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Top Tip: get the bad news out soonest and make it personal

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis made the right choice today: admit publically bad things have gone on and talk about them. The lesson is: do not hide from the bad news in corporate communications and respond quickly and personally from the top. 153 more words


TESCO BREAKING....Chief Finance Officer Mcilwee left company six days before improper profit forecast discovered


Industry sources were claiming late this morning that departing Chief Financial Officer Laurie Mcilwee left Tesco just six days before the £250M profit overstatement anomaly was discovered. 244 more words

Laurie McIlwee

Tesco to beat its staff with a shitty stick

Supermarket giant Tesco is said to be taking the unusual step of beating its staff to within an inch of their lives using a shitty stick in order to get to the bottom of how its projected half year profits were overstated by £250 million. 247 more words


Should marketing have a seat on the board in B2B?

This past June I was one of the ‘real faces of marketing’ at Marketing Week Live (MWL). As such, I was part of MWL’s advertising campaign, which explored the big issues that ‘real marketers’ are currently facing.  482 more words

B2B Marketing

We should have seen this profit warning coming, Tesco edition

Some management fashions never go out of style. When new CEOs take the helm, one of their first acts often is to release a slew of bad news. 287 more words

Dave Lewis: retail's newest strategist

With $103 billion in revenue, Tesco, the world’s second-largest general-merchandise retailer, behind Wal-Mart, and the biggest food producer and retail brand in the U.K., earned the No. 531 more words