Tesco is a world leader in innovation in the field of retail.The company's innovative projects include the establishment of a self-service checkout, the unique service entitled "Tesco Grocery Home", and its popular fidelity system known as the Tesco Clubcard. The company is a pioneer in the field of ecology, as evidenced in Tesco's low-energy supermarket opening Rajec.
While the Tesco brand has an unparalleled global reach, the company is intent on promoting the good things around us and protecting the communities it serves. The Tesco Foundation was founded in 2009 to offer grant opportunities to innovative projects in the social and health fields. One of Tesco's many noteworthyprojects is the Foundation's Run for Life. In general, Tesco pursues three primary ambitions in the locations in which it operates: creating opportunities for young people, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and being at the forefront of reducing food waste.
The Tesco brand dates back to 1924 in the United Kingdom. Today, it operates in twelve countries worldwide: the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Turkey, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, China and India. As the popularity of the Tesco brand continues to spread, the company works dilligently to maintain both global global accessibility and quality. For more details about the Tesco brand or history, visit the company's Web site.
Tesco's long-term strategy is integrally bound to the promotion of Slovak suppliers and the opportunity for customers to access food as locally produced as possible. Tesco currently works with more than 800 Slovak suppliers, especially for its supply of fresh food: meat, sausages, dairy, fruit and vegetables and, of course, baked goods. Our goal is to give our customers groceries that are always fresh, a task not conceivable across a great distances. We cooperate with more than 50 local bakers, in many cases bakers that operate small family business.