US retailing giant Wal-Mart has revealed how it plans to take on, and mimic, Tesco’s Fresh and Easy convenience stores head-on – by focusing on “fresh” and “delicious” food and offering high levels of customer service. Daily Telegraph

The aim of Wal-Mart’s new Marketside stores, in contrast to its traditional 150,000 sq ft-plus hypermarkets, is, in the retailer’s own words, to help customers decide what to have that night for dinner.