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Rumour Has it Tesco is Going After Lidl and Aldi With its Own Discount Stores

Tesco is one of the biggest companies in the UK, and you can tell because there are Tescos everywhere - be they Express, Metro, Regular or Extra. If rumours are to be believed, though, there may be a fifth kind of Tesco hitting the streets. A discount version designed to compete with the likes of Aldi and Lidl. Read More >>

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Tesco Tests Cashless Checkouts and Mobile Self-Scanning

Tesco is using an innovation hotbed within its Welwyn Garden City headquarters to test a wholly cashless shopping experience, with staff who shop at the in-house mini Tesco Express using their mobiles to scan their own shopping, and simply walking out with it to leave the apps and passwords and clever things to handle payment in the background. Read More >>

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Fire-Sale Alert: Tesco Direct is Sluicing the Junk out of its Warehouses Ahead of July 9 Closure

A machine that cooks chips. A plastic bed with a pink princess on it. Lamps and duvets and curtains and things. That's what you can expect to find in the Tesco Direct pre-shutting clearance sale, should you be bothered enough to sort through the intermixed pages of deals and not-really-deals to find the genuine discounts. Read More >>

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Tesco Removes Jolly Fox Hunting Fancy Dress Costume

Tesco has removed a fox hunting costume from sale on its online shopping portal, after anti-hunting campaigners discovered the thing and caused quite the furore about the unfortunate item. Read More >>

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Tesco Wants its Staff to Start Eating Leftover Food

Tesco's had an idea about what to do with the spare food that it can't even give away to food charities — get its workers to eat it all. Read More >>

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Tesco Delays its Clubcard Changes Until June

Earlier this week, we reported that Tesco had announced it was changing its Clubcard Rewards system – rewards worth 4x the face value of your Clubcard vouchers had been changed to be worth just 3x. Those changes had gone live immediately, but due to a backlash from customers, Tesco has backtracked their decision, giving customers a grace period until June. Read More >>

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Earn Tesco Clubcard Points? Your Rewards Have Just Lost Some Value

As of yesterday, Tesco has changed the value of its Clubcard Rewards. Advertising it as a move to "simplify" the scheme, it actually means that most of us will now get less from our earned points than we did previously. Read More >>

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Paying 10p For a Posh Carrier Bag Revulses Tesco Customers into Change

Tesco is about to bin the cheap 5p plastic bag option it currently offers, meaning only the posher, thicker, Bag for Life choice will remain for people who didn't bring a big enough rucksack for their crisps and cheese. Read More >>

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Tesco Is Making Its Same-Day Delivery Service Available Nationwide

Having seen the scary future where Amazon steals all its customers, Tesco has decided to act fast and roll out its same-day delivery service nationwide. Tesco says that it can cover 99% of households in the UK, and orders placed by 1pm will be delivered the same evening. Read More >>

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Tesco Clubcard Goes Contactless, Adds Uber and Hotels.com Rewards

The Tesco Clubcard has had a makeover. The new cards, being sent out to customers soon, are contactless, and controversially, the supermarket giant has added Uber to its rewards partners. Why is the move controversial? Well because London's 21,000 black cab drivers are livid again, that's why. Read More >>

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Tesco Launches One Hour Delivery with Tesco Now

A few weeks ago we found out that Tesco was testing a one hour delivery system, imaginatively called Tesco Now. Today the supermarket chain has announced that whole story wasn't a phoney leak, because Tesco Now is a very real thing. Read More >>

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Clubcard Points for Uber Rides Rumour Could Trigger Cabbie Tesco Boycott

There's something new for taxi drivers to be angry about today, as reports suggest that Tesco might be about to do a deal with ride-enabling app Uber -- letting customers use clubcard points to pay for trips home with their newly acquired doughnuts and cheese. Read More >>

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Currys PC World Is Coming To A Tesco Near You

Tesco may already sell a lot of tech to its punters, but in two of its stores, the retail giant plans to plonk Currys PC World mini-shops. At least we assume their mini-shops, perhaps Tesco is also planning to create a "Synecdoche, New York" type arrangement of a giant warehouse containing a whole civilisation. Read More >>

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It Looks Like Tesco is Testing One Hour Deliveries

In this day and age it feels as though having to wait for our deliveries is a breach of our human rights. Even next day delivery isn't enough for some people, which is why one-hour delivery is slowly becoming a thing. That latest company to jump on that bandwagon seems to be Tesco. Read More >>

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Tesco is Trialling Digital Receipts

Watching customers fumble with their awkwardly stacked change and receipts is no longer doing it for Tesco staff -- seriously, why’s it always coins on top? -- who have decided to trial a paperless system, similar to the one Argos already offers. Read More >>