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Tesco apologised after it claimed sanitary products were ‘non-essential’ and therefore not for sale during lockdown

A Tesco branch refused to sell sanitary products to customers on Monday, with the retailer claiming the items were “non-essential” and therefore off-limits during the country’s strict lockdown. The Welsh government has told retailers selling non-essential items to close, and ordered supermarkets to block off aisles selling non-essential products. The […]
Tesco apologised after it claimed sanitary products were ‘non-essential’ and therefore not for sale during lockdown
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UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons are rationing toilet paper and hand sanitizer as fears of panic buying return. One worker said their store was ‘worse than a bad Christmas.’

British supermarket chains Morrisons and Tesco have reintroduced product limits of three per person on staple goods such as long-life food and hygiene products. Shoppers appear to have been stocking up amid fears of a second lockdown, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced stricter coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday. “Our stock […]
UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons are rationing toilet paper and hand sanitizer as fears of panic buying return. One worker said their store was ‘worse than a bad Christmas.’
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British grocery chain Tesco saw online sales jump 48% in the three months to May. It has been the ‘port of call’ for many UK customers during the pandemic, one analyst said.

Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery store chain, doubled its online capacity to meet soaring consumer demand during the peak of the pandemic. It reported a 48% jump in first-quarter online sales. The retailer said it had increased orders per week to 1.3 million, from 600,000 in the same period last […]
British grocery chain Tesco saw online sales jump 48% in the three months to May. It has been the ‘port of call’ for many UK customers during the pandemic, one analyst said.
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Britain’s largest supermarket has hired ‘very interesting’ new employees — including pilots, race car drivers, and actors — to cope with surging demand for groceries

Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery-store chain, employed British Airways pilots, theatre artists, and racing drivers to cope with an increase in online deliveries, CEO Dave Lewis told the BBC. Lewis said social distancing measures have altered the way customers shop as they have returned to a pattern similar to 10-15 […]
Britain’s largest supermarket has hired ‘very interesting’ new employees — including pilots, race car drivers, and actors — to cope with surging demand for groceries
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Panic-buying customers boosted sales at the UK’s biggest grocery chain by 30%

Tesco, the UK’s largest grocery-store chain, says it saw a 30% rise in UK sales as shoppers stockpiled before the country’s national lockdown. The retailer also says it has expanded its home-delivery and in-store pick-up capacity. More than 45,000 “temporary colleagues” have been hired in the past two weeks to […]
Panic-buying customers boosted sales at the UK’s biggest grocery chain by 30%