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# tesco - This year 2022

Irish shoppers turn to cheaper cuts of meat in light of cost of living crisis
# Cheap Cuts
# Cheap Cuts

Irish shoppers turn to cheaper cuts of meat in light of cost of living crisis

Oct 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 30,733 Views 37 Comments

Shoppers are moving into cheaper protein meats and cheaper cuts, said one retailer’s spokesperson.

Irish grocery prices have increased at their fastest pace this year in nearly a decade
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Irish grocery prices have increased at their fastest pace this year in nearly a decade

Apr 4th 2022, 1:31 PM 16,332 Views 35 Comments

To “mitigate supply chain pressure”, supermarkets are running fewer promotions, Kantar said.

Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company
# Security Guards
# Security Guards

Tesco security staff given extra week to decide between severance and moving to new company

Feb 23rd 2022, 11:34 AM 46,575 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this month almost 100 Tesco security workers were told their jobs could be lost by the end of February.

'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

'Good job in the pandemic lads, now you're gone': Tesco security guards shocked at job losses

Updated Feb 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 103,771 Views 87 Comments
  • Almost 100 Tesco security workers face losing their jobs by the end of the month, Órla Ryan reports
  • Security guards said they were verbally abused and spat on during the pandemic and have now been made to feel "disposable"
  • "I've worked for this company since I was 16 years of age, I literally do not know anything else," one man told us

# tesco - Last year 2021

Tesco recalls some of its Finest range cheese due to listeria fears
# CHEESED OFF
# CHEESED OFF

Tesco recalls some of its Finest range cheese due to listeria fears

Jan 14th 2021, 6:41 PM 19,627 Views 12 Comments

Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in all Tesco stores.

# tesco - All time

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
# Kantar
# Kantar

Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season

Dec 14th 2020, 1:09 PM 11,520 Views 15 Comments

Dunnes Stores leads the way in terms of market share, just ahead of Supervalu, according to the latest Kantar figures.

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco recalls batch of chorizo slices over presence of listeria

Nov 18th 2020, 8:16 PM 23,310 Views 12 Comments

Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products
# Shopping
# Shopping

Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products

Oct 29th 2020, 4:27 PM 122,660 Views 94 Comments

Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.

Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country
# Retail
# Retail

Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country

Oct 29th 2020, 7:16 AM 22,744 Views 22 Comments

The supermarket chain said it is also to create 700 temporary positions for the Christmas period and is already recruiting for these roles.

Two boys offered €10k compensation after drinking out-of-date milk from Tesco
# Sour Milk
# Sour Milk

Two boys offered €10k compensation after drinking out-of-date milk from Tesco

Oct 15th 2020, 4:43 PM 85,099 Views 0 Comments

The milk was bought from Tesco in Ashbourne on 29 December last, three days after the expiry date on the bottle.

Safety first, selection boxes second: What will Christmas week look like in Irish supermarkets this year?
# Christmas Crowds
# Christmas Crowds

Safety first, selection boxes second: What will Christmas week look like in Irish supermarkets this year?

Oct 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 57,101 Views 44 Comments

Tesco Ireland’s chief operating officer has urged shoppers not to panic.

Online grocery sales are booming but an 'increased sense of security' is driving us back into supermarkets

Online grocery sales are booming but an 'increased sense of security' is driving us back into supermarkets

Sep 21st 2020, 1:34 PM 24,886 Views 11 Comments

Online grocery sales grew by nearly 122% in August.

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’
# England
# England

Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’

Aug 11th 2020, 6:06 PM 58,996 Views 0 Comments

Nigel Wright, 45, denies planting the shards of metal in the baby food found in the Rochdale branch of Tesco.

Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping
# Online Shopping
# Online Shopping

Tesco said it is now prioritising the elderly and those most in need for online shopping

Apr 8th 2020, 7:15 PM 49,198 Views 35 Comments

The firm said that the changes have already resulted in over 2,000 more deliveries for over 65 customers.

Supermarkets hiring hundreds of employees to meet Covid-19 demand
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Supermarkets hiring hundreds of employees to meet Covid-19 demand

Mar 22nd 2020, 1:32 PM 41,614 Views 51 Comments

Tens of thousands of people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis.

Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Tesco 'apologises unreservedly' after customer in self-isolation has details leaked on WhatsApp

Mar 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 131,745 Views 0 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner will now investigate the alleged breach.

Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content
# Nuts
# Nuts

Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content

Jan 10th 2020, 6:07 PM 10,175 Views 6 Comments

The products may not be safe for anyone who has a peanut allergy.

Tesco halts production of Christmas cards at Chinese factory over alleged forced labour
# China
# China

Tesco halts production of Christmas cards at Chinese factory over alleged forced labour

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:49 AM 34,764 Views 27 Comments

A young girl reportedly received a batch of cards with a message from one of the workers.

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin
# Beef
# Beef

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

Updated Dec 9th 2019, 9:58 AM 27,337 Views 54 Comments

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

Two men arrested after double ATM is stolen from Tesco store
# Robbery
# Robbery

Two men arrested after double ATM is stolen from Tesco store

Dec 7th 2019, 4:29 PM 39,570 Views 0 Comments

One man in his 20s and another in his 40s have been arrested.

Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK
# Tesco
# Tesco

Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK

Aug 5th 2019, 7:10 PM 39,455 Views 49 Comments

Irish operations will not be affected by the cuts.

Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Jul 29th 2019, 11:35 AM 28,786 Views 42 Comments

Dunnes has a market share lead of 0.2% over Tesco in the latest figures from Kantar.

FSAI recalls four flavours of Tesco Finest Fruit Presse due to fermentation
# Recall
# Recall

FSAI recalls four flavours of Tesco Finest Fruit Presse due to fermentation

Jul 22nd 2019, 1:52 PM 12,866 Views 5 Comments

All of the affected 750ml bottles are dated best before March 2020.

Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland

Jul 1st 2019, 6:12 PM 33,898 Views 49 Comments

Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears

May 1st 2019, 8:35 PM 13,343 Views 8 Comments

The possible presence of Shiga toxin producing E.coli is the reason for the recall.

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k
# Personal Injury Claim
# Personal Injury Claim

Child who was in womb when mother collided with Tesco shopping trolley awarded €45k

Feb 22nd 2019, 3:13 PM 50,179 Views 0 Comments

The judge presiding over the case said it was a most unusual one to come before the courts.

Tesco drew down €3m from government fund to 'go green' with its lighting systems
# Low Carbon Retailer
# Low Carbon Retailer

Tesco drew down €3m from government fund to 'go green' with its lighting systems

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 19,092 Views 20 Comments

The fund, which is used to help reduce emissions, has been repaid in total by Tesco Ireland.

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan
# Axed
# Axed

Tesco announces up to 9,000 job cuts in the UK under wide-scale restructuring plan

Jan 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 19,868 Views 34 Comments

Jobs will be cut amid plans to shut fish, meat and cheese counters at some stores.

FactCheck: Are supermarkets required to accept plastic packaging, if you leave it at the checkout?
# Recycling
# Recycling

FactCheck: Are supermarkets required to accept plastic packaging, if you leave it at the checkout?

Jan 26th 2019, 10:00 PM 61,236 Views 92 Comments

Supermarkets have pledged that they take extensive efforts at recycling, but do they have to accept if you want to leave them behind?

Tesco worker fired after removing bottle of wine worth less than €20 from store
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Tesco worker fired after removing bottle of wine worth less than €20 from store

Jan 3rd 2019, 5:23 PM 116,453 Views 65 Comments

Although the retail worker successfully sued the supermarket, the Labour Court found she contributed to her dismissal.

Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing
# Workplace
# Workplace

Tesco worker 'sent home because of his beard' awarded €2.5k following Labour Court hearing

Dec 31st 2018, 8:00 AM 42,021 Views 0 Comments

The man maintained he always kept his beard neat and tidy, and he should not have been suspended.

Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow
# Sligo And Leitrim
# Sligo And Leitrim

Tesco 'extremely disappointed' as more workers go on strike today and tomorrow

Dec 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 23,790 Views 29 Comments

Mandate Trade Union said employees have been left with no other option.

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems
# Not Your Mam's Shop
From The Daily Edge
# Not Your Mam's Shop

These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems

Dec 15th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,636 Views 4 Comments

We’ve had a change of heart.

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas

Dec 2nd 2018, 3:25 PM 50,503 Views 35 Comments

Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.

An irate Lidl accuses rivals of 'planned and sustained campaign' to block it building new stores
# Supermarket Wars
# Supermarket Wars

An irate Lidl accuses rivals of 'planned and sustained campaign' to block it building new stores

Nov 22nd 2018, 12:05 AM 41,319 Views 49 Comments

Lidl said the majority of its planning applications are usually accepted anyway, but accused its rivals of seeking to delay the process.

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars
# Kantar
# Kantar

Dunnes Stores regains top spot in Ireland's supermarket wars

Oct 22nd 2018, 2:09 PM 24,614 Views 42 Comments

Dunnes Stores accounted for 22.1% of the consumer spend in the latest period.

Tesco CEO warns it could stockpile food for Christmas time in UK if there's a no-deal Brexit
# Contingency Plans
# Contingency Plans

Tesco CEO warns it could stockpile food for Christmas time in UK if there's a no-deal Brexit

Oct 3rd 2018, 8:29 PM 16,252 Views 17 Comments

It was a good start to the year for Tesco, but Brexit looms large.

Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria
# Recall
# Recall

Bags of unwashed spinach and mixed leaves recalled over presence of bug-causing bacteria

Sep 28th 2018, 11:41 AM 49,171 Views 27 Comments

Consumers have been warned about the detection of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria in two batches of the leaves.

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

Farmers struggling to pay bills, call on retailers to increase price of milk

Sep 16th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,258 Views 62 Comments

The IFA has said the low prices offered in some shops are “unsustainable”.

Glanbia recalls batches of Avonmore soup over concerns they have been contaminated with plastic
# Recall
# Recall

Glanbia recalls batches of Avonmore soup over concerns they have been contaminated with plastic

Sep 14th 2018, 7:30 PM 14,185 Views 19 Comments

Twelve batches of soup with two different ‘best before’ dates are affected.

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