Tesco: Tesco, Criticism of Tesco, Shirley Porter, Tesco Ireland, William Low, Fresh

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 140 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Criticism of Tesco, Shirley Porter, Tesco Ireland, William Low, Fresh & Easy, Tesco Clubcard, Terry Leahy, Arena Park Shopping Centre, Tesco Bank, Ian MacLaurin, Baron MacLaurin of Knebworth, Greenergy, Tesco Lotus, Tesco.com, Jack Cohen, Dunnhumby, David Edward Reid, Tesco Supermarkets Ltd v Nattrass, Victor Value, Tesco Town, Tescopoly, Home plus, Spenhill, Crucible, Digilogic, Kipa. Excerpt: Tesco House, the Tesco head office, in Cheshunt, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire Tesco store at Kingston Park, Newcastle upon Tyne Tesco store at Kulim, MalaysiaTesco plc is a global grocery and general merchandise retailer headquartered in Cheshunt, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest retailer in the world measured by revenues (after Wal-Mart and Carrefour) and the second-largest measured by profits (after Wal-Mart). It has stores in 14 countries across Asia, Europe and North America and is the grocery market leader in the UK (where it has a market share of around 30%), Malaysia, the Republic of Ireland and Thailand. The company was founded by Jack Cohen in 1919 and opened its first store in 1929 in Burnt Oak, Edgware, Middlesex. The Tesco name first appeared after Cohen purchased a shipment of tea from T.E. Stockwell and combined those initials with the first two letters of his surname. Originally a UK-focused grocery retailer, Tesco has diversified both geographically and into areas such as the retailing of books, clothing, electronics, furniture, petrol and software; financial services; telecoms and internet services; DVD rental; and music downloads. Tesco is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Jack Cohen founded Tesco in 1919 when he began to sell surplus groceries from a stall at Well Street Market, Hackney, in the East End of London. The Tesco brand first appeared in 1924. The...

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