• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

In this assessment I will be looking at Tesco and Marks & Spencer I will be describing their activities, products and services and how they have changed

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Tesco and marks & Spencer Introduction In this assessment I will be looking at Tesco and marks & Spencer I will be describing their activities, products and services and how they have changed I will also be looking at the following things * the different formats locations of the retail outlets * number of employees that work in these two industries * sales area * number of enterprises * Their turnover and product strategies Tesco Tesco was founded in 1919 in east London by Jack Cohen, Its main headquarters is in Delamere Road, Cheshunt in England Tesco is UKs largest British retailer by both worldwide sales and domestic markers shares. Tesco employees 360,000 staffs making it the UK's biggest private sector employer. Tesco has just had build a new Tesco express in Hounslow which they want to make profits. Tesco sells the following products and services to its customers: * Clothing * Consumer electronics * Financial services such as credit cards, personal loans * Telecoms such as home line and moblile line * Insurance ( Home, pet, travel, life, motor * Dental plans, * Retailing and renting DVDs, CDs, music downloads * Internet services and software. ...read more.

Middle

are mainly located in city centers and high streets they are aimed at workers, high street shoppers and local residents, the main purpose of these stores are for people who just want to by few groceries Its total square meter is 2,025,00. The opening times for these stores are 0700 to 2200 from Monday to Saturday and on Sunday from 1000 to 1600, this type of store also sells foods from different types of country's such as they sell : * Asian foods * polish foods * halah foods * world foods These types of stores don't have that many facilities, the following facilities they offer are: * Cash machines ( this service is for customers that want to take cash out of the machines ) * Disabled access( this service is for disabled customers that want to access the store Tesco express These types of stores are mainly found with petrol stations they mainly sell food and every day products, its main purpose is for customers that want to buy snacks at every day products. Its total square meter is 2,125,000. This type of store is opened from 0600 to 2300 from Monday to Sunday; these types of stores don't sell foods from different types of countries. ...read more.

Conclusion

The opening times for these stores are 0800 to 2200 from Monday to Saturday and on Sunday it's opened from 0900 to 2000. These types of stores are located in towns and shopping centres Home stores These stores were build on 2007 they a wide variety of home merchandise they don't sell any sort of M&S food, they sell products such as sofas, tables, plasma televisions , Cabinet Furniture, Beds & Mattresses, Cookware Home Accessories, Household Electricals and so on. Also these stores are located in big shopping centres. The opening hours for these stores are from 09:00 - 20:00 on Monday to Saturday and on Sunday from 11:00 - 17:00. Outlet stores There are only 39 outlet stores in the UK , these stores offer M&S products with the majority of them discounting at least 30% from the original selling price. They sell all sort of products such as cloths, house ware, electronic goods and foods. Many of the Outlet stores are in locations such as retail parks and outlet centres. The opening hours for this store are 0830 to 0530 from Monday to Saturday and on Sundays it's opened on 24 hours. Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marks_&_Spencer http://www.marksandspencer.com/ ?? ?? ?? ?? Said Ali M1 Unit 41 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Case Studies and Analysis section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Case Studies and Analysis essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Aims of tesco

    5 star(s)

    Tesco also have a Strong loyalty card programme which gives them a great tool enabling them to monitor trends, slumps and other customer activity. Therefore it is clear to see that Tesco's aim to grow in Ireland has been successful to date and they are achieving this goal.

  2. (P4) Describe the Functional Activities and the Independencies of Tesco Plc and Coleraine Borough ...

    Library Board, local schools, sports clubs and associations Corporate Services This department is responsible for; * Recruitment and Selection of Staff * Personnel Policies & Procedures * Creditors Payments & Payroll * District Rates * Information Technology * Internal Audit * Annual Accounts The primary functions of this department include;

  1. Tesco Marketing Activities

    listed below being asked: * What do you think of the current design, position and layout of the meat counter? * Where do you usually start shopping in our store? * What do you think of the layout of the fruit and vegetables section?

  2. PESTLE and SWOT analysis for Tesco.

    It involves specifying the objective of the business venture or project and identifying the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. The technique is credited to Albert Humphrey, who led a research project at Stanford University in the 1960s and 1970s using data from Fortune 500 companies.

  1. Unit 9: Marketing Strategy

    the used a larger store which was less personal, this is particularly relevant as friendly service was in the top three in my questionnaire. This is also supported by my secondary research as according to StartUpNation, a website for entrepreneurs, friendly and personal service was ranked number two, below knowledgeable and available staff.

  2. Stakeholders of Tesco and Demelza house

    The more successful the business the higher the wages could be. It is also in the interest of the staff to work well as individuals as well as team members as this makes their jobs more secure by showing a commitment to their place of work.

  1. Unit 32 P3 explain how the developments in the consumer market have impacted on ...

    made many other improvements for instance creating their website and click and collect service with the technology that they have available. Task 4- a customer service handbook- In the food retailing industry it is important to have different customer services in order to keep customers satisfied, the different areas are

  2. Describe how visual merchandising techniques are applied to goods in different types of retail ...

    From the pictures above, we can see how Hollister has used the front display of their store, as they made use of that space to position mannequins and show their latest trends to the customers that passes by. The picture also shows that certain mystique about shopping at Hollister's that make it a fun place to go.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work