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    1. October 3, 2014

      Tesco takes delivery of $50m corporate jet

      Tesco has taken delivery of a new Gulfstream 550 corporate jet, valued on the open market at more than $50m, just days after...

    2. October 1, 2014

      Succession plans earn a role at the top

      The best and the worst of UK plc succession planning have been on display in recent days. On the positive side,...

    1. September 23, 2014

      Probe may slow Tesco’s turnround strategy

      Investors and suppliers turned their attention to Tesco’s governance issues and the lack of oversight by management in the...

    2. September 23, 2014

      Tesco shareholders shift focus to chairman after profits overstatement

      Shareholder attitudes have hardened against Sir Richard Broadbent, chairman of Tesco, one day after the grocer revealed it...

    3. September 22, 2014

      Tesco in turmoil after profits overstatement

      Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer and one of its great corporate success stories of the last decade, has been thrown into...

    4. September 22, 2014

      Tesco rocked by shift in power balance with suppliers

      It was not the call a company executive wants to receive late on a Friday afternoon. But that was when a member of Tesco’s...

    5. September 1, 2014

      New Tesco chief pledges to address loss of market share

      Dave Lewis rallied staff on his first day as chief executive of Tesco with a promise to restore the UK’s largest grocer as...

    6. August 31, 2014

      Is Manchester United the new Tesco?

      Take a rock-solid British company: a market leader at home for years, in which time it has achieved increasing penetration...

    7. August 29, 2014

      Tesco pledges ‘decisive action’ after profit warning

      Tesco slashed its dividend and spending plans as it issued its biggest ever profits warning on Friday, saying the “prudent...

    8. August 21, 2014

      Supermarket price war prompts first annual drop in UK food spend

      A cut-throat pricing battle between Britain’s big supermarkets has contributed to the first annual drop on record in the...

    9. July 29, 2014

      Wm Morrison marches in step with discounters

      Nearly three years ago to the day, Tesco veteran Andy Higginson announced he was quitting the supermarket, having lost out...

    10. July 27, 2014

      Britain’s turbulent shopping aisles

      Whatever sins can be laid at the door of Philip Clarke, complacency is not among them. For much of his three-year tenure as...

    11. July 27, 2014

      Tesco chief Lewis faces heavy to-do list to turn round retailer

      When Dave Lewis takes over as chief executive of Tesco in October, after the sudden ousting of Philip Clarke last week, he...

    12. July 25, 2014

      Why a good chief should tackle succession head on

      This week, succession planning – or the lack of it – became a hot topic in the City of London, as two FTSE 100 companies...

    13. July 23, 2014

      The inside story of how Clarke’s tenure at Tesco came to an end

      Clarke’s time at Tesco For 30 years, Tesco has sponsored a charity “pro-am” golf tournament the day after the Open...

    14. July 21, 2014

      Lewis’s first task is to ensure price is right

      When Dave Lewis takes over as chief executive of Tesco from Philip Clarke in October, there will be one issue at the top of...

    15. July 21, 2014

      Tesco rivals hit by Clarke departure

      The sudden departure on Monday of Tesco’s chief executive, Philip Clarke, put shares in rival supermarket chains in a spin....

    16. July 21, 2014

      Tesco: Clarke, not Superman

      The 2 per cent rise in the share price says it all. Such was the relief at the departure of Tesco chief executive Philip...

    17. July 21, 2014

      A stepping stone links Tesco’s Philip Clarke and Man Utd’s Moyes

      Shortly after Philip Clarke made his surprising – and, it turns out, prescient – admission at a conference in March that his...

    18. July 21, 2014

      Basket of problems awaits incoming Tesco chief, warn analysts

      Dave Lewis will have a shopping basket full of problems as the incoming chief executive of Tesco, retail analysts have...

    19. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning, New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Mission Finance, why money matters: L Randall Wray, professor of economics at the...

    20. July 21, 2014

      Tesco tops FTSE 100 after chief quits

      Tesco shares hit the top of the FTSE 100 on Monday after chief executive Philip Clarke announced the end of a torrid three...

    21. July 21, 2014

      Philip Clarke failed to build on Leahy legacy at Tesco

      Philip Clarke was due to celebrate 40 years at Tesco with a swanky party on Tuesday thrown by the retailer’s chairman, Sir...

    22. July 21, 2014

      Tesco bows to City and loses CEO

      Change at Tesco Tesco bowed to pressure from City investors on Monday ousting its chief executive Philip Clarke and...

    23. July 10, 2014

      Marks and Spencer finance chief jumps ship for Tesco

      Alan Stewart, finance director of Marks and Spencer, has been appointed to the same role at Tesco, in a surprise switch that...

    24. June 4, 2014

      Tesco loses its ‘emotional connection’ amid dismal trading

      Tesco’s dismal trading Philip Clarke, chief executive of Tesco, will next month celebrate 40 years of service at the company...

    25. June 4, 2014

      Analysts react to Tesco sales slump

      Tesco’s first-quarter trading statement has revealed that the supermarket retailer has suffered its worst trading...

    26. FT Alphaville

      June 4, 2014

      The (early) lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Paul charts litigation risk for banks. Dan has a brief look at what makes a company...

    27. June 4, 2014

      Tesco chief dashes hopes of quick revival

      The chief executive of Tesco has warned that first quarter trading at Britain’s biggest retailer was the worst he had seen...

    28. May 28, 2014

      Supermarket price war set to bite into Tesco sales

      Tesco is poised to report its worst quarterly trading in decades next week as Britain’s biggest retailer struggles to turn...

    29. May 22, 2014

      Laurie McIlwee’s Tesco severance inches towards £1m

      Laurie McIlwee, who resigned as Tesco finance director in April, will receive a pay-off of almost £1m, according to the...

    30. May 6, 2014

      Tesco to launch smartphone

      Tesco is poised to launch a smartphone towards the end of this year, building on its low-cost tablet, as it seeks to turn...

    31. April 22, 2014

      Tesco fires fresh salvo in grocery price battle

      Tesco has ratcheted up its price campaign, paring the cost of online delivery, and announcing a fresh wave of price cuts on...

    32. April 16, 2014

      Tesco makes sales gains in central Europe

      Tesco’s international operations are showing signs of stability with an upturn in central Europe, as the company prepares to...

    33. April 16, 2014

      Clarke faces race against the clock in bid to turn round Tesco

      Tesco may be showing signs of improvement in central Europe, but the performance of its domestic arm, which generates...

    34. FT Alphaville

      April 16, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Dan has a look at credit issuance, which is healthy, wealthy, and happening in size....

    35. April 16, 2014

      Tesco: unexpected item in bagging area

      Bad news is not coming in threes for Tesco, but in a stream of painful hits. The shares are a quarter lower than at this...

    36. April 16, 2014

      Tesco helps retailers bounce on FTSE

      Shares in Tesco were at the top of the FTSE Eurofirst 300 after its full-year results were largely free of nasty surprises,...

    37. April 16, 2014

      Tesco chief vows to stay course with turnround plan

      Philip Clarke, chief executive of Tesco, said he would press ahead with his £1bn turnround plan for the supermarket despite...

    38. April 15, 2014

      Tesco investor calls on chief Clarke to check out

      Philip Clarke, chief executive of Tesco, is facing calls from some of its top shareholders to step down, amid the escalating...

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