History And Background Of Tesco

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(1) The business background , products/services of Tesco Tesco is a British muitinational grocery and general merchandising retail chain , headquartered in Hertfordshire, England , United Kingdom. Currently, it is third-largest retailer in the world and largest British retailer by both global and local sales. The total revenue in 2009 was about 60 billion £. The number of employees is more the 500,000 and over 4,000 stores. Tesco is listed on London Stock Exchange. Tesco is originally as grocery retailer specialized in food and drink, it has diversifies into many areas such as clothing, electronics, financial services, telecoms, insurance, internet services and software. In United Kingdom, there are 6 formats of Tesco stores depending on size,…show more content…
Tesco Metro- Mainly located in city centers and size of stores and floor space are between Superstores and Express 4. Tesco Express – Neighborhood convenience stores stocking mainly food 5. One Stop Stores- very small stores which are only category that does not include the Tesco in its name 6. Dobbies Tesco currently runs banking firm, named Tesco Personal Finance; operates as an ISP, mobile phone, home phone and VoIP business and also, Tesco sells petrol and diesel at their own petrol stations. Tesco provides loyalty card-scheme to customers through its various kinds of business. Since 1994, Tesco made business on internet, and it is regarded as the first retailer in the world which can provide home shopping services in 1996. Tesco launched Tesco.com in 2000. Tesco expended internationally by entering into joint-ventures with local partners. Now, Tesco processes in many big markets like China, Czech Republic, India, Hungary, Japan, Malaysia, Poland, Ireland, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey , UK and USA. (2) Management levels and types of information systems at Tesco Tesco is a large multinational company with may diversified business. So, there are many different levels of management and many different types of information systems according to usage, process, interest and
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