LOS ANGELES — Tesco was reportedly encountering out-of-stock problems in produce and other perishable items last week in the days following the opening of its first six Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets in Southern California, according to competitors and some consumers who visited the stores. There were reports during the stores' opening weekend of out-of-stocks in produce and prepared meals by late afternoon — several hours before the stores' 10 p.m. closing — with customers being ...

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