Tesco sells its retail subsidiary in Thailand and Malaysia for £8bn

Tesco has agreed to sell its southeast Asian operations to Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand for £8.2bn in cash. 
12 Mar 2020
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Tesco should keep its Asian assets

The £7bn that Tesco could get for its Tesco Lotus business in Asia looks enticing. But holding on to it would be smarter, says Matthew Lynn.
15 Dec 2019

Money Minute, Wednesday 2 October: Tesco results and UK construction

Today we get first-half figures from supermarket giant Tesco, the latest ISM Construction Index for the UK, and US payrolls data.
2 Oct 2019
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Tesco cashes out of the mortgage business

Tesco Bank has left the mortgage market by selling its £3.7bn loan book. Its 23,000 customers will be moved to the Halifax, a subsidiary of Lloyds.
5 Sep 2019
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MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
22 Mar 2019

Should you get your child a Jisa?

If you have any money left over once you’ve used up your tax-free allowances, you could consider a junior Isa for your children. But keep an eye on no…
15 Mar 2019
Stocks and shares

Tesco wields the axe

Britain’s biggest supermarket is cutting back on staff and fresh food. Will the move prove counterproductive? Matthew Partridge reports.
31 Jan 2019
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If you'd invested in: Tesco and Associated British Foods

Tesco has seen its market value rise almost 50% in a year, while AB Foods has seen shares slide despite a rise in profits.
27 Jul 2018

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What's behind Tesco’s alliance with Carrefour?

Tesco is clubbing together with French rival Carrefour to bulk buy own-label goods in an effort to cut costs. Will it succeed? Ben Judge reports.
5 Jul 2018

Lessons from Tesco’s turnaround

Retailers have it tough, but Tesco has shown that it’s still possible to thrive, says Matthew Lynn.
1 Jul 2018
Personal finance

When customer loyalty doesn’t pay

Tesco incurred the wrath of shoppers when it announced changes to its Clubcard reward scheme, says Ruth Jackson. But that doesn't mean you should drop…
26 Jan 2018
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Three ugly ducklings to buy now

Alasdair McKinnon of the Scottish Investment Trust tips three bargain British stocks to tuck away in your portfolio.
12 Jan 2018
Personal finance

Should you trust online bank-account aggregators?

Online tools can offer an easy way to keep an eye on your money, but security worries remain. New EU rules could change that next year, says Emma Lunn…
7 Jul 2017

Tesco still has plenty to prove

Tesco announced a solid set of results this month. But investors are still worried about its takeover of food wholesaler Booker.
21 Apr 2017
Stocks and shares

Trouble in store for Tesco?

Tesco is getting a good deal with its bid for wholesaler Booker. But regulators could yet block the merger, says Ben Judge
3 Feb 2017

The best shares to hold for perks and freebies

The days when being a shareholder allowed you widespread perks are all but gone. But some companies do still offer them. Here are just a few.
16 May 2016
Stocks and shares

Report slams Tesco’s bullying

Supermarket giant Tesco has come in for a stern ticking off over claims it bullied suppliers.
28 Jan 2016
Stocks and shares

Tesco sells Homeplus – the jewel in its crown

Tesco has sold Homeplus, its South Korean unit, to a private-equity consortium led by MBK Partners for £4.2bn.
10 Sep 2015
Stocks and shares

The end of the Tesco era

Tesco’s full-year results this week showed the supermarket chain slumping, with pre-tax losses of £6.4bn.
23 Apr 2015
Stocks and shares

Is Tesco turning the corner?

Figures from Kantar Worldpanel, which tracks the supermarket sector, show a 0.3% year-on-year rise in Tesco's profits.
12 Feb 2015
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Shares in focus: The Tesco turnaround

Supermarket giant Tesco is restructuring and its shares are on the up. Should you buy in, asks Phil Oakley.
16 Jan 2015

12 January 1948: Britain’s first supermarket opens

The self-service supermarket came to Britain on this day in 1948, when the London Co-operative Society opened a store in Manor Park.
12 Jan 2015
Stocks and shares

Today’s game-changer: Moody’s just downgraded Tesco to ‘junk’

There was more bad news for embattled Tesco today, after it emerged that credit rating agency Moody’s had downgraded the supermarket to ‘junk’ status.…
9 Jan 2015