Established in 1919 by Jack Cohen, Tesco PLC has grown to become a leading grocery and merchandise brand in the UK. The company, which opened its maiden store in 1929, began as a collection of market stalls selling groceries along Well Street in East London. It has now grown to become the second largest retailer in the world after Wal-Mart both in revenues and profits. Tesco has been listed in the London Stock Exchange as Tesco Stores Holdings Limited since 1947.
At its inception, Tesco specialized in grocery retailing. Over the years, the company has diversified into different areas of merchandise including clothing, books, furniture, electronics, and even petrol. Tesco also provides financial services as well as internet, telecoms, software, DVD rental, and music downloads in both online and offline platforms. Today, Tesco is an internationally recognized brand in the grocery, beverage, and general merchandise market.
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