Terry Leahy

Type: Person
Name: Terry Leahy
Title: Chief executive officer
Organization: Tesco
Date of Birth: 28/02/1956
Place of Birth: Liverpool, England
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Terry Leahy
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Awkward questions for Tesco should be answered by its accountants too

Illustration by Daniel PudlesSo the supermarket that shoved horsemeat in its burgers now admits to sprinkling horse manure on its balance sheet. That quip has been doing the rounds since Tesco confessed last week to exaggerating its profits by £250m, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer That 'Owned the World'

Byline: Bloomberg NewsBerkshire Hathaway Inc. Vice Chairman Charles Munger recently summed up the past seven years of Tesco Plc, Britain's biggest grocer, in a beat."Tesco owned the world," said Munger, whose firm last disclosed a 3.7 percent stake in ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

What a difference a decade makes: Tesco's boss Terry Leahy 10 years ago

With a £250m hole in its accounts and shareholders baying for boardroom blood, Tesco 2014 has hit a new low. By contrast, 2004 Tesco was right at the top of its game, super-confident, relentlessly customer-focused and apparently unstoppably profitabl ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Every extra million unnoticed helps Tesco’s shareholders

Tesco shares lost £1.5 billion in value at the start of this week (Pic: Flickr/Gordon Joly)Bosses of Britain’s biggest supermarket have found, that when trying to bluff your way out of a profit crisis, every little helps.Tesco suspended four of its top ... [Published Socialist Worker - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer Tesco That ‘Owned The World’

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/B) Vice Chairman Charles Munger recently summed up the past seven years of Tesco Plc, (TSCO) Britain’s biggest grocer, in a beat.“Tesco owned the world,” said Munger, whose firm last disclosed a 3.7 percent stake in the company. ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Simms

'Tesco invested heavily in large edge-of-town and out-of-town stores, which were hit by the rise of internet shopping.' Photograph: Rex Features“There are two types of chancellor,” Gordon Brown used to joke. “Those who fail and those who get out in time.” ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Simms | Comment is free

“There are two types of chancellor,” Gordon Brown used to joke. “Those who fail and those who get out in time.” Tesco’s former chief executive, Terry Leahy[1], now enjoying a lucrative career as a feted business guru, got out in time. The irony is that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

BAT Seeking to Have Tobacco Alternative Available on UK's NHS

:48Nicoventures, a company formed by British American Tobacco Plc to develop substitute nicotine products, is seeking approval for its Voke inhalation device to be made available on the UK National Health Service as it seeks an edge in the growing market ... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco PLC Hasn’t Bottomed Yet…

Trends, whether you're talking about skinny jeans or shares, tend to last much longer than you expected.Basically when a share price -- viewed over months and years -- is rising, the market is taking the view that the company will steadily grow its profits ... [Published Interactive Investor - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 4 reports

Comment: Tesco strategy undone by the timing

RETAILING know-alls are having a field day with Tesco, telling us how they would not have made the "obvious" mistakes perpetrated (in their view) by former boss Sir Terry Leahy and his replacement Philip Clarke.You know the drill. Too much foreign expansion. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 9 reports

Tesco shares slump to 10-year low after profit warning

Ireland's biggest retailer Tesco slashed its interim dividend by 75pc as tough trading conditions forced it to cut its profit forecast for the second time in two months. Ireland's biggest retailer Tesco slashed its interim dividend by 75pc as tough trading ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Has Sir Terry’s poison chalice been handed on once again?

The parallels between Tesco and Manchester United grew even stronger yesterday as the latest chapter in the saga of Britain’s biggest supermarket unravelled. Philip Clarke reluctantly took up the board’s decision to resign after failing to fill the enormous ... [Published The Independent - Jul 22 2014]

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ALEX BRUMMER: New chief executive Mike Coupe ha... [Published This Is Money - 11 hours ago]
Edgy questions for Tesco must be answered by it... [Published Qatar Peninsula - 23 hours ago]
Awkward questions for Tesco should be answered ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 29 2014]
The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer That 'Owned th... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
Growing economies by rights [Published CHINAdaily - Sep 26 2014]
MARKET REPORT: Sainsbury's slips on faltering s... [Published This Is Money - Sep 25 2014]
Tesco problems bigger than Sainsbury's and Mark... [Published Telegraph - Sep 24 2014]
What a difference a decade makes: Tesco's boss ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Sep 24 2014]
Every extra million unnoticed helps Tesco’s sha... [Published Socialist Worker - Sep 24 2014]
The Rise and Fall of U.K. Grocer Tesco That ‘Ow... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 23 2014]
Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Sim... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
Tesco: why did it all go so wrong? | Andrew Simms [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 22 2014]
BAT Seeking to Have Tobacco Alternative Availab... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Sep 15 2014]
Health24.com | Medicinal nicotine inhaler appro... [Published Health24 - Sep 15 2014]
Medical licence for BAT nicotine inhaler [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 14 2014]
Consort Medical plc Surges After Announcing Dea... [Published Motley Fool UK - Sep 12 2014]
BAT's novel e-cigarette rival wins UK medical a... [Published Sharenet - Sep 12 2014]
CallMiner Unveils Speech Analytics Results Assu... [Published Individual.com - Sep 09 2014]
Toga Tattlers: SPAC festival dominated by food,... [Published Saratogian - Sep 08 2014]
Can Tesco's New CEO Turn This Latest Disaster A... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 05 2014]
Tesco PLC Hasn’t Bottomed Yet… [Published Interactive Investor - Sep 05 2014]
CallMiner Launches Industry’s First Speech Anal... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 04 2014]
Tesco shares drop on profit warning [Published Toyworld Magazine - Sep 01 2014]
Tesco eyes fightback as new boss enters the fray [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 01 2014]
The Business: Monday September 1 2014 [Published The First Post: Latest - Sep 01 2014]
Tesco Clubcard creators want to get fans retwee... [Published Telegraph - Aug 30 2014]
Tesco shares slump to 10-year low after profit ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 30 2014]
Comment: Tesco strategy undone by the timing [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
It’s too late for the blame game – Tesco’s new ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
It’s too late for the blame game – Tesco’s new ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
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CallMiner Ranked as #1 Speech Analytics Vendor [Published PR.com Press Releases - Aug 17 2014]
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Soil Erosion, Climate Change and Global Food Se... [Published Energy Balance - Aug 04 2014]
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Shop horror [Published Schumpeter - The Economist - Jul 21 2014]
PHILIP CLARKE did not sit still during his three years as boss of Tesco, the world’s second-largest retailer by sales. After taking over from Terry Leahy as chief executive, he pulled out of an ill-advised venture into America and scaled back Tesco’s ...
Market movers – Tesco, Imperial Tobacco, BSkyB,... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Jul 21 2014]
A 2% rise in Tesco 's ( LON:TSCO ) share price is salt in the wound for boss Philip Clarke, who is now headed for the checkout after a pretty undistinguished period in charge of Britain’s largest retailer. He will leave in October, making way for Dave ...
CallMiner Advances Cloud-Based Speech Analytics... [Published Call Centre Clinic News Articles - Jun 11 2014]
11th June 2014 - CallMiner, the leader in speech analytics for automating contact center and agent performance management, announced today the introduction of Eureka Express Mining, a high-performance analytics service for enterprises that need to ...
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