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Tesco Overview

Welwyn Garden City, England (UK)
10000+ employees
1919
Company - Private
Grocery Shops & Supermarkets
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors

J Sainsbury, ASDA, Morrisons

One of the world&rsquo;s largest retailers of consumer goods from food to fashion. Serving customers a little better every day in our stores and online is at the heart of everything we do.<br/><br/>Founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen using the &pound;30 he received ... Read more

Tesco Reviews

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Hong Kong
    Former Employee - General Manager in Hong Kong
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Tesco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Encourages and supports development. Providing training and coaching/mentorship

    Cons

    Several rounds of downsizing over a number of years have unsettled colleagues

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Tesco Interviews

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    Buyer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Tesco (Hong Kong) in November 2015.

    Interview

    sent resume and then scheduling interviews. first done English level test. and then conducted preliminary interviews, conducting in-person interviews (which I've done twice with the different persons), and conducting reference checks and then hired.

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Company Updates

  • At Tesco we are really proud to be working on Diversity and Inclusion in Grocery. In an industry first we have come together with Accenture, CCEP, Mondelez and P&amp;amp;G to join forces on Diversity &amp;amp; Inclusion, supported by Grocery Aid. If this event sounds of interest to you, click here to find out more information: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZGk

  • Increasing customer interest in fortified foods has prompted our business to uniquely start boosting fibre content in some of its most popular snacks. In a move to help customers increase their dietary fibre we have started to boost fibre to own label foods starting with pies, pasties, sausage rolls and chilled breads. It follows Government guidelines which recommended that the average daily intake of fibre needed to nearly double in order for Brits to lead a healthier lifestyle. Angela Hughes our Food Developer who has overseen the move, lost her beloved grandfather to bowel cancer and her father also has the disease. When Angela’s doctor said there was a strong chance of her also contracting the hereditary disease she asked colleagues if she could use her expertise to try and help others avoid the same fate. Read the full story here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQbNR

    Tesco begins boosting fibre content in its own label foods to help Brits lead healthier lifestyles

    Increasing customer interest in fortified foods has prompted Tesco to uniquely start boosting fibre content in some of its most popular snacks. In a move to help customers increase their dietary fibre Tesco has begun boosting fibre to own label foods starting with pies, pasties, sausage rolls and chilled breads.

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Tesco Awards & Accolades

  • Customer Innovation, Retail Week Awards, 2018
  • Best Grocer, Retail Week Awards, 2018
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