Tesco profile

A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

Tesco: data

See data on the retailer’s performance and forecasts for its operations by channel.

Strategic outlook for Tesco

Our in-depth review of Tesco’s current performance and forecasts 2026, including a full exploration of the retailer's four new strategic priorities.

UK Country Presentation

A guide to the UK’s grocery market and how we expect the country, its leading retailers and channels to evolve over the next five years.

The Tesco Shopper

We take a closer look at the Tesco shopper. Who are they, how do they shop and what matters to them?

Retailers compared 2021

This report uses full analysis of our ShopperVista data between September 2020 and August 2021. We compare the attitudes, demographic profiles and shopping behaviours of shoppers at 9 different supermarkets – Waitrose, Tesco, Iceland, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, M&S, Lidl and Aldi.

Latest News

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The latest release from Kantar, based on data from its 30,000-strong shopper panel, indicates that in the 12-weeks to 12 June 2022 total till roll consumer spend in Great Britain fell by 1.9% versus 2021. While the market contracted over the 12-week period it was its best performance since October 2021 and the data showed it grew by 0.4% over the latest four-week timeframe.

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As concern mounts about the economic outlook and the severity of the rising cost of living, Tesco has highlighted a shift in its product mix towards value options. In the 13 weeks to May 28 group like-for-like sales grew by 2.0%, with performance varying significantly across the different elements of the business. UK: sales mix shifts to value options In the core UK business, LFL sales f...
Following last week’s IGD Tesco Trade briefing, during which Tesco highlighted the importance of enhanced collaboration to drive efficiency and mitigate the cost-of-living crisis, it has come to light that Tesco is trialing increased levels of palletisation in at least one of its stores to assess how this might impact instore productivity.   The merchandising of products on pallets is, of cour...
In newly released five-year market forecasts, IGD predicts the grocery market will grow by 11.3% over the next five years from £216.8bn to £241.3bn. While inflation will underpin the majority of growth in 2022, with a 3.5% value increase predicted, this will moderate from 2023 onwards. With the war in Ukraine impacting the UK supply chain and food prices expected to increase by 8.9% in 2022, I...
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