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66 points for Dave Lewis – No.3 – Blinkbox

66 points for Dave Lewis – No.3 – Blinkbox

Today is 64 (sixty-four) days until Dave Lewis takes the helm at the UK’s biggest retailer. Grocery Insight are counting down to the start of his reign with an improvement point per day. First up, we had Twitter, then unerring focus on shrink and today its Blinkbox.

As part of the technological roll out, to prove that Tesco were on the ball in this ‘digital age’, they started to acquire tech based businesses. In 2011 they acquired 80% of film rental service Blinkbox with a strategy to push this onto customers via Clubcard, in store and via the Tesco.com site. Read more

66 points for Dave Lewis – No.2 – Shrink

66 points for Dave Lewis – No.2 – Shrink

Today is 65 (sixty-five) days until Dave Lewis takes the helm at the UK’s biggest retailer. Grocery Insight are counting down to the start of his reign with an improvement point per day. Yesterday it was Twitter and today its shrink. Read more

66 points for Dave Lewis – No.1 – Twitter

66 points for Dave Lewis – No.1 – Twitter

Today is 66 (sixty-six) days until Dave Lewis takes the helm at the UK’s biggest retailer. Email subscribers have had a virtual walk around one store displaying particularly poor store standards today, and stores remain such a challenge.

Tesco it seems, continue to try  to deliver a champagne esque shopping experience on beer money. The alarm bells were well and truly ringing about their cost cutting mentality returning when Chris Bush at the investor day pointed to cost saving being ‘in our DNA’.

This is probably part of the wider problem, part of why an outsider has been brought in, and part of why the UK is going backwards again.

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Coming soon…. Whole Foods

Coming soon…. Whole Foods

Coming soon…..

The retailing mecca of food in the UK – Whole Foods!

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