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  1. May 23, 2013

    Tesco paid £3m to two outgoing directors

    Tesco revealed that it paid £3m to two outgoing directors as executives lost out on their bonuses after the worst slump in...

  2. March 5, 2013

    Sun European poised to buy Dreams

    Sun European Partners, the private equity group, is poised to acquire Dreams, the beds retailer that was put up for sale...

  1. February 28, 2013

    Mason poised for return to UK retail

    Tim Mason, the former head of Tesco’s US business, is poised to return to British retail in a senior role at Sun European...

  2. December 7, 2012

    Tesco must count cost of foreign forays

    Tesco finally pulled the curtain down on its ill-fated American adventure this week, setting up a review of its US business...

  3. December 5, 2012

    American dream that died for Tesco

    From its 300,000 square ft manufacturing facility shimmering on the edge of the California desert, to its supermarkets...

  4. December 5, 2012

    Tesco retreats from lossmaking US foray

    Tesco’s chief executive has drawn the curtain on the British grocer’s ill-fated foray into the US, confirming the likely...

  5. December 4, 2012

    Tesco signals end of American dream

    Tesco is set to signal today that it is calling time on its American dream, with a review of its lossmaking Fresh & Easy...

  6. May 4, 2012

    Tesco taps Adams to lead Turkey arm

    One of the key lieutenants in Tesco’s Fresh & Easy venture is to lead its operation in Turkey in a reshuffle of the...

  7. April 13, 2012

    Crunch time for Tesco over UK revival

    Philip Clarke, chief executive of Tesco, must next week convince investors that he has a viable plan to revive the...

  8. April 11, 2012

    Tesco to shake up advertising strategy

    Tesco is to shake up its multimillion-pound advertising strategy as it strives to win back British shoppers. The UK’s...

  9. March 6, 2012

    Fresh & Easy seen as model for UK

    Many of the features that Tesco plans to introduce in its UK stores are reminiscent of its lossmaking US business, Fresh &...

  10. February 28, 2012

    Tesco shakes up UK marketing team

    Tesco has shaken up its domestic marketing operations in the wake of its recent profit warning, as its UK market share fell...

  11. January 13, 2012

    Tesco defends director’s share sale

    Tesco was on Friday forced to defend a £200,000 share sale by a senior director in its UK business just over a week before...

  12. January 10, 2012

    Tesco to shut 12 more Fresh & Easy stores

    Tesco will mothball a further 12 stores at its Fresh & Easy chain, as it strives to stem losses at the fledgling US business...

  13. November 11, 2011

    Marketing chief leaves Tesco’s Fresh & Easy

    Simon Uwins, chief marketing officer at Tesco’s US business, has left the group in a shake-up of the lossmaking Fresh & Easy...

  14. September 5, 2011

    Bridging the pond is a stern test for retailers

    Tim Mason, chief executive of Fresh & Easy, is showcasing some of the freshly prepared meals that he believes are one of the...

  15. July 22, 2011

    Fresh & Easy: it’s all about location

    From Mr Paul Wolsfeld. Sir, I’m a frequent shopper at Fresh & Easy. Starting a new supermarket chain from scratch (in a...

  16. FT Alphaville

    July 20, 2011

    Mason takes on wider role at Tesco

    Tim Mason, chief executive of Tesco’s Fresh & Easy chain, is spending about a third of his time outside of the US in his new...

  17. July 19, 2011

    Mason takes on wider role at Tesco

    Tim Mason, chief executive of Tesco’s Fresh & Easy chain, is spending about a third of his time outside of the US, in his...

  18. July 19, 2011

    Tesco putting focus on refreshing US chain

    Tim Mason, the chief executive of Fresh & Easy, is admiring a marketing display in a store in Whittier, Los Angeles, when he...

  19. FT Alphaville

    July 18, 2011

    Tesco to trial loyalty card at US operation

    Tesco is poised to trial a version of its successful Clubcard loyalty scheme in the US, as it strives to stem losses at its...

  20. FT Alphaville

    July 18, 2011

    Tesco to trial US loyalty card

    Tesco is poised to trial a version of its successful Clubcard loyalty scheme in the US, as it strives to stem losses at its...

  21. July 17, 2011

    Tesco to trial loyalty card at US operation

    Tesco is poised to trial a version of its successful Clubcard loyalty scheme in the US, as it strives to stem losses at its...

  22. June 29, 2011

    Tesco asked to review US operations

    A group that works with US union-sponsored pension funds has written to incoming Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent...

  23. May 31, 2011

    Tesco rings changes on boardroom pay

    In heeding top shareholders’ calls for a “one for all” approach to awarding management, Philip Clarke, Tesco chief...

  24. May 31, 2011

    Tesco’s chiefs in harmony

    A rejig of the controversial pay arrangements of Tim Mason, US boss of Tesco, reprises Rolf Harris’s toe-curling hit Two...

  25. February 28, 2011

    Next slides as FTSE 100 edges lower

    Next was among the FTSE 100’s sharpest fallers on Monday as cost concerns sent the retailer sliding. The sector was under...

  26. September 20, 2010

    Tough times for Tesco’s American dream

    Colin Smith was driving his Lexus round London in June 2004 when Sir Terry Leahy, chief executive of Tesco, called on his...

  27. July 2, 2010

    Investors censure Tesco on pay plans

    Tesco has suffered a sharp shareholder rebuke as close to half of its investors refused to support its pay plans.A third of...

  28. June 22, 2010

    Tesco in shake-up of Fresh & Easy supply chain

    Tesco is taking over the US operations of two key suppliers to its fledgling Fresh & Easy business after its...

  29. June 22, 2010

    Tesco supplier shake-up in US

    Tesco is taking over the US operations of two key suppliers to its fledgling Fresh & Easy business after its...

  30. June 21, 2010

    Tesco takes over Fresh & Easy suppliers

    Tesco is taking over the US operations of two key suppliers to its fledgling Fresh & Easy business after its...

  31. June 9, 2010

    Leahy announces his surprise early retirement from Tesco

    Sir Terry Leahy, who as chief executive over the past 14 years has driven Tesco from a UK market leader into being the...

  32. FT Alphaville

    June 8, 2010

    Like-for-like at Tesco

    The end of an era at Britain’s largest retailer. From the RNS: Sir Terry Leahy has decided, after an outstanding career at...

  33. October 5, 2009

    Tesco's media spree points to new US push

    Tesco has embarked on the first significant advertising campaign for its Fresh & Easy stores as Britain's biggest retailer...

  34. October 5, 2009

    Tesco puts ad muscle behind US business

    Tesco has embarked on the first significant advertising campaign for its Fresh & Easy stores as it fights to make a success...

  35. October 4, 2009

    Tesco’s media spree points to new US push

    Tesco has embarked on its first significant advertising campaign for its Fresh & Easy stores as Britain’s biggest retailer...

  36. March 5, 2009

    Recession and the price of luxury

    John Gapper's blog: I am not sure I believe the assertion by John Rishton, chief executive of the Dutch food retailer...

  37. November 13, 2008

    Fresh & Easy chief reins in plans to expand beyond the West Coast

    Tim Mason, chief executive of Fresh & Easy, yesterday performed his biggest U-turn since taking the helm at Tesco's...

  38. June 21, 2008

    The Week

    General Retailers Tesco is apparently not discouraged by suggestions of poor results at its Fresh & Easy chain in the US....

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