Review the Management Focus “Tesco’s International Growth Strategy,” and then answer the following questions
: a. Why did Tesco’s initial international expansion strategy focus on developing nations?
b. How does Tesco create value in its international operations?
c. In Asia, Tesco has a history of entering into joint-venture agreements with local partners.
What are the benefits of doing this for Tesco? What are the risks?
How are those risks mitigated?
d. When Tesco decided to enter the United States, this represented a departure from its historic strategy of focusing on developing nations.