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Tesco (Firm)


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    • Tesco Stores Ltd.
    • Tesco Stores (Holdings) Ltd.
    • Tesco Stores (Holdings) PLC
    • Tesco PLC
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Tesco Stores Ltd.
  • Sources

    • found: Its Strategic report 2014:t.p. (Tesco PLC)
    • found: Its website, viewed 29 July 2015:home p. (Tesco PLC) about p. (one of the world's largest retailers; New Tesco House Delamare Road, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire EN8 9SL) history p. (Jack Cohen began selling surplus groceries from a stall in the East End of London in 1919; in 1924, his first own-brand product was Tesco Tea, before the company was called Tesco; name comes from the initials of TE Stockwell, a partner in the firm of tea suppliers, and CO from Jack's surname; first Tesco store opened in 1929 in Burnt Oak, Edgware, north London; new head office opened in Cheshunt in 1973, called New Tesco House)
    • found: SourceWatch website, viewed 29 July 2015(Tesco; Jack Cohen opened his first store in 1929, incorporated Tesco Stores Limited in 1932, and floated the company on the stock exchange in 1947)
    • found: Tomorrow's Tesco today, 1983:t.p. (Tesco plc) p.1 (Tesco Stores (Holdings) was formed as a public limited company in 1947 to acquire the share capital of Tesco Stores Ltd and J.E. Cohen & Co. Ltd, the wholsale supplier to Tesco; the company expanded rapidly from that date as a result of organic growth and a series of acquisitions) p.2 (name of the company was changed from Tesco Stores (Holdings) PLC to Tesco PLC in July 1983)
    • found: Retailing and the inner city, 1980:p.1 (Tesco Stores (Holdings) Ltd.)
    • found: William Low & Co., 2000:p. 1 (family business f. 1868, Dundee Scotland; acquired by Tesco nearly 130 years later; Wm. Low & Co.)
    • found: LCCN 74-885784: Corina, M. Pile it high, sell ... 1971(hdg.: Tesco Stores Ltd.; usage: Tesco)
  • Change Notes

    • 1985-07-01: new
    • 2015-07-30: revised
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