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This week, I want you to review the Management Focus on Tesco. Then answer the following questions:
- Why did Tesco’s initial international expansion strategy focus on developing nations?
- In March 2006 Tesco announced that it would enter the United States. This represented a departure from its historic strategy of focusing on developing nations. Why do you think Tesco made this decision? How is the U.S. market different from others Tesco has entered? What are the risks here