Tesco walks from Land’s End to John O’Groats for health charities

Thousands of Tesco colleagues are walking in relay the length of the UK, from Land’s End to John O’Groats, to raise funds and awareness for Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Tesco will today continue its commitment to helping customers and colleagues live healthier lives by setting out on The Great Tesco Walk, a month-long trek between Land’s End and John O’Groats to raise funds for Tesco’s National Charity Partnership with Diabetes UK and the BHF. The walk will see thousands of Tesco colleagues from across the country…

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Tesco becomes first UK retailer to cover the cost of VAT on tampons

Tesco has today announced it will reduce the price of women’s sanitary products in a bid to make them more affordable for customers. The initiative, spearheaded by BBH London, will see a five per cent reduction in price to cover the cost of the so-called ‘Tampon Tax’ or VAT on the items ahead of Government proposals to remove the VAT. It will apply to nearly 100 Tesco own label and branded products in the range. Tesco previously committed to passing on the five per cent saving to customers when the…

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Tesco supports London Pride

Tesco will be ‘Bursting with Pride’ this weekend as it supports London Pride with stores across London joining in the annual LGBT festival. Tesco’s Regent Street Metro kicked off celebrations this week with exclusive pre-Pride events, including performances from the London Gay Men’s Chorus, pop-up bar serving rainbow inspired cocktails and a “Ride for Pride” bicycle-powered smoothie maker. Thirteen Tesco stores along the parade route will also add a splash of colour to the iconic Tesco chevrons with the rainbow colours of Pride to show their support.  Regent Street Metro will…

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Tesco Brings community together to help tackle food waste

On the 14th June Tesco launched the latest in its series of ‘Food Love Stories’ adverts to highlight its ongoing efforts to tackle food waste. For the first time, the ‘Food Love Stories, brought to you by Tesco’ campaign showcases Community Food Connection, the retailer’s surplus food redistribution scheme, and Bo’ness Academy, one of 5,000 charities that benefit from the scheme across the UK. Bo’ness Academy receives surplus food each week from the Tesco Bo’ness store, and turns it into wholesome homemade snacks and cakes for their on-site community café,…

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Tesco launches ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign

Tesco is launching its ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign. Running throughout May it will provide: Helpful ‘little swaps’, many of which have lower sugar, fat or salt than the regular alternatives Lower prices on hundreds of fresh products in store and online, including fruit and vegetables such as apples, avocados, bananas and, tomatoes The introduction of fresh fruit at the checkout so customers can easily add a piece to their shopping In store health checks in partnership with Diabetes UK and British Heart Foundation TV advertising (Food Love Stories…

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