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- Who is the player?
Tesco, founded in 1919, is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer which has over 6,800 stores, located in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Central Europe and Asia. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
After a record loss of €6.4bn in 2015 following an accounting scandal, one of the biggest losses in British corporate history, Tesco reversed a decade of effort to turn itself into a wide-ranging retail conglomerate to focus instead on its core supermarket business. Since then, the company has been engaged in recalibrating its business portfolio, with the aim achieving a 3.5% - 4% operating margin by 2019-20. To date, the company has seen 9 consecutive quarters of growth, while debt levels – although still high – continue to fall (from €4.2bn to €3bn in 2017, excluding Tesco Bank). […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Large store network (6,835 stores in FY2018), leading to economies of scale and enhanced competitiveness
Strong portfolio of private label brands (Finest, Everyday Value, etc.) […]
Strong reliance on the domestic market with 78.1% of total sales made in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland (FY2018) […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Number of employees, number of stores,, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Number of store by region, Change in number of stores by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.