Its group
non-food sales rose 6% to GBP12.5bn, including GBP3.8bn in International.”

the company reported a 15.1% increase in overall group sales to GBP59.4bn.
Sales grew significantly more rapidly in Asia than in Europe, helped by the
early success of its Homever store acquisitions in Korea.”

international sales grew by 30.6% at actual exchange rates to GBP17.9bn and by
13.6% at constant exchange rates, Tesco said. UK sales increased by 9.5% to
GBP41.5bn, including like-for-like growth of 4.3%.”

plans to create 26,000 new jobs this year, with 8m square feet of new space to
be opened this year – including 75% outside the UK.”

company said it has made a good start to the new financial year with total
sales up by 9.2% in the first six weeks.”
chief executive Terry Leahy said: “At a time when customers everywhere are
feeling the economic strain, we are responding to their changing needs in all
our markets by lowering prices, introducing more affordable products and
offering even sharper promotions.”
have made a good start to the new financial year and I am confident Tesco will
continue to make good progress even in the current global economic