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Cambridge is the location of Tesco’s 2000th Express shop.


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Cambridge is the location of Tesco’s 2000th Express shop.


Tesco revealed today that its 2,000th Express store would open in Cambridge’s Lion Yard shopping centre.


This important accomplishment supports Tesco’s goal of becoming the most convenient retailer in the UK and reflects the company’s dedication to serving customers whenever, wherever, and however they choose to buy.


In order to provide value to more customers in more places, Tesco introduced the Express format in 1994. Since then, the format has been expanded, and nearly 80% of the UK is now within a 10-minute drive of an Express store.


Twenty new jobs will be created by the new store, which will also offer customers in Cambridge’s city centre lunch choices on-the-go and dinner for tonight meals.


Tesco will give 2,000 meals to nearby schools and make a special grant of £2,000 to local charities in honour of this achievement through its Community Grants Program.


This is an exciting milestone for the company as we continue to expand our store network to give us unmatched proximity to customers looking for an easy and convenient shopping experience,” said Kevin Tindall, Managing Director of Tesco Convenience. Our Express coworkers excel at supporting their local communities, and the expansion of our Express network makes it even simpler for customers to locate excellent value in more locations.


Everybody can find excellent value no matter where they buy thanks to Tesco’s continued efforts to make shopping easier for customers. These efforts include expanding its Click & Collect service and expanding its rapid delivery service, Whoosh.



1 77% of UK residents live within ten minutes of an Express shop


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The shop can be found on Petty Cury, a street that is a component of the Lion Yard shopping centre. From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week, the shop will be open. Through the Tesco Community Food Connection programme, which is run in collaboration with the nonprofit organisation FareShare, the store will give extra food. Every day, Tesco gives extra food from its stores across the UK to charities and foodbanks in order to provide millions of meals.




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