Tesco are the leading retailer in the UK, with 460,000 colleagues and they serve millions of customers every week in store and online. Tesco is a PLC and has been around since 1919 where they started as a market stall and there was only one of them. This shows that Tesco is a dedicated company and is very successful. Around the world Tesco have 6,809 shops and it has been recorded that 79 million shopping trips are made every week around all stores in the world. In 1919 and the 1920s Tesco was a group of market stalls, in 1930s Jack Cohen bought some land and expanded. With the land he built a headquarters and warehouse Tesco continued to expand, in 2000s Tesco expanded online with a delivery service. Tesco is a for profit business which means that it aims to make a profit and make money. This is why they sell products. They buy the products in bulk for cheap price and sell the products for more to make a profit.