EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Industry observers applauded the announcement last week that Tesco's Fresh & Easy here plans to take a three-month breather after opening 59 stores in five months. However, several told SN they doubt the hiatus had been planned from the beginning, as the company indicated it was. A British analyst also expressed disappointment that Tesco apparently does not intend to break out Fresh & Easy's financial results when it reports year-end earnings for the entire ...

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