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# Tesco

Last month
November 2023
Judge refuses to grant stay to freight company storing containers in breach of planning permission
Stateline Freight claimed a failure to grant it time to make alternative arrangements will have a major economic impact on importers and exporters using Dublin Port.
This year
Supermarket sweeps: Aldi and Lidl respond as Tesco cuts prices on 700 products
Both German retailers claim their prices are already lower or comparable.
Tesco has today lowered prices on more than 700 products, which Michael McGrath says is "quite a significant turning point" for grocery price inflation.
The move follows more than a year of continuous increases on everyday essentials that has strained household budgets.
Aldi and Lidl have issued statements responding to the Tesco announcement.
Tesco home delivery workers to lose higher pay rate over roster change
The grocery giant is reducing its delivery window for orders, meaning employees will no longer work during ‘unsociable’ hours.
'Money today for data tomorrow': Why are Tesco Clubcard prices so appealing?
‘It’s right there in front of you, the value that this company puts on knowing about you, it’s right conspicuously there and undeniable.’
Aldi in UK to lift restrictions on fresh vegetables as shortages ease
Customers were limited to a maximum of three cucumbers, lettuce, salad bags, broccoli, cauliflower and raspberries per purchase.
Tesco says its Ireland stores are unaffected by UK overhaul of 2,100 jobs
It announced that it will extend changes to store management roles, shut remaining counters and hot delis and shut a number of in-store pharmacies as part of the shake-up.
Last year
Irish shoppers turn to cheaper cuts of meat in light of cost of living crisis
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
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
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
Almost 100 Tesco security workers face losing their jobs by the end of the month.
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
All time
Tesco recalls some of its Finest range cheese due to listeria fears
Point-of-sale recall notices will be displayed in all Tesco stores.
Boost for supermarkets as sales of mince pies, Christmas biscuits and alcohol soar ahead of festive season
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
Consumers are being warned not to eat the sausage product.
Aldi and Lidl remove all non-essential middle aisle products
Aldi said this decision was made after receiving further clarification from the government.
Tesco to create 450 full-time jobs across the country
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
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?
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 grew by nearly 122% in August.
Court hears mothers were ‘moments from feeding infants baby food laced with blade fragments’
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
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
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
The Data Protection Commissioner will now investigate the alleged breach.
Tesco recalls own branded pesto products over undeclared peanut content
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
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
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
One man in his 20s and another in his 40s have been arrested.
Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK
Irish operations will not be affected by the cuts.
Dunnes Stores comes out on top - just - as the most popular supermarket in Ireland
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
All of the affected 750ml bottles are dated best before March 2020.
Dunnes Stores is the most popular supermarket in Ireland
Meanwhile, Aldi enjoyed the largest jump in growth.
Tesco recalls own brand cheese over E.coli fears
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Mandate Trade Union said employees have been left with no other option.
These ‘mam shops’ are jam-packed with absolute gems
We’ve had a change of heart.
Strikes to take place at two Tesco stores in lead up to Christmas
Workers at the stores will strike on three dates, and there is a possibility that the strike may spread.