Her shrill tone will be all too familiar to shoppers at Britain's biggest supermarket, but now the irritating voice of Tesco's self-service checkouts is to disappear having upset too many customers.
Bord Gais Energy made a "good first contribution" to British energy firm Centrica's bottom line during the first half of the year, generating gross revenue of �400m (€569m) and a �23m (€32.7m) profit.
... * Asia stocks set for July loss after worst China drop in 6 years. * U.S. GDP data reinforces bets that Fed is on track to hike.
International Airlines Group, which is cruising closer towards completing a €1.4bn takeover of Irish carrier Aer Lingus, remains confident of generating an operating profit in excess of €2.2bn this year despite slower improvement in the second quarter.
China's two stock exchanges have slapped trading limits on more than 20 accounts as the market regulator on Friday announced a crackdown on computerised "programme trading", which it blamed for recent volatility.