Business Analysis : Tesco Plc

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Task 1: know the range of different businesses and their ownership
‘Businesses on Our Doorstep’
Task 1A
For this assignment my task is to choose two contrasting businesses within the Borough of Newham and describe the type of businesses, purpose and ownership. One has to be a large profit making business, like PLC or Ltd, and the other a small business, profit, not-for-profit, sole trader, partnership or small ltd. For the first business, I have chosen one of the largest retail in the world, Tesco PLC, and for the second I have chosen the charitable organization, Cancer Research UK, that is a not-for-profit business.

Tesco PLC
Tesco PLC is a Public Limited Company, founded by Jack Cohen and headquartered in Cheshunt, in the United Kingdom, that operates as a grocery retailer. It is a well established business and it earns good profits. The company produces goods, supplies goods, and offers services to customers. Tesco PLC primarily offer food, groceries, clothing and general merchandise, and it also supplies retail banking, insurance and financial services. Tesco PLC is engage in distribution, sourcing, data analysis, telecommunications, property operations and online entertainment. The business runs in the United Kingdom, China, India, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Ireland, Poland, Slovakia and Turkey. Customers are served approximately 7,300 stores in 12 markets, also through the Internet.
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