Tag Archives: Tesco

Using technology for a good cause

UK-based enterprise digitisation company, TAAP, can provide a retailer with a waste management solution in partnership with charities. The InStore Food Surplus technology gives access to available food donations in a ‘virtual basket’. Retail World spoke to TAAP Account Director Andrew Murphy (pictured) at CEBIT in Sydney last week. Mr …

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Tesco’s meat aisles now contend with plant-based food

A new own-brand range of affordable plant-based foods has been launched by Tesco into 450 of its stores. This will see the British grocery chain have one of the largest selections of plant-based foods on the UK high street. Plant-based food trend of decade Tesco’s plant-based food has become the …

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Tesco to maximise convenience with Metro stores changes

Tesco is implementing operational changes to the way it runs its Metro stores in the UK. According to the retailer, they will simplify and reduce processes and administrative tasks across all 153 Tesco Metro stores. Tesco says these changes will allow them to serve shoppers better and to run the …

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What is it like to work at the UK’s top retailers?

Working in the retail sector offers a much more positive experience than those in other sectors, finds a new report. Based on LinkedIn’s annual report of the most sought-after companies to work at in the UK, Power House Truths has curated and dissected over 210,000 employee reviews to see where …

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Jamie Oliver teams up with Tesco to tackle food waste

Jamie Oliver and Tesco are collaborating on a new training program to teach people to cook with donated food. According to the UK supermarket giant, The Tesco Community Cookery School with Jamie Oliver “will teach over 1,000 community cooks on how best to use surplus food donations to help stop …

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Tesco and VW take charge with electric cars

Tesco and Volkswagen say they’re developing the UK’s largest retail electric vehicle (EV) charging network. Customers will be able to charge their electric cars using a normal 7kW charger for free. Or they’ll be able to use a ‘rapid’ 50kW charger for a small cost in line with market rates. …

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Tesco to remove more ‘best before’ dates

Tesco will remove over a hundred more ‘best before’ dates from its fruit and vegetables. It’s doing so, it says, as part of its commitment to reducing food waste. The UK retail giant will scrap ‘best before’ dates on 116 additional products, including apples, oranges, cabbages and asparagus. This follows …

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Pay rise for Tesco UK’s sustainable dairy farmers

Tesco’s Sustainable Dairy Group Farmers (TSDG) in the UK will soon receive more money for the milk they produce. From November 1, Tesco will increase the price it pays farmers from 30.17ppl (54.38¢) to 31.24ppl (56.31¢). This higher price follows Promar updating its yearly cost tracker budget for the year …

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