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Aneliese Whittaker complained range stereotyped people who wear spectacles

Tesco dropped its supplier after it was found to be selling meat from illegally deforested pasture

Tesco sold beef farmed in Amazon

Tesco has been accused of fuelling the destruction of the Amazon rainforest by selling beef from cattle reared on land stolen from the jungle.

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I thought I'd give Embarrassing Bodies a miss last night. "The focus is firmly on faeces this week," ran the Radio Times billing, a rare acknowledgement from a programme-maker that its product is going to be full of crap but still not the most alluring pitch I've ever read.

Tesco's chief executive Philip Clarke turns down £372,000 bonus payment

Philip Clarke, the chief executive of Tesco, has decided not to take a bonus this year after the grocery giant's issued its first profit warning in 20 years at the start of the year.

Tesco boss Philip Clarke shuns bonus amid results

Supermarket boss Philip Clarke took responsibility for Tesco's dismal UK trading today by spurning his annual bonus worth £372,000.

Asda lifts market shareas sales pick up

Asda, the British arm of the US retail giant Wal-Mart, said sales growth accelerated in its first quarter and it won market share as a focus on low prices and a revamped own-brand range appealed to cash-strapped shoppers.

Sainsbury's profits increase 7.1%

Sainsbury's signalled an end to the supermarket "space race" today when it revealed it would scale back expansion this year.

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Ignore the hubbub, Tesco can still be a major income play

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Sophie Heawood: The baby's screams say it all - we'd much rather be in another supermarket

My friend Wyndham – yes! He's a posho! – went on his inaugural visit to Tesco the other day and came back complaining that he didn't like it, horrible place, why would anyone in their right mind shop there, etc. After I sat him down and patiently explained that we can't all afford Fortnum's, dear, he said he vastly preferred Lidl.

James Moore: Tesco critics must be mad to say it's in a real crisis

The supermarket that ate Britain is still suffering from indigestion. Tesco's doubters had plenty to get their teeth into yesterday. Fresh & Easy? The US West Coast chain that was supposed to be the gateway into the world's biggest market still looks rotten and it's hard to be sure when it might break even.

James Moore: Tesco certainly has issues, but critics must be mad to say it's in a real crisis

Outlook The supermarket that ate Britain is still suffering from indigestion. Tesco's doubters had plenty to get their teeth into yesterday. Fresh & Easy? The US West Coast chain that was supposed to be the gateway into the world's biggest market still looks rotten and it's hard to be sure when it might break even.

Tesco plans £1bn revitalisation

Supermarket giant Tesco is to pump £1 billion into revitalising its business after conceding its UK stores were jaded and under-staffed.

Dairy Crest plants closures leave 500 jobs at risk

Nearly 500 jobs are at risk at plants run by Dairy Crest in Liverpool and Cambridgeshire after the supermarket milk supplier announced plans yesterday to close two dairies.

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