Tesco was founded in 1919 by Jack Cohen as a group of market stalls. The name comes from the initials of T.E.
Stockwell, who was a partner in the business with Cohen. The first Tesco store was opened in 1929 in Burnt Oak, London.
Tesco has grown to become one of the largest retailers in the world, with over 2,500 stores across the UK and Ireland. It is also the market leader in online grocery sales in the UK, with over 10% of the market share.
Tesco is known for its wide range of products and services, as well as its commitment to customer service and value for money. It is also a major employer, with over 310,000 employees across the UK and Ireland.
Tesco stands for quality, value and convenience. It is one of the most recognisable brands in the UK and is synonymous with British shopping. Tesco is a trusted name that shoppers know they can rely on for all their grocery needs.