CHESHUNT, England — Tesco officials said yesterday that the company is encouraged enough by the sales trajectory of its U.S. business to accelerate the opening of a distribution center in Northern California. In a conference call discussing its earnings results for the fiscal year, Tesco said Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets are exceeding sales of $20 per square foot per week at the chain’s best locations. Sir Terry Leahy, chief executive officer, said in an interview published on ...

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