Tesco PLC Business Analysis

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The assignment will be as discussed in the following way: Task 1: Introduction of Tesco PLC's company background. Task 2: Comparison and difference between the Aims and Objectives of Tesco PLC, Sainsbury and Aldi. Task 3: Identifications of the key stakeholders of Tesco PLC and explain their competing priorities. Task 4: Identifying the current ownership structure of Tesco PLC and analysing the advantages and disadvantages of the type of ownership structure, recommendations of any changes to the current ownership structure and justification if the current ownership structure is most suitable. Task 5: Analysing the advantages and disadvantages of the current organisational structure of TESCO and explain what might cause this to change. Tesco plc’s background Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen from a market stall in London’s East End. In 1919, Cohen invested his £30 stipend from his World War I service in the Royal Flying Corps in stock for his small grocery stall in the East End of London and began his career as a market trader. He soon became a successful trader in other London markets outside of the East End and also branched out into wholesaling for other market traders. In 1919, Cohen invested his £30 stipend from his World War I service in the Royal Flying Corps in stock for his small grocery stall in the East End of London and began his career as a market trader. He soon became a successful trader in other London markets outside of the East End and also branched out into wholesaling for other market traders. In 1932, Cohen officially founded Tesco Stores Limited. The name was originally that of a private-label brand of tea Cohen sold, created from the initials of T.E. Stockwell, ... ... middle of paper ... ...w.tutor2u.net/blog/index.php/business-studies/ Bized – http://www.bized.ac.uk/ Service for students and educators on business and economics related subjects. Business Education Zone – http://www.businesseducation.findhere.org/ CAROL – http://www.carol.co.uk/ The Times 100 – http://www.thetimes100.co.uk/ Bagley, C., Dean, A., Stubbs, L. & Gardiner, M. (2011) BTEC National Business - Student Textbook. Glasgow: Collins. Hough, K. & Tye, J. (2006) OCR National Level 3 in Business Student Book. London & New Hampshire: Heinemann. Kelly, P. & Ashwin, A. (2013) The Business Environment. Andover: Cengage Learning. Palmer, A. & Hartley, B. (2011) – The Business Environment. 7th ed. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill. Richards, C., Dransfield, R., Goymer, R. & Bevan, J. (2010) BTEC Level 3 National Business Student Book 1. 3rd ed. New Jersey: Pearson Education Ltd.

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