnaround its ailing core business.
Tesco launches mobile payment appSubscription
Tesco has launched a mobile payment service called PayQwiq that can accept payments of up to £400.
Chief executive of Tesco Dave Lewis has called Chancellor George Osborne to review an increase in business rates ahead of Wednesday’s (March 16) budget.
Prime Minister David Cameron held a meeting with top retail bosses behind closed doors last week as he looked to gain support over the EU referendum.
Karen Millen has appointed Tesco chief customer officer Robin Terrell as non-executive director.
Tesco mulls 39,000 job cuts over three yearsSubscription
Tesco is considering cutting 39,000 store roles over the next three years, according to a leaked document.
The Drapers Interview: F&F's Richard Price Subscription
Tesco to increase store staff wages by 3.1%Subscription
Tesco will increase store staff wages by up to 3.1% to an hourly rate of £7.62 from July 3.
Tesco to cut Sunday and overtime paySubscription
Tesco is to cut pay on Sundays and overtime rates for workers in an effort to cut costs.
Tesco Ireland to cut pay for 1,000 staffSubscription
Tesco Ireland is seeking to move 1,000 staff to new contracts, resulting in significant pay cuts.
Clothing suppliers urged to keep faith in F&FSubscription
Tesco has sought to reassure F&F suppliers following an investigation that found the supermarket knowingly delayed some payments to improve its finances.
Tesco shareholders to claim £100m in damagesSubscription
Shareholders in Tesco could claim at least £100m in damages following the accounting scandal at the supermarket.
Tesco sales edge up 2.1%Subscription
Tesco has reported a 2.1% rise on group like-for-like sales for the six weeks to January 9 due to “lower prices” and “improved customer service” at the supermarket.
Maison Seven, which operates womenswear etailer Atterley.com, has appointed administrators and ceased to trade.
Tesco has announced plans to charge £2 for click-and-collect services on non-food orders under £30 from the beginning of next month.
F&F signs Davina McCall for active rangeSubscription
Tesco’s clothing arm F&F has signed TV presenter and fitness enthusiast Davina McCall as the face of its active range for spring 16.
Tesco’s biggest investor slashes stakeSubscription
Tesco’s biggest investor, Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, sold a large portion of its stake in the supermarket in the run-up to Christmas.
Top 10 people moves of 2015Subscription
Want to know which hires, fires, resignations and management restructures got you talking in 2015? With the year drawing to a close, we take a look back at our top 10 most read people moves stories from the past year.