Tesco entered the Czech market in 1996 by acquiring 6 Department Stores from K-Mart. In 1998 it opened its first hypermarket in the Czech Republic in Prague – Zličín. In 17 years, Tesco has become a key player in the Czech retail market. This autumn it opened its 232nd store and is truly a multi-channeled retailer. In addition to hypermarkets, it runs Expres shops, supermarkets, 19 petrol fuel stations, 7 malls, 2 F&F stand-alone shops and 7 department stores My.Tesco also runs 130 convenience shops branded Žabka too.
Tesco is not ‘just’ a retailer. Tesco pays equal focus and care to our customers and to corporate social responsibility projects. Be it ecology or sustainable entrepreneurship, communities we live in or children in foster care, Tesco tries to live up to its core values:
We treat everyone how we like to be treated
No one tries harder for our customers
We use our scale for good