Stocks and shares

Not such a Merry Christmas for supermarkets

The festive period provided no let up for the beleaguered supermarket sector.
8 Jan 2015
Stocks and shares

Deep cuts and big sales: Is this a Tesco turnaround?

Tesco shares rose by over 10% following the unveiling of CEO Dave Lewis' plans to turn the supermarket giant around.
8 Jan 2015

The 12 worst investments of 2014, #5: Tesco

Tesco shares almost halved in value in the last year, as it faced competition from discount supermarkets and suffered the mother of all accounting sca…
28 Dec 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco’s chamber of horrors

Long-time rumours of Tesco squeezing its suppliers to bolster profits have more than a grain of truth to them.
11 Dec 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco: an ongoing disaster area

Tesco has issued its fourth profit warning of the year, and its shares are tanking. Matthew Partridge looks at what's gone wrong as it lurches from on…
9 Dec 2014
Stocks and shares

Tough times for Tesco chief Dave Lewis

Tesco's new CEO Dave Lewis risks further infuriating shareholders with his talk of bonus packages, says Kam Patel.
28 Oct 2014
Spread betting

Tesco shares – is it time to buy in now?

Is all the bad news now in Tesco's share price? John C Burford examines the supermarket's share charts to see if it's time to buy.
24 Oct 2014
Share tips

Don’t let Tesco put you off investing in retail stocks

Tesco is having a terrible time. But there are some attractive retail stocks out there, says Ed Bowsher. Here, he picks two of his favourites.
24 Oct 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco shares could tank below a pound

Tesco is in big trouble. Its half-year results make grim reading, its chairman is leaving, and the share price is plummeting. Phil Oakley looks at whe…
23 Oct 2014

How incentive schemes can go horribly wrong

As Tesco has demonstrated, the wrong kind of incentive scheme can be disastrous, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
1 Oct 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco’s shabby accounts scandal

Shares in Tesco hit new lows after the supermarket launched an investigation into its dubious accounting.
25 Sep 2014

This is no buying opportunity – Tesco goes from bad to worse

Tesco’s share price has slumped, after profits were overstated by £250m. But don’t be tempted to buy, says Phil Oakley. The price has a lot further to…
22 Sep 2014

What’s Tesco’s dividend cut tells us about the future for stocks

Don't bet Tesco's dividend cut is a one-off, says Matthew Lynn. There could be much more to come.
5 Sep 2014

Company in the news: Tesco

Supermarket giant Tesco has slashed its dividend. Phil Oakley explains what that means for investors.
5 Sep 2014
Share tips

A perfect storm for Tesco

The supermarket faces tough challenges – so should you wait for a better time to buy? Phil Oakley investigates.
28 Jul 2014
Share tips

Should you invest in Tesco?

Ed Bowsher asks if the appointment of Dave Lewis as its new CEO means you should go out and buy Tesco shares.
28 Jul 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco gets a new boss – but it’s not time to buy yet

Tesco may be making changes at the top, but the supermarket giant will struggle to return to its glory days, says Ed Bowsher.
21 Jul 2014

It’s time for an orderly retreat in the supermarket wars

The big four supermarkets could spend billions taking on the discounters. But the City should not allow them to, says Matthew Lynn.
30 Jun 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco launches current account offering 3% interest

Tesco Bank, the supermarket giant’s banking arm, has launched its first current account, giving customers 3% interest on balances up to £3,000.
10 Jun 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco in trouble as sales slump

Sales in the supermarket giant have continued to disappoint, with no let-up in sight.
5 Jun 2014
Share tips

Shares in focus: Who to back in the supermarket wars

Morrisons has declared a price war on its supermarket rivals. Will there be any winners, and who should you back? Phil Oakley investigates.
24 Mar 2014
Share tips

Is now a good time to pick up supermarket stocks on the cheap?

Shares in Britain’s supermarkets are tanking. Morrisons has issued a profit warning. Tesco and Sainsbury’s are in the mire too. Ed Bowsher asks if it'…
14 Mar 2014
Stocks and shares

Tesco revamps its revamp

The supermarket giant has announced an overhaul of its turnaround strategy for its UK business.
27 Feb 2014
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Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Morrisons: a rotten day for retailers

Three of Britain’s biggest retailers have reported disappointing sales figures. Ed Bowsher looks at what's going wrong, and whether there is any cheer…
9 Jan 2014