... is that our greedy, ruthless supermarkets have got off scot-free September 2, 2013: op-ed for the Daily Mail Now, six months after the worst scandal in the history of our supermarkets, the biggest joke of all has emerged. And it is the shops and food manufacturers that are having the last laugh. The big … Continue reading The real horse meat scandal…
Extended version of my story "Tesco, not in our backyard", published in the Times 19 March 2013. Comments below. The lady from Tesco is having a horrible day. She’s driven from Bristol – leaving a sick toddler behind – to the little Dorset town of Sherborne where, frankly, almost everybody hates her. Her job is to sell the … Continue reading Tesco vs Sherborne – can the big guy afford to blink?
17th October 2011, The Times Dozens of the savings offered by Tesco in its “Big Price Drop” — the £500 million campaign that started a supermarket price war three weeks ago — are on foods that were sold only briefly at the higher price, research by The Times has shown. Huge advertising promotions this month … Continue reading The Truth about Tesco's not-so-big price drop
10th June 2010, Observer Food Monthly Forget the eulogies to Sir Terry Leahy. The legacy of Leahyism has been damage to our towns, countryside and environment, and the promotion of a much poorer diet that we'll all pay for Sir Terry Leahy is retiring as head of Tesco after 14 years, "to spend more time … Continue reading Word of Mouth: Tesco Is No Champion of The Poor