Posts on ‘September 1st, 2011’

From Seoul to Tokyo: Why did Tesco fail in Japan?

Tesco’s announcement that it is pulling out of Japan is hardly a surprise. In the almost decade-long period (it entered in 2003 through acquisition of local player C Two-Network) it was operating in the market, the retailer never seemed able to gain scale and traction in a notoriously difficult retail sector. This was despite Tesco [...]