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Supermarkets buying whole towns: Tesco bag ‘Sale’

A town in the North-West has today become the first to be bought outright by a supermarket chain. Tesco bought ‘Sale’ for an estimated £10 Million, in a bid to secure the word for their sole use.

The ancient ‘on-the-market’ town has been available to buy since 1978. Signs erected at every entrance to the town were clearly marked ‘Sale’, but up to now there has been very little interest. Tesco CEO Phillip Clarke snapped up the ‘Value’ town as soon as he saw it, and sees it as a great opportunity.

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Posted: Oct 5th, 2012
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Economic outlook worsens as pop star Kelis suffers milkshake slump

More stock market gloom today, as pop star Kelis revealed that her milkshake now only brings 37% of boys to the yard – a calamitous fall blamed on harsh market conditions and not on the fact that her milkshake is now nine years older than it was when she originally exposed it.

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Posted: Apr 20th, 2012
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Tories defend decision to offer work experience to LibDems

Employment Minister Chris Grayling has today defended the Government’s controversial scheme to offer work experience to Liberal Democrat MPs such as Nick Clegg.

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Posted: Feb 29th, 2012
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Exotic banana identified in batch of venomous spiders

Quarantine staff at Norwich International Airport were shaken this morning when a cargo of 300 highly venomous arachnids was found to contain what appeared to be a ‘yellow crescent shaped fruit.’

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2012
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Tesco officially owns ‘every-fuckin’-thing’

Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy has announced that, after completing the acquisition of the Co-Op and the Happy Garden Chinese takeaway in Bromsgrove, it now owns every-fuckin’-thing in the whole fuckin’ country.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2011
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