Feb 27, 2013 11:21 EST
Supermarkets must start supporting high quality British produce, farming leaders said on Wednesday amid the horsemeat scandal.
Feb 27, 2013 06:40 EST
Tesco will bring meat production closer to home as part of measures in response to the horsemeat scandal, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
Feb 18, 2013 00:01 EST
Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Mumbai on a three-day trade-focused visit clouded by a corruption scandal over British-made helicopters sold to New Delhi.
Feb 11, 2013 12:38 EST
London shares closed higher on Monday, boosted by demand for mining stocks amid signs of recovery in the global economy, dealers said.
Jan 16, 2013 04:57 EST
Supermarkets were investigating their supply chains on Wednesday after traces of horsemeat were found in burgers at major chains including Tesco and Iceland.
Jan 16, 2013 03:28 EST
Traces of horse meat have been found in burgers on sale in Britain and Ireland at supermarkets Tesco and Iceland.
Jan 15, 2013 22:54 EST
Tesco admitted that horse DNA had been found in burgers sold in its supermarkets, and also by high-street rival Iceland.
Jan 04, 2013 12:29 EST
London shares closed at an 18 month high on Friday following the release of US jobs data that investors hoped might keep the US Federal Reserve in support mode.
Dec 05, 2012 12:38 EST
European stock markets rose on Wednesday, unruffled by grim news on the eurozone and British economies.
Dec 05, 2012 02:34 EST
India's government, which lost its majority in September, faced a test of its ability to marshal support in parliament on Wednesday with a vote on a contentious recent reform of the retail sector.
Dec 04, 2012 15:06 EST
India's government faced a test of its ability to survive as a minority administration Tuesday as opposition lawmakers slammed its decision to allow in foreign supermarket giants such as Walmart.
Dec 04, 2012 07:52 EST
India's struggling government endured a stormy parliamentary debate on Tuesday as opposition lawmakers demanded it reverse a decision to allow in foreign supermarket giants such as Walmart.
Dec 04, 2012 02:14 EST
The Indian government Tuesday braced itself for a test of strength as parliament debated reforms ahead of a vote on allowing in foreign supermarkets, a policy that has revitalised opposition parties.
Dec 03, 2012 12:28 EST
London shares closed little changed on Monday as worries about fresh eurozone debt talks offset positive Chinese and eurozone manufacturing data, dealers said.
Nov 29, 2012 05:12 EST
India's government has conceded to opposition pressure to allow lawmakers a vote on allowing foreign supermarkets in the country, in a bid to end a parliamentary deadlock that has stalled key reforms.
Nov 26, 2012 07:23 EST
Garment workers in Bangladesh staged mass protests on Monday to demand the end of "deathtrap" labour conditions after the country's worst-ever textile factory fire in which 110 employees died.
Nov 26, 2012 05:31 EST
Garment workers staged mass protests Monday to demand the end to "deathtrap" labour conditions after Bangladesh's worst-ever textile factory fire, as a new blaze sparked fresh panic and terror.
Nov 11, 2012 02:49 EST
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the economic "gloom and doom" clouding the country in recent years has been dispelled and that he is determined to push ahead with further reforms.
Nov 08, 2012 13:36 EST
India will abide by a controversial decision to open retail and other sectors to wider foreign investment, the country's trade minister promised delegates at an international financial conference Thursday.
Nov 05, 2012 09:31 EST
The ruling Congress party has rolled out its big guns to defend the move to let the likes of Walmart set up shop in India, but they are confronting an alliance stretching across the political spectrum.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Type||Public (LSE: TSCO)|
|Founded||1919 in East London by Jack Cohen|
|Headquarters||Delamere Road, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England, UK|
|Key people||David Reid (Chairman),|
Sir Terry Leahy (Chief Executive)
Jack Cohen (Founder)
|Products||Groceries, Consumer goods, financial services, telecoms|
|Revenue||▲£59.4 billion (Year ending 28 February 2009))|
|Operating income||▲£3.128 billion (Year ending 28 February 2009))|
|Employees||approx 440,000 (2008)) number stores +3,729 (2008))|
|Subsidiaries||Tesco Stores Limited|
Tesco Ireland Limited
Tesco Bank (100%)