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Tesco has sold its chain of 54 Giraffe restaurants to Boparan for undisclosed terms.
13-Jun-2016


Tesco has acquired the remaining stake in Harris & Hoole, the London-based chain of 45 coffee shops with about 500 staff, for undisclosed terms.
11-Feb-2016


Tesco is to create more than 150 jobs at its call centre in Dundee, taking the total workforce to 1,150.
02-Feb-2016


Tesco has submitted plans to build a home delivery warehouse at its supermarket site in Dudley, with the creation of 70 jobs over the next four years.
24-Nov-2015


Tesco has acquired full ownership of Euphorium Bakery, the chain of six bakery stores and 59 concessions.
16-Apr-2015


Tesco has sold Blinkbox Music to Guvera for undisclosed terms.
27-Jan-2015


Tesco is to expand the 500-strong workforce at its online delivery warehouse in Crawley with 40 new jobs.
09-Jun-2014


Tesco is to create up to 450 jobs at a new bakery in Weybridge, but 100 in-store bakeries across the South East will close.
06-May-2014


Tesco is planning to open 150 Express convenience stores over the next year, as well as 100 Giraffe, Decks and Harris + Hoole stores.
17-Apr-2014


Tesco is reported to be planning to set up a 30,000 sq ft office for its digital division at the Lever building in London's Clerkenwell.
14-Apr-2014


Tesco is considering plans to set up a new chain of up to 80 food-to-go outlets in London.
14-Apr-2014


Tesco is looking to expand its chain of Harris + Hoole coffee shops with new sites across the South East, with the creation of 500 jobs.
03-Mar-2014


Tesco is to sell its Fresh & Easy chain of about 150 grocery stores in the US to investment firm Yucaipa.
11-Sep-2013


Tesco has won permission to build an online groceries delivery centre in Didcot, with the creation of 750 jobs.
22-Aug-2013


Tesco is to open Harris + Hoole coffee shops in two former Jessops stores in Guildford and Ealing.
13-Aug-2013


Tesco is considering plans to roll out a new chain of Decks carvery restaurants, depending on the success of a trial at its Coventry Arena store.
07-Aug-2013


Tesco is to open a 5,000 sq ft F&F clothing store at its site in Kensington this autumn.
06-Aug-2013


Tesco is recruiting 650 staff for a new home delivery centre due to open at Erith in South East London in October.
18-Jul-2013


Tesco has acquired 33 Alfred Jones Spar convenience stores in the North West, in order to expand its One Stop chain to 682.
08-Jul-2013


Tesco has submitted plans to set up an online order processing store at the 119,000 sq ft former Esso research centre in Abingdon by summer 2014, with the creation of 500 jobs.
17-Jun-2013


Tesco is expected to submit plans to build a distribution centre for internet shopping orders at Milton Hill near Abingdon, with the creation of up to 750 jobs.
07-May-2013


Tesco is said to be considering plans to set up an online groceries fulfilment centre at Didcot in Oxfordshire.
11-Apr-2013


Tesco is to set up a new 23,000 sq ft online services office at 28 Kirby Street in London, providing space for up to 150 staff.
08-Apr-2013


Tesco is looking to expand its One Stop convenience store chain with a new franchise model for independent retailers.
08-Apr-2013


Tesco is to proceed with plans to build a new £50m store at Sleaford in Lincolnshire by 2016, with the creation of 230 jobs.
28-Mar-2013


Tesco is to acquire the Giraffe chain of 47 restaurants for £49m.
13-Mar-2013


Tesco is planning to re-open its Fenny Lock distribution centre in Milton Keynes, with the creation of 300 jobs, in order to transfer work from a site in Daventry.
07-Feb-2013


Tesco is to build a new store at Omega Boulevard in Doncaster, with the creation of 130 jobs.
10-Dec-2012


Tesco is looking to expand its London-based chain of four online-only stores with new sites in Crawley, Erith and other cities.
25-Sep-2012


Tesco has submitted plans for a new store at Romsey in Hampshire, with the creation of 200 jobs.
17-Sep-2012


Tesco has acquired Mobcast, the digital book platform provider with 20 staff in London, Bristol and the US, for £4.5m.
05-Sep-2012


Tesco is forming a joint venture with Taylor Street to transform about ten former Clinton Cards stores into upmarket coffee shops.
08-Aug-2012


Tesco has acquired a 91% stake in We7, the London-based music-streaming service, for £11m.
18-Jun-2012


Tesco and Dobbies are planning to open their first joint store at a site in Kings Lynn, including an 80,000 sq ft Extra Store and a 50,000 sq ft garden centre.
14-Jun-2012


Tesco and Bicester Village have announced plans for a new retail development in Bicester, including a superstore, 30 smaller shops and about 700 new jobs.
10-May-2012


Tesco has announced plans to invest £1bn in its UK business, including the revamp of stores and the recruitment of more than 8,000 staff.
18-Apr-2012


Tesco has won approval from South Bucks District Council to build a new 55,000 sq ft store in Taplow, as part of a 131,000 sq ft redevelopment of the Bishop Centre site.
15-Mar-2012


Tesco is planning to create 20,000 new jobs over the next two years, in order to improve customer service and provide opportunities for young unemployed people.
05-Mar-2012


Tesco has confirmed plans to set up an 80,000 sq ft store at the £50m Hednesford Gateway development in Staffordshire by the end of the year.
19-Jan-2012


Tesco is planning to invest up to £400m in improvements to its 2,715 UK stores this year.
16-Jan-2012


Tesco has won permission to build a new 80,000 sq ft superstore in Southend town centre.
19-Dec-2011


Tesco has won permission to build a new 57,000 sq ft store in Hounslow by 2013.
10-Oct-2011


Tesco has submitted plans to build a new store at Stonebridge Mills in Leeds, with the creation of 400 jobs.
20-Sep-2011


Tesco is to submit plans for a new distribution centre near Manor Royal in Crawley, with the creation of 450 jobs.
12-Sep-2011


Tesco is investing £45m in improvements to its IT infrastructure, in order to improve customer service and give more responsibility to CA Technologies.
30-Aug-2011


Tesco has won permission from Perth & Kinross Council to build a new store in Crieff, with the creation of 150 jobs.
25-Jul-2011


Tesco has unveiled plans for a new superstore on Ings Road in Wakefield, with the creation of 450 jobs.
19-Jul-2011


Tesco is planning to build a new 87,400 sq ft superstore at the Washington retail park in Sunderland by 2013, with the creation of more than 300 jobs.
18-Jul-2011


Tesco is planning to expand its customer services call centre in Dundee by recruiting a further 270 staff to work from home over the next three years.
12-Jul-2011


Tesco is to submit plans for a new food distribution depot at the former Courage brewery site in Reading, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
29-Jun-2011


Tesco has acquired a 35-acre site at Beam Reach in Rainham for the development of a 550,000 sq ft fresh food distribution centre and packaging recycling plant.
09-Jun-2011


Tesco is to build a new £25m 113,000 sq ft store to replace its outlet at the St Oswald's Retail Park in Gloucester, with the creation of 160 jobs.
01-Jun-2011


Tesco has won approval from South Lanarkshire Council to build a new store in Larkhall, with the creation of 150 jobs.
26-May-2011


Tesco has acquired BzzAgent, the US social marketing company, for about £40m.
25-May-2011


Tesco has acquired an 80% stake in Blinkbox, the London-based movie streaming service, for undisclosed terms.
21-Apr-2011


Tesco is launching an online second-hand car sales business, which will deliver former rental cars directly to customers.
04-Apr-2011


Tesco is to submit plans to Fenland District Council for a new store in Whittlesey, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
04-Apr-2011


Tesco is said to be considering plans to build a 700,000 sq ft distribution centre near the M4 motorway in Reading, which could create hundreds of jobs.
07-Mar-2011


Tesco has won planning permission from Northumberland County Council to build a 30,000 sq ft store in Amble, with the creation of 150 jobs.
07-Mar-2011


Tesco is to submit plans for a new superstore at the former Royal Hospital site in Wolverhampton, with the creation of 600 jobs.
25-Jan-2011


Tesco is considering plans to open 70 in-store beauty salons this year.
20-Jan-2011


Tesco has submitted plans for a new 18,000 sq ft store at Lime Kiln in Hanley, with the creation of up to 120 jobs.
10-Jan-2011


Tesco has acquired 81 Zabka and 47 Koruna convenience stores in the Czech Republic for £34m.
04-Jan-2011


Tesco is planning to build a £10m 20,000 sq ft store at Hoyland in South Yorkshire, with the creation of 140 jobs.
04-Jan-2011


Tesco has acquired 77 stores from Whitley Bay-based Mills Group, taking its chain of One Stop convenience stores to 598.
20-Dec-2010


Tesco has won permission for the £20m expansion of its store at Bedworth in Warwickshire by the end of 2011, with the creation of 150 jobs.
24-Nov-2010


Tesco has won planning permission for a new 86,000 sq ft Extra store on Transit Way in Plymouth, with the creation of 200 jobs.
04-Nov-2010


Tesco has won permission to build a new megastore at Honicknowle in Plymouth, with the creation of 200 jobs.
25-Oct-2010


Tesco has submitted plans to set up a combined home delivery and distribution centre in Enfield by October 2011, with the creation of 550 jobs.
07-Oct-2010


Tesco is planning to open a further 1.7m sq ft of new retail space in the UK over the next six months.
04-Oct-2010


Tesco is to launch a chain of Baby World stores, depending on the success of a 6,000 sq ft trial outlet at its Walkden store in Manchester.
30-Sep-2010


Tesco is planning to set up online shopping operations in China, Poland and the Czech Republic.
21-Sep-2010


Tesco is planning a £400m investment in the expansion of its chain of 36 stores in the North East over the next few years, with the creation of 4,000 jobs.
16-Sep-2010


Tesco has unveiled plans to develop a new store at Beeston in Leeds, with the creation of 140 jobs.
09-Sep-2010


Tesco has unveiled plans to build a 30,000 sq ft superstore in Broxburn, with the creation of 270 jobs.
06-Sep-2010


Tesco is planning to create 2,000 jobs in Scotland by the end of the year, including new stores in Glasgow's St Enoch Centre and Partick.
25-Aug-2010


Tesco is considering plans to open drive-thru supermarkets across the country, depending on the success of a trial in Baldock, Hertfordshire.
23-Aug-2010


Tesco is planning to build a new staff training centre on the site of the Ponsbourne Park Hotel in Newgate Street Village, Hertfordshire.
23-Aug-2010


Tesco and developer Spen Hill are seeking planning permission from the London Borough of Havering for a distribution centre to recycle packaging at Beam Reach Business Park, which could employ more than 900 staff.
11-Aug-2010


Tesco has selected Simons to build ten new eco-friendly stores across the country, in a £75m deal that will include 375,000 sq ft of retail space.
03-Aug-2010


Tesco is seeking a suitable site of more than 6,000 sq ft in central London for its first F&F fashion store.
12-Jul-2010


Tesco has won planning permission to build a 60,000 sq ft Tesco Extra superstore at Newtownards in County Down by early 2011.
21-Jun-2010


Tesco has unveiled plans for an 81,000 sq ft Tesco Extra store in Pendleton, with the creation of 650 jobs.
21-Jun-2010


Tesco is to seek planning permission for the £32m regeneration of the former Campbell Foods site in King's Lynn, including a larger supermarket, a business park and the creation of 900 jobs.
09-Jun-2010


Tesco is to submit plans to build a 63,000 sq ft superstore and 11 smaller retail units at Low Grange Farm on Teesside, with the creation of 450 jobs.
08-Jun-2010


Tesco is in negotiations with the London Development Agency to set up a distribution centre on a 30-acre site in Havering.
07-Jun-2010


Tesco is planning to build a new superstore in Hattersley, Tameside, by 2012, with the creation of 450 jobs.
24-May-2010


Tesco is planning to develop a 75,000 sq ft superstore as part of the £40m revamp of the Werrington Shopping Centre in Peterborough.
26-Apr-2010


Tesco is planning to add an additional 2.4m sq ft of selling space in the UK this year, including new sites and extensions, with the creation of 9,000 jobs.
21-Apr-2010


Tesco is planning to build a new superstore at the five-acre Bath Press site in Bath, in partnership with developer St James's Investments.
29-Mar-2010


Tesco has unveiled plans for the development of a new store at Welton, near Brough, in East Yorkshire, which could create 350 jobs.
24-Mar-2010


Tesco has unveiled plans to add a second floor and double the space at its Millhouses store in Sheffield, with the creation of 210 jobs.
02-Mar-2010


Tesco is looking to expand its chain of 25 Dobbies garden centres to 100 over the next ten years, and a new format is being launched in Aberdeen in March.
01-Mar-2010


Tesco is to open a new 528,000 sq ft chilled foods distribution centre at Stobart's 3MG site in Widnes in July, with the creation of 750 jobs, but its facility in Middleton will close.
22-Feb-2010


Tesco is looking to invest more than £100m with green technology companies this year, and aims to become a zero carbon business by 2050.
08-Feb-2010


Tesco has won planning permission for a £35m shopping centre redevelopment in Glengormley, Antrim, which will create up to 200 jobs.
10-Dec-2009


Tesco is said to be in negotiations to set up a 500,000 sq ft distribution centre at Havering in East London, which could create up to 500 jobs.
30-Nov-2009


Tesco is said to be planning to expand its chain of 1,000 Express convenience stores to up to 2,000.
16-Nov-2009


Tesco has unveiled plans for a £40m investment in the refurbishment of the Lisnagelvin shopping centre in Londonderry, with the creation of 250 jobs.
16-Nov-2009


Tesco is to submit plans to build a new 80,000 sq ft superstore in Peterlee, with the creation of 400 jobs.
02-Nov-2009


Tesco Bank is to set up a 100,000 sq ft insurance customer service centre at the Quorum Business Park in Newcastle next year, with the creation of 1,000 jobs.
28-Oct-2009


Tesco is looking to create 500 jobs at a new 100,000 sq ft store proposed for Old Trafford in Manchester, as part of the redevelopment of Lancashire County Cricket Club.
13-Oct-2009


Tesco is looking to expand its store in St Austell, with the creation of 180 jobs.
28-Sep-2009


Tesco is to set up a telecoms customer services call centre managed by Vertex in Prescot, with the creation of 100 jobs.
14-Sep-2009


Tesco has secured a £5m Scottish Government grant to set up a financial services call centre in Glasgow in early 2010, with the creation of up to 800 jobs.
20-Aug-2009


Tesco has won permission from Northumberland County Council to build a new store in Tweedmouth, with the creation of more than 200 jobs.
17-Aug-2009


Tesco is to submit plans for the £27m rebuilding of its store in Bedworth town centre, securing the future of 340 jobs and creating 150 new jobs.
29-Jun-2009


Tesco Personal Finance is to form a partnership with Fortis to supply motor and household insurance, which could lead to the creation of up to 1,500 new jobs.
29-Jun-2009


Tesco is planning to expand the workforce at the new Edinburgh headquarters of its Tesco Personal Finance division from 250 to 450.
11-Jun-2009


Tesco has unveiled plans to build a new store on Heilbronn Way in Port Talbot, which could create 300 jobs.
03-Jun-2009


Tesco is to create 103 jobs at a new Metro store due to open at a former Woolworths site in Durham later this year.
25-May-2009


Tesco is to invest £150m in the relaunch of its Clubcard loyalty scheme.
11-May-2009


Tesco is planning to open a further 30 pharmacies in its smaller-format superstores this year, and hopes to expand the chain from 270 to 350 over the next three years.
04-May-2009


Tesco is planning to open 15 hypermarkets, ten superstores, four Metro stores, three Homeplus stores and 200 Express stores this year, with the creation of 11,000 jobs.
22-Apr-2009


Tesco is planning to double the number of in-store mobile phone centres to 80 by the end of the year.
20-Apr-2009


Tesco has won permission to extend its store in Sheerness, with the creation of 92 jobs.
08-Apr-2009


Tesco is to create 800 jobs at a new £130m 910,000 sq ft non-foods distribution centre due to open in Middlesbrough in August, but 200 jobs will be lost with the closure of its Coventry depot.
07-Apr-2009


Tesco is planning to open 30 in-store bank branches this year, with the first outlets opening in Bristol, Blackpool and Coventry in April.
30-Mar-2009


Tesco is planning to open more than 100 One Stop convenience stores over the next three years, having appointed Lambert Smith Hampton to find suitable sites in the Midlands.
30-Mar-2009


Tesco has won permission to build a new store at Newtonhill in Aberdeenshire, with the creation of 134 jobs, and a further 90 jobs will be created by extending its store in Ellon.
26-Mar-2009


Tesco has submitted plans to Huntingdonshire District Council to build a new store in Ramsey, with the creation of 230 jobs.
19-Mar-2009


Tesco has unveiled plans to build a new 80,000 sq ft superstore at Roundhay in Leeds, with the creation of 260 new jobs.
12-Mar-2009


Tesco Personal Finance has confirmed plans to set up a new headquarters at the Interpoint building in Edinburgh, with the creation of 200 jobs over the next year.
03-Mar-2009


Tesco is to create more than 850 jobs in Powys over the next few years, with the opening of new stores in Llandrindod Wells, Newtown, Machynlleth, Welshpool and Ystradgynlais.
03-Mar-2009


Tesco has unveiled plans to build a new 40,000 sq ft store in Middleton, Leeds, with the creation of 350 jobs.
19-Feb-2009


Tesco has won permission to expand its store in Coleraine with the creation of 250 jobs.
12-Feb-2009


Tesco has submitted plans to the London Borough of Ealing for a new 59,200 sq ft store in Greenford.
27-Jan-2009


Tesco is planning to set up a new £30m store at the West One Retail Park in Eccles, with the creation of 400 jobs.
26-Jan-2009


Tesco Personal Finance is to relocate its headquarters and 200 staff to the 47,000 sq ft Interpoint building in Edinburgh city centre.
26-Jan-2009


Tesco is planning to create 10,000 jobs this year, as it continues to open new stores.
14-Jan-2009


Tesco has unveiled plans for a new store at Ystradgynlais in the Swansea Valley, with the creation of 180 jobs.
13-Jan-2009


Tesco has announced plans to build a fresh food distribution centre at Pilning near Avonmouth by spring 2010, with the relocation of up to 750 staff from Chepstow.
08-Jan-2009


Tesco is planning to build a new retail park at the former Campbell's Soup site in King's Lynn, which could create up to 300 jobs.
23-Dec-2008


Tesco has confirmed plans to build a new store in Welshpool, with the creation of 163 jobs.
26-Nov-2008


Tesco has submitted plans to Bolton Council to build a new store in Farnworth, with the creation of 300 jobs.
26-Nov-2008


Tesco has won permission to build a new 60,000 sq ft superstore at Summerhill in west Aberdeen, with the creation of about 300 jobs.
10-Nov-2008


Tesco is planning to build a 140,000 sq ft store at a 500,000 sq ft retail, leisure and office development being designed by Glenn Howells for a 38-acre site in West Bromwich.
21-Oct-2008


Tesco has submitted plans to Liverpool City Council to build a Tesco Extra store in Toxteth, with the creation of 300 jobs.
15-Oct-2008


Tesco is planning to build a new 45,000 sq ft store in Caernarfon, with the creation of at least 320 jobs.
14-Oct-2008


Tesco has unveiled plans to build a 25,000 sq ft store at Cefn Mawr, near Wrexham, with the creation of 140 jobs, which would involve the relocation of NEWI Cefn Druids to a new 5,000-capacity football ground.
06-Oct-2008


Tesco is to create more than 350 new jobs across Northern Ireland this year, and a new store is due to open in Ballymena next month.
02-Oct-2008


Tesco is to submit plans to Rotherham Council to build a new store on its existing site in Dinnington, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
13-Aug-2008


Tesco is to invest £60m in an alliance with the Tata conglomerate to open three cash-and-carry stores in India over the next two years.
13-Aug-2008


Tesco is to take full control of Tesco Personal Finance with the £950m acquisition of a 50% stake from Royal Bank of Scotland.
30-Jul-2008


Tesco is to seek permission to build a Tesco Extra store at Bulwell in Nottingham, which could create 440 jobs by the end of next year.
18-Jul-2008


Tesco has unveiled plans to extend its store in Rugby, with the creation of 200 jobs.
17-Jul-2008


Tesco is planning to expand its store at Wragby Road in Lincoln by 2010, with the creation of up to 210 jobs.
19-Jun-2008


Tesco has unveiled plans to build a 25,000 sq ft store in Bideford, North Devon, with the creation of up to 180 jobs.
30-May-2008


Tesco has acquired 36 Homever hypermarkets in South Korea from E-Land Group for £958m.
15-May-2008


Tesco is to create 300 new customer service jobs at its call centre in Dundee.
06-May-2008


Tesco is planning to open at least 150 Express convenience stores this year, to add to the existing 810.
14-Apr-2008


Tesco is planning to build a new larger Tesco Extra store at its existing St Mellons site in Cardiff, with the creation of 300 jobs.
14-Apr-2008


Tesco is considering plans to build a store on Sunderland Retail Park, and has an option to acquire the site from Mountview Securities.
03-Mar-2008


Tesco is planning to expand its network of 69 in-store opticians to 140 by spring 2009.
25-Feb-2008


Tesco has submitted new plans to Powys Council to build a store in Llandrindod Wells, with the creation of more than 200 jobs.
24-Jan-2008


Tesco has announced plans to build a £20m store in Brixham, with the creation of 200 jobs, as part of a regeneration project that will include ten smaller retail units, offices and a new bus interchange.
27-Sep-2007


Tesco has unveiled plans for a new store at Cannon Park in Coventry, which will create 200 jobs.
12-Sep-2007


Tesco has confirmed plans to create about 1,000 jobs at a new distribution centre being proposed by Goodman at Andover Airfield.
03-Sep-2007


Tesco is looking to expand its chain of seven Homeplus non-food stores to 17, having already identified six new sites.
03-Sep-2007


Tesco is planning to set up 800,000 sq ft distribution centres at two Goodman development projects at Northfleet in Kent and Andover in Hampshire.
22-Aug-2007


Tesco is to submit plans to build a superstore in Fareham town centre, which could create 363 jobs by the end of 2008.
11-Jul-2007


Tesco is planning to open a further 85 Express convenience stores by February 2008, to add to the existing 756.
09-Jul-2007


Tesco is to recruit 170 staff for a new supermarket due to open in North Berwick in August.
03-Jul-2007


Tesco is to refurbish 200 of its 507 One Stop convenience stores this year, and 18 new outlets will open.
14-Jun-2007


Tesco is to acquire Dobbies, the Midlothian-based chain of 21 garden centres, for £228m.
11-Jun-2007


Tesco is considering plans to open three local sourcing offices at stores in Horsham, York and Stafford this summer, in order to increase its range of regional products.
08-May-2007


Tesco is to submit plans for the development of a new store at Wicker Arches in Sheffield, which would create 395 jobs.
23-Apr-2007


Tesco is seeking permission to expand its Purley Extra superstore in Croydon from 82,000 sq ft to 139,000 sq ft, which would be the country's largest supermarket.
04-Dec-2006


Tesco is considering plans to set up an 850,000 sq ft distribution centre at Fradley Park in Lichfield.
04-Dec-2006


Tesco has won council backing to build a £10m 50,000 sq ft superstore in Peterhead, with the creation of up to 300 jobs.
30-Nov-2006


Tesco is seeking planning permission to install 12 large wind turbines and 31 smaller turbines at stores throughout the country.
01-Nov-2006


Tesco is planning a multi-million pound investment in its three stores in Braintree, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
20-Oct-2006


Tesco has won planning permission from East Lothian Council to build a new store in North Berwick, with the creation of up to 150 jobs.
09-Oct-2006


Tesco is to create up to 250 jobs at a new supermarket due to open in Enniskillen in autumn 2007.
06-Oct-2006


Tesco is planning to set up six more regional buying offices across the country, making it easier for small local suppliers to approach the company.
20-Sep-2006


Tesco is investing £30m in the expansion of its non-food online retailing operations, with much of the work being handled by distribution centres in Southampton and Manchester.
31-Aug-2006


Tesco is planning to build a £65m distribution centre at the Centreport business park in East Yorkshire by next year, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs, and a planning application has been submitted by Sterling St James.
20-Jul-2006


Tesco has acquired Leader Price, the Polish chain of 220 convenience stores, for £72m.
18-Jul-2006


Tesco is seeking planning permission to build a 69,000 sq ft retail academy and training centre near its Hertfordshire head office.
06-Jul-2006


Tesco is to invest £9m in the installation of 100 recycling centres for its supermarkets by the end of 2007.
15-Jun-2006


Tesco is to create 200 new customer service call centre jobs at its Tesco Finance Centre in Cardiff by September.
26-May-2006


Tesco is said to be looking to set up two new distribution centres, and its adviser Lambert Smith Hampton is seeking 50-acre sites near the M62 and the M4.
17-May-2006


Tesco is planning to set up a £100m fund to test environmental technologies at its stores, and is also considering plans to form joint ventures with property investors to raise capital for growth.
24-Apr-2006


Tesco is in negotiations with ProLogis to set up a 386,000 sq ft warehouse in Crewe, in order to expand the range of household furniture sold in its stores.
24-Apr-2006


Tesco is to create up to 100 jobs at its Roborough superstore in Plymouth, when a new extension opens in August.
17-Mar-2006


Tesco is planning to build a Tesco Extra store at the Gorton district centre in Manchester by the end of next year, with the creation of 500 jobs.
16-Mar-2006


Tesco is planning to build a £75m distribution depot at the former NEC site in Livingston, with the creation of 1,400 jobs, but its existing site in Dundee will close in 2007 with the loss of 432 jobs.
15-Mar-2006


Tesco is in negotiations to set up two new distribution centres, including a 700,000 sq ft site at Centrepoint near Goole and a 800,000 sq ft site at Hartland Park near Farnborough.
06-Mar-2006


Tesco is to build a £13m biodiesel production plant in Immingham by the end of the year, in partnership with Cargill and Greenergy.
28-Feb-2006


Tesco is looking to recruit about 150 non-food buyers, as part of a strategy to expand its fashion, electricals, toys and catalogue sales.
20-Feb-2006


Tesco is planning to set up a chain of convenience stores on the US West Coast, at a cost of £250m a year, with the first sites opening next year.
13-Feb-2006


Tesco is seeking permission from Stockton Council to expand its Ingleby Barwick store on Teesside by about 40%, with the creation of 100 jobs.
10-Jan-2006


Tesco is to seek planning permission to build a new superstore at Byres Road in the west end of Glasgow, with the creation of 350 jobs.
21-Dec-2005


Tesco is planning to open a chain of mobile phone centres, with the first opening in its flagship store in Slough this week.
05-Dec-2005


Tesco is looking into the possibility of setting up a chain of standalone fashion stores.
28-Nov-2005


Tesco is looking to double its chain of 600 Express convenience stores over the next ten years.
07-Nov-2005


Tesco is to create 160 new jobs at its refurbished store in Maryhill, Glasgow.
01-Nov-2005


Tesco is planning to open a warehouse by the M25 in mid-2006 to service its online shopping customers in London and the south-east, at a cost of up to £10m.
27-Oct-2005


Tesco is to seek planning permission to build a new Tesco Extra store in Walsall town centre, with the creation of up to 400 jobs.
24-Oct-2005


Tesco is seeking permission to build a supermarket on the Deysbrook estate in Liverpool, with the creation of about 200 jobs.
07-Oct-2005


Tesco is looking into the possibility of opening its own warehouses to support the expansion of its online non-food retailing operation.
26-Sep-2005


Tesco is seeking planning permission for a 25,000 sq ft store in Holywell, which could create more than 150 jobs.
09-Sep-2005


Tesco is to acquire 30 petrol filling stations and convenience stores from Morrisons for about £55m, in order to expand its Express store format.
01-Sep-2005


Tesco is linking up with Peterborough JobCentre to recruit up to 1,000 staff for a new distribution centre due to open in Parnwell in October.
21-Jul-2005


Tesco is to seek permission to build a new superstore at Culverhouse Cross in Cardiff, with the creation of 100 new jobs and the transfer of 320 jobs from its existing site.
30-Jun-2005


Tesco is seeking permission from Highland Council to build a new superstore near Wick, with the creation of up to 200 jobs.
30-Jun-2005


Tesco is to open two trial 30,000 sq ft Homeplus stores in Manchester and Aberdeen, in order to sell clothing, homewares, entertainment and electrical products.
30-May-2005


Tesco is in negotiations to set up a 500,000 sq ft distribution centre at Barlborough Links near Chesterfield.
04-Apr-2005


Tesco has reached agreement with Rosemound and British Land to set up a 750,000 sq ft distribution centre at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal.
14-Mar-2005


Tesco is seeking permission from Hastings Borough Council to rebuild its supermarket in St Leonards, with the creation of 120 new jobs.
02-Mar-2005


Tesco is planning to build a superstore in Rutherglen, Glasgow, with the creation of 350 jobs, as part of a £40m redevelopment project by Vico Property Group.
20-Jan-2005


Tesco is seeking permission to rebuild its supermarket in Wragby Road, Lincoln, with the creation of at least 150 new jobs.
13-Dec-2004


Tesco has unveiled revised plans for the £150m redevelopment of the former Vaux site in Sunderland, including a superstore, a mall, apartments and a 90-room four-star hotel.
15-Nov-2004


Tesco has submitted plans to Forest of Dean District Council to build a new superstore in Cinderford.
25-Oct-2004


Tesco has won planning permission to build a 480,000 sq ft distribution centre at Parnell Way in Peterborough by next August, and the site will be developed by Raven Group.
14-Oct-2004


Tesco is seeking permission to build a "store on stilts" in Whitehaven, with the creation of 150 jobs.
23-Aug-2004


Tesco has sold the Dillons chain of 181 newsagent shops to TM Retail for undisclosed terms.
23-Aug-2004


Tesco has won approval from Flintshire County Council to build a superstore in Holywell town centre.
12-Jul-2004


Tesco is seeking permission to build a 726,000 sq ft distribution centre in Peterborough, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.
02-Jun-2004


Tesco is to seek planning permission to build a new superstore in Ballymena.
24-May-2004


Tesco is to create 400 jobs at a new superstore being built at Clay Cross in Derbyshire.
19-May-2004


Tesco is to expand its distribution centre in Middlewich, with the creation of 30 jobs.
13-May-2004


Tesco has secured planning permission to build a £10m superstore in south Belfast, with the creation of up to 500 jobs.
10-May-2004


Tesco is to build a new superstore at Cheetham Hill in Manchester, with the creation of 400 jobs.
06-May-2004


Tesco is seeking permission to build a superstore in Castle Douglas, with the creation of 200 jobs.
23-Mar-2004


Tesco is raising £650m in a 25-year property deal with Topland, which will involve setting up a joint venture company to issue bonds and using the rent from the stores to cover the interest.
23-Mar-2004


Tesco is planning to recruit 400 departmental managers at stores across London and the south by the end of March.
26-Jan-2004


Tesco has acquired Adminstore, the operator of 45 Cullens, Europa and Harts grocery stores in London, for £54m, and the sites will be rebranded as Tesco Express.
23-Jan-2004


Tesco has announced plans to invest a further £1.7bn in the expansion of its hypermarkets, convenience stores and financial services, partly funded by a £773m share placing.
14-Jan-2004


Tesco has secured an option on Fuller Smith & Turner's interests in the Master Brewer Hotel site at Hillingdon, West London, and is expected to seek planning permission for a new store.
19-Dec-2003


Tesco is seeking permission to build a Tesco Extra hypermarket on the site of its existing store in Llansamlet, Swansea, with the creation of 200 jobs.
19-Dec-2003


Tesco is planning to build two new supermarkets at Croxteth and Litherland on Merseyside, with the creation of almost 1,000 jobs.
21-Nov-2003


Tesco is to sell its 121 Supercigs and Supernews retail outlets to Rippleglen, while Rippleglen is planning to relocate its own Birmingham headquarters and warehouse to the Saltley Business Park.
21-Nov-2003


Tesco has announced the acquisition of Kipa, the Turkish chain of five hypermarkets, in a £75m deal.
12-Nov-2003


Tesco has announced plans to build a £7.8m superstore in Workington by 2007, with the creation of 150 new jobs.
07-Oct-2003


Tesco is starting to recruit 400 staff for a new supermarket due to open in Wath-upon-Dearne in November.
27-Aug-2003


Tesco is to create 1,400 jobs from the expansion of its Tesco Express convenience stores, 2,000 jobs at existing stores, 50 jobs in its new telecoms division and 350 jobs at a new service centre in India.
18-Jul-2003


Tesco has announced proposals to build a new store in Clacton, as part of the multi-million pound Brook Park development.
07-Jul-2003


Tesco is seeking outline planning permission from Mansfield District Council to build a supermarket in Chesterfield Road South, which would create 270 jobs.
03-Jul-2003


Tesco is seeking permission to extend its Allerton superstore in Liverpool with the creation of up to 60 jobs.
27-Jun-2003


Tesco is planning to acquire the C Two-Network chain of 78 convenience stores in Japan for £139m, and aims to open up to 20 new stores a year.
11-Jun-2003


Tesco has submitted plans to build a superstore on the site of the Clowes Printworks in Beccles, Suffolk.
12-May-2003


Tesco has submitted outline applications for new stores in Cradley Heath and West Bromwich, which could create 400 jobs.
02-May-2003


Tesco is to relocate up to 200 jobs from its two depots in Milton Keynes to a new site in Daventry.
17-Apr-2003


Tesco is planning to create 11,000 jobs in the UK over the next 12 months as part of its ongoing expansion programme.
10-Apr-2003


Tesco has announced plans to offer permanent jobs to 3,000 temporary staff and to recruit a further 3,000 for the Easter period.
26-Feb-2003


Tesco is to spend £64m opening six new supermarkets in Ireland, with the creation of 1,500 jobs.
29-Jan-2003


Tesco has won permission to build a Tesco Extra superstore in Long Eaton town centre, with the creation of about 400 jobs.
13-Jan-2003


Tesco is planning to open 30 more hypermarkets in Hungary over the next few years, to add to the existing 26.
16-Dec-2002


Tesco is to acquire T&S Stores, the owner of more than 1,000 convenience stores and newsagents, for £520m, and will re-brand 450 outlets with the Express format.
31-Oct-2002


Tesco is to create a further 140 jobs at its store in Ayr next year, having won permission for a multi-million pound extension.
15-Oct-2002


Tesco is planning to build a £50m supermarket, office and housing complex at the former Vaux brewery site in Sunderland, with the creation of up to 600 jobs.
20-Sep-2002


Tesco is to include an Olympic-sized ice rink in its plans for the development of a store at the Streatham Hub site in south London.
22-Jul-2002


Tesco is to acquire HIT, the operator of 13 hypermarkets in Poland, for undisclosed terms.
05-Jul-2002


Tesco has identified 1,000 potential sites to establish Express convenience stores, and expects to open 50 on petrol forecourts this year.
21-Jun-2002


Tesco is about to start recruiting up to 300 staff for a new superstore due to open in Leyland in July.
23-Apr-2002


Tesco is to create 900 jobs in Scotland over the next 12 months, including new and refurbished stores in Alloa, Elgin, Forres, Penicuik and Edinburgh, and is also forming a Scottish-based sales and marketing team in Dundee.
11-Apr-2002


Tesco is planning to expand its supermarkets business into Japan and China, and research teams are seeking suitable opportunities.
11-Apr-2002


Tesco is expected to invest £100m refurbishing 100 superstores this year.
25-Feb-2002


Tesco is setting up regional buying offices in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, in order to develop closer relationships with local suppliers.
04-Feb-2002


Tesco is creating 150 new jobs at its customer services call centre on the Dryburgh Industrial Estate in Dundee.
21-Jan-2002


Tesco has acquired the United Co-op Hindley superstore near Wigan, and plans to build a £8m store on the site.
21-Jan-2002


Tesco has awarded a £10m contract to Portakabin to build 49 prefabricated stores this year, to help with its target of building 150 Express stores on Esso forecourts over the next two years.
14-Jan-2002


Tesco is planning to build up to eight new stores in the north east with the creation of about 4,000 jobs, including sites in Alnwick, Chester-le-Street, Newton Aycliffe, Middlesbrough and four other undisclosed locations.
03-Dec-2001


Tesco has announced plans for a £130m shopping development in West Bromwich town centre, which will create about 1,600 new jobs by 2006.
19-Nov-2001


Tesco and the Evans of Leeds department store have announced plans for the £30m redevelopment of the River Don waterfront in Rotherham, which could lead to the creation of 1,200 jobs.
23-Oct-2001


Tesco has announced plans to invest £200m in the West Midlands, which will involve eight new stores and up to 3,500 new jobs.
17-Oct-2001


Tesco is planning to create 8,000 jobs in the UK over the next year, including 600 at a new £20m superstore in the Springburn area of Glasgow.
19-Sep-2001


Tesco is to submit plans to Stroud District Council for the development of a supermarket in Dursley town centre, with the creation of up to 250 jobs.
22-Aug-2001


Tesco has acquired a 51% stake in Nutri Centre, the natural remedies retailer, for £2.9m, in order to expand the range of alternative medicines in its stores.
08-Aug-2001


Tesco is planning to open a new superstore in Ollerton, Notts, with the creation of 300 jobs.
16-Jul-2001


Tesco has announced plans to build a £10m superstore at Rugeley in Staffordshire, with the creation of 300 jobs, while a further £20m will be invested at stores in Hanley and Stafford.
06-Jul-2001


Tesco is acquiring a 35% stake in the home shopping division of Safeway of the US, in a £16m deal that will also involve the installation of Tesco's online retailing system by the Californian supermarket group.
26-Jun-2001


Tesco is submitting plans for a £30m retail development on the River Don in Rotherham, which would include offices, leisure facilities and the creation of up to 1,200 jobs.
05-Jun-2001


Tesco is recruiting 130 staff for a new Tesco Extra store that is due to open in Swansea in August.
01-Jun-2001


Tesco has acquired a derelict site in Burnage, Manchester, for nearly £8m, and will submit plans for a superstore, doctors' surgery and housing.
17-Apr-2001


Tesco is inviting UK-based companies to bid for contracts to build 70 new stores in Asia and eastern Europe.
05-Apr-2001


Tesco is to invest £250m in three regeneration projects in London, which will provide training and employment to about 5,000 long-term unemployed people.
26-Mar-2001


Tesco has won permission from Cannock Chase District Council to build a superstore in Rugeley, with the creation of 270 jobs.
23-Mar-2001


Tesco has won permission to build a £10m superstore at Glanford Park in Scunthorpe, with the creation of 600 jobs.
13-Mar-2001


Tesco has won planning permission for a new £4m superstore in Forres, which will create 80 jobs.
01-Mar-2001


Tesco has submitted plans to Bury Council to redevelop its site in Prestwich with additional retail units and 150 homes, creating 170 new jobs.
16-Jan-2001


Tesco is submitting plans to Falkirk Council for the development of a £15m superstore at the former Wrangler site at Camelon.
12-Jan-2001


Tesco is seeking 200 workers for a new £9m store in Fraserburgh, which is due to start trading in April.
05-Jan-2001


Tesco is to invest £150m in a joint venture with Sime Darby to open 15 hypermarkets in Malaysia, with the first opening in 2002.
18-Dec-2000


Tesco is seeking permission for a £8m project to relocate its existing store in Antrim's Castle shopping centre to a new site nearby, which would involve 180 new jobs.
15-Dec-2000


Tesco is considering plans to spend up to £60m on three schemes in Bradford with the creation of 1,200 jobs, including the possibility of a major new shopping centre at the Odsal stadium development.
21-Nov-2000


Tesco is seeking permission to build a superstore on the site of the Dingwall auction mart in the Highlands.
26-Oct-2000


Tesco is planning to invest £32m at two new stores in Stockport, with the creation of up to 900 jobs.
23-Oct-2000


Tesco has announced plans to set up 19 Metro stores this year, and is forming partnerships with nine councils to build stores in regeneration areas.
20-Sep-2000


Tesco is planning to create 1,500 jobs across the North East, with new stores linked to regeneration schemes in places such as Durham City.
15-Sep-2000


Tesco is investing £0.5m in an organic farming research project at Newcastle University, and is already funding a similar scheme at Aberdeen University.
14-Sep-2000


Tesco is to open a larger store at Bar Hill near Cambridge in November, with the creation of 300 jobs.
21-Aug-2000


Tesco is planning to build a superstore in Warrington on the site of a proposed £12m community sports stadium for Warrington Wolves Rugby League Club.
17-Aug-2000


Tesco is introducing its online shopping service to three stores in Northern Ireland, with the creation of 60 jobs.
16-Aug-2000


Tesco is planning to open up to 20 stores in Taiwan, with the first opening in Nankan in December.
14-Aug-2000


Tesco is seeking permission to build a £12m superstore in Stockport, with the creation of 300 jobs.
07-Aug-2000


Tesco is planning to build a £11m store in Alloa town centre, with the creation of 350 jobs.
25-Jul-2000


Tesco and Safeway have both submitted plans to Erewash Borough Council for the construction of superstores in Ilkeston.
24-Jul-2000


Tesco is investing £12m in a joint venture with iVillage of the US to create a website targeted at women using the internet.
20-Jul-2000


Tesco has won approval from Calderdale Council to build a new supermarket in Brighouse, which will involve the creation of 210 jobs and the transfer of 130 staff from its Briggate store.
20-Jul-2000


Tesco is in negotiations to build two new superstores at unnamed locations in Manchester, in order to support local regeneration projects and create 1,200 jobs.
23-Jun-2000


Tesco has won permission to build a new superstore in Braintree, with the creation of about 200 jobs.
01-Jun-2000


Tesco is looking to expand its internet retailing operation outside the grocery sector by forming joint ventures with companies involved in products such as books and CDs.
10-May-2000


Tesco is to re-submit plans to Moray Council for a £4m supermarket development on the edge of Forres.
10-May-2000


Tesco has been selected by Moray Council as preferred bidder to redevelop a site in Elgin, which could lead to the creation of a new supermarket and 140 jobs.
19-Apr-2000


Tesco has announced plans to create 8,000 jobs in the UK and 20,000 worldwide this year, by building new stores, expanding existing stores, and developing its Tesco Direct home shopping service.
12-Apr-2000


Tesco has announced plans to create 450 jobs at a new £15m store in Glasgow and 600 jobs at a £20m store in Batley.
10-Apr-2000


Tesco is planning to set up 20 new hypermarket stores in Taiwan over the next five years.
22-Mar-2000


Tesco is planning to build a superstore at the proposed Fforestfach District Shopping Centre in Swansea, with the creation of 130 new jobs and the relocation of 400 jobs from its existing store nearby.
20-Mar-2000


Tesco is to create 240 new jobs in the Bristol area for its new Tesco Direct home shopping service.
06-Mar-2000


Tesco is to open a new store in Portadown with the creation of up to 150 jobs, as part of the £20m redevelopment of the Meadows shopping complex in the town centre.
01-Mar-2000


Tesco is seeking planning permission for a new food store and petrol station in Dumfries.
14-Feb-2000


Tesco is considering plans to expand its chain of Tesco Express outlets to 150 Esso forecourts over the next three years, with the creation of up to 4,000 jobs.
07-Feb-2000


Tesco has revived plans to build a £10m store in South Cheshire, and negotiations are taking place with Congleton Borough Council.
31-Jan-2000


Tesco is to open a new supermarket at Eaglescliffe on Teesside in June, with the creation of 200 jobs.
21-Jan-2000


Tesco is to increase the number of stores offering online home shopping from 100 to 300 by the end of the year, with the creation of 7,000 jobs.
20-Jan-2000


Tesco has submitted plans for a £6m expansion at its superstore in Aberdeen, which will create 140 jobs.
07-Jan-2000


Tesco is planning to build a £20m store at St Rollox in Glasgow, with the creation of up to 600 jobs.
29-Nov-1999


Tesco is to build a £12m store at Leyland in Lancashire by 2001, with the creation of 300 jobs.
06-Nov-1999


Tesco has submitted plans for a new £10m store in the centre of Hednesford, which would create more than 250 jobs.
29-Oct-1999


Tesco is to recruit about 60 additional staff for its call centre in Dundee, taking the total to 450.
15-Sep-1999


Tesco is seeking permission to build a new superstore in Cleckheaton with the creation of 300 jobs.
06-Aug-1999


Tesco is seeking planning permission for a £7m superstore on the site of the Grampian Fire Brigade HQ in Aberdeen, with the creation of 300 jobs.
05-Aug-1999


Tesco has announced plans to build a new superstore and health club on Merseyside, creating more than 600 jobs.
30-Jul-1999


Tesco has submitted plans for a new supermarket in Burnley town centre, which would create about 300 jobs.
15-Jul-1999


Tesco has confirmed plans to open 26 stores in the UK and 13 overseas, while its home shopping service will be introduced in another 100 stores.
05-Jun-1999


Tesco is planning to expand its Hartlepool store and create 52 new jobs.
07-May-1999


Tesco has announced plans to create 10,000 new jobs by building new stores and expanding existing outlets, while its internet shopping trial will be extended to 100 stores by the end of the year.
13-Apr-1999


Tesco has agreed to acquire a site near Walsall town centre for £5m in order to build a supermarket and petrol station, creating up to 500 jobs.
23-Mar-1999


Tesco is to open a store at Whiteley near Fareham with the creation of 200 jobs, as part of a £60m retail complex that is due to open in the autumn.
23-Mar-1999


Tesco is to build a Tesco Extra store on Tyneside near its existing building in Kingston Park, Newcastle, with the creation of about 200 jobs.
15-Feb-1999


Tesco is seeking planning permission to build an 80,000 sq ft store in Washington, Tyne & Wear, which would create up to 500 jobs.
26-Jan-1999


Tesco has won permission to build a major new distribution warehouse at Purfleet in Essex, which will create more than 800 jobs.
14-Dec-1998


Tesco is planning to build a 95,000 sq ft store as part of the £25m redevelopment of the Seacroft shopping centre in Leeds, creating more than 500 jobs.
06-Oct-1998


Tesco is linking up with Grattan to launch a home-shopping service, and 350 new jobs will be created at Grattan's headquarters in Bradford.
25-Sep-1998


Tesco is planning to set up two major distribution centres close to London, and is already thought to have agreed to use Capital & Regional's Dolfin site at Thurrock.
18-Sep-1998


Tesco is planning to build a superstore in Beverley with the creation of 300 new jobs, but the plans are being strongly opposed by local traders.
28-Aug-1998


Tesco has announced plans to more than double the number of stores opening 24 hours to 63, creating 600 jobs.
05-Aug-1998


Tesco is planning to open a further 21 stores in the UK this year, as part of an expansion programme that will create about 10,000 jobs.
12-Jun-1998


Tesco is to open 26 UK stores this year, and has outlined plans to double overseas investment this year with particular emphasis on Ireland and central Europe.
22-Apr-1998


Tesco is to sell Catteau, its French supermarket chain, to Promodes for £225m, due to slow sales growth and difficulties in obtaining planning permission to open more stores.
08-Dec-1997


Tesco has acquired Sanders Supermarkets, the operator of two supermarkets in Somerset, for £4.9m.
14-Oct-1997


Tesco plans to open 24 new stores this year, including 12 compact stores, 4 Metro stores and 8 superstores, thus creating 4,000 new jobs.
17-Apr-1996


Tesco is to recruit 4,500 mainly part-time staff to help customers with their shopping.
06-Apr-1996


Tesco is buying Kmart's Czech and Slovak outlets for £77m, including seven department stores in Slovakia and six in the Czech Republic.
06-Mar-1996


Tesco has bought 79% of Savia, the Polish food retailer with 36 stores, for £8m.
10-Nov-1995