ISSN: IJSB: 2520-4750 (Online), 2521-3040 (Print) JSR : 2708-7085 (online)

Strategic Analysis of Tesco’s International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Directions

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Le Li & Jian Hua Zeng

Abstract

This review paper examines Tesco’s international purchasing and supply-chain management strategies, focusing on its operations and strategic initiatives. Tesco, a prominent global retailer, faces significant challenges and opportunities in a competitive market environment. Through a SWOT analysis, Tesco’s strengths in efficient logistics and expansive market reach are highlighted, alongside weaknesses such as environmental sustainability concerns and operational inefficiencies. The study also explores Tesco’s value chain, emphasizing its primary activities like inbound logistics and outbound distribution, as well as supporting activities such as human resource management and technological innovations like RFID. Future challenges, including environmental sustainability and market expansion in Asia and Africa, are discussed, with recommendations provided to enhance Tesco’s sustainable development and competitive position in the global retail landscape.

Keywords: Tesco, International purchasing, Supply chain management, SWOT analysis, Value chain analysis, Sustainability.

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Title: Strategic Analysis of Tesco’s International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Directions
Author: Le Li & Jian Hua Zeng
Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.58970/IJSB.2360
Media: Online
Volume: 35
Issue: 1
Issue publication (Year): 2024
Acceptance Date: 10/05/2024
Date of Publication: 29/06/2024
PDF URL: https://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/2360.pdf
Free download: Available
Page: 132-143
First Page: 132
Last Page: 143
Paper Type: Review paper
Current Status: Published

 

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Le Li & Jian Hua Zeng (2024). Strategic Analysis of Tesco’s International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management: Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Directions. International Journal of Science and Business, 35(1), 132-143. DOI: https://doi.org/10.58970/IJSB.2360

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 Le Li, The School of Economic and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, & The School of Management and Engineering, Anhui Institute of Information Technology, Wuhu, China.

 Jian Hua Zeng (Corresponding author), School of   Chemistry   and Life   Science, Hubei University of Education, Wuhan 430205, China.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.58970/IJSB.2360

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