Tesco Chief Executive Dave Lewis has been called as a prosecution witness in the trial of three former senior executives accused of fraud and false accounting at Britain's biggest retailer, a court heard on Tuesday.
B&M European Value Retail had a generally good time in the 12 months to March 25 as sales soared on the back of both new stores and a strong performance in existing locations, but clothing and shoes struggled in Germany.
Booker, the British wholesaler that has agreed a $4.8 billion (3.7 billion pounds) takeover by Tesco, said it still expected the deal to complete by early 2018 at the latest as it reported a 15% rise in annual profit.
Tesco has unveiled a new campaign celebrating its F&F clothing brand and its home within the supermarket. Designed by Odd, the campaign follows a shopper as she glides through the aisles in the new summer range.
Womenswear was key for N Brown in the latest year with online outperforming and H2 seeing sales accelerating. But with the market staying tough and profits falling, a new link with Tesco could be just what it needs.