Supermarket giant increases profits

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco today announced half-year pre-tax profits of �1.42 billion, an increase of 1.5pc on a year earlier after total sales of �30.4 billion.

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco today announced half-year pre-tax profits of �1.42 billion, an increase of 1.5pc on a year earlier after total sales of �30.4 billion.