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 Aug 01 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

FACTBOX-Tesco's Leahy legacy - where did all the directors go?

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - When Terry Leahy retired as Tesco chief executive in March 2011 after 14 years in the top job he left successor Philip Clarke what he called "one of the strongest leadership teams in the world of retailing".Clarke, unceremoniously ... [Published CNBC - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Diageo writes down stake in Chinese baiju company by £264m

World's biggest drinks company hit by weak trading in the emerging markets and the strength of the pound against a number of currencies Diageo has written down the value of its near 40pc stake in the Chinese white spirits company, Shuijingfang, by £264m ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Tesco PLC: How This Company Can Be Turned Around

In the 1980s, Sainsbury’s used to be the leading supermarket in the UK — it was way ahead of its competitors. Its profits, and its share price, rocketed. But every trend eventually comes to an end, and Sainsbury seemed to lose its way and was overtaken ... [Published Motley Fool UK - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

B&M Announces Strong First Quarter Results

:45UK discount chain B&M has announced strong first quarter results. Group sales rose by 39 per cent to £367 million, while UK sales alone increased by 22.6 per cent to £341.2 million.Like-for-like sales was down slightly to 6 per cent from 7 per cent ... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Eagle Eye to post £800,000 loss for the year

Sir Terry Leahy at Retail London conferenceBy Somerville -08:56AM - Tue 29th July 2014Digital solutions specialist Eagle Eye expects to post a £800,000 loss for the year ended 30 June 2014 despite revenue soaring.The firm which supports vouchers, gift ... [Published Retail Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Curse of the Deputy

It was always Gordon Brown's problem. It's turned out to be Philip Clarke's as well over at Tesco. And, despite his recent runs for England, it may well be Alastair Cook's too.But why are deputies so often such failures? Why, when they have spent years ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

B&M Retail hails strong maiden results after IPO

B&M RETAIL, the discount shopping chain, yesterday reported a strong start to the year in its first trading update since its stock market debut in May.The fast-growing chain, which sells everything from bedding to barbecues, said group sales jumped by ... [Published City A.M. - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Leahy’s Midas touch continues with B

The 380-store chain, which is chaired by Tesco's former star chief executive Sir Terry Leahy and sells branded goods at knockdown prices, floated on the stock market last month at £2.7billion.It was looking to entice investors with the growing trend for ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

A perfect storm for Tesco

The supermarket faces tough challenges – so should you wait for a better time to buy? Phil Oakley investigates.For years it seemed that Tesco could do no wrong. Loved by its customers and the City, it dominated British food retailing and set its sights ... [Published Money Week - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Should you worry when a CEO leaves without reason?

Sometimes there’s a bit of company news that makes my ears prick up.Here’s an example: despite announcing that first half profits would be below expectations, Tesco shares were up 3% first thing Monday morning.This was on the news that CEO Philip Clarke ... [Published Money Week - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 6 reports

Tesco boss to quit after profit warning

London - Tesco boss Philip Clarke will step down after Britain’s biggest retailer warned it would miss profit forecasts, bringing an abrupt end to a disastrous three-year reign.Clarke, who has spent more than £1 billion ($18bn) on a failed turnaround ... [Published IOL - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 18 reports

Tesco board must take blame for errors which forced CEO out

Tesco boss Philip Clarke has paid the price for another profit warning from the struggling – though still dominant – retailer. But while his track record is picked apart by commentators, scrutiny should…AuthorAdjunct Professor of Law at Northwestern ... [Published Conversation UK - Jul 22 2014]

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FACTBOX-Tesco's Leahy legacy - where did all th... [Published CNBC - 19 hours ago]
INSIGHT-Tesco's new boss - the outsider on the ... [Published CNBC - 19 hours ago]
Tesco boss goes after profit warning [Published Scottish Grocer - Aug 01 2014]
Diageo writes down stake in Chinese baiju compa... [Published Telegraph - Jul 31 2014]
California Table Grape Industry honours Dwight ... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jul 30 2014]
Morrisons appoints Andrew Higginson as chairman [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
B&M Announces Strong First Quarter Results [Published European Supermarket Magazine - Jul 29 2014]
Tesco Has Not Done This Badly In Over 20 Years [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 29 2014]
Eagle Eye to post £800,000 loss for the year [Published Retail Gazette - Jul 29 2014]
Former Tesco boss Higginson steps in at Morrisons [Published More About Advertising - Jul 29 2014]
The Curse of the Deputy [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 29 2014]
Tesco PLC: How This Company Can Be Turned Around [Published Motley Fool UK - Jul 29 2014]
B&M Retail hails strong maiden results after IPO [Published City A.M. - Jul 29 2014]
Leahy’s Midas touch continues with B [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
City & Business Leahy’s Midas touch continues w... [Published Daily Express - Jul 29 2014]
A perfect storm for Tesco [Published Money Week - Jul 28 2014]
B&M European Value Retail : Posts Strong First ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 28 2014]
B&M Retail unveils strong first quarter sales [Published Liverpool Echo - Jul 28 2014]
Tesco chief Lewis faces heavy to-do list to tur... [Published Gulf News - Jul 28 2014]
We know Dave Lewis can sell soap. Can he really... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
Dave Lewis: a new star for planet Tesco [Published Telegraph - Jul 26 2014]
Why Your Web Business Might Not Need a Charisma... [Published Business 2 Community - Jul 25 2014]
Tescopoly no more [Published The Economist - Jul 24 2014]
I’m celebrating Glasgow’s Games as my forecast ... [Published Spectator - Jul 24 2014]
Tesco Shareholders Don't Want Their CEO To Go O... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 24 2014]
How British Supermarkets Are Being Eaten Alive [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jul 24 2014]
Should you worry when a CEO leaves without reason? [Published Money Week - Jul 24 2014]
Can an outsider be a successful leader? Boxwood... [Published Retail Times - Jul 24 2014]
No wonder Philip Clarke was axed – Tesco has lo... [Published Spectator - Jul 23 2014]
No wonder Philip Clarke was axed – Tesco has lo... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jul 23 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 ...
UK discount retailer B&M aiming for $5 bln shar... [Published PE Hub Blog - May 30 2014]
(Reuters) – British discount retailer B&M is to be valued at up to 2.9 billion pounds ($5 billion) in its London share flotation, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, making it one of the biggest UK retail listings of the year. The ...
Wealth Of UK's 1000 Richest People Increased 15... [Published Zero Hedge - May 19 2014]
Confirming yet again that the global "recovery" benefits some (very few) more than others (the non-very few), is the latest news out of the UK where the Sunday Times reports that the 1000 richest Britons now hold a cumulative £519 billion in wealth: ...
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