Another one

It seems Tesco have a solution to the perception that their pub take-overs aren’t all about the community and philanthropy.

The solution? throw £500 into the opening budget, and hand it to someone local, who will inevitably be grateful and provide a suitable photo opportunity for the local press.

http://www.rugbyadvertiser.co.uk/news/business/tesco-takes-over-at-old-merry-monk-pub-in-brownsover-1-4264899#.US-syNNYEAI.facebook

In Hutton of course it was St Francis Hopsice who were the recipients of the ‘commitment to the community’ donation

http://www.thisistotalessex.co.uk/New-Tesco-opening-Brentwood/story-18068717-detail/story.html#axzz2MOmDbqqk

Undoubtedly some suitable cause will benefit for the benefit of Tesco when (if) they arrive in Warley – remember it’s by no means a foregone conclusion – other places have succeeded in halting the shopping leviathan…

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