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Tesco has taken the "unprecedented" step of shelving advanced plans to open UK stores, as the grocery giant focuses on improving its estate and opening smaller stores.

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Sainsbury's bags a Jubilee lead over Tesco

Sainsbury's has again shown the grocery sector market leader Tesco a clean pair of heels as first-quarter sales rose because of the Diamond Jubilee and its clothing range designed by the TV celebrity Gok Wan.

Tesco sales fall again amid alert on its £1bn push

Tesco has posted its fourth consecutive quarter of falling UK underlying sales, prompting analysts to warn its £1bn investment plan to turn around its domestic trading could be a "marathon".

James Moore: Tesco's playing the blame game is not cricket when they can hit rivals for six

Outlook:A revived corps of rivals are eager to take back business Tesco once took away from them

Tesco upbeat despite new sales dip

Tesco struggled to convince the market it is back on track today despite reporting a record £1 billion of Jubilee week sales.

Sainsbury's out-trades Tesco on UK food sales

Retail giants' results set to show a marked difference in performance

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