Tesco plans to open 15 more outlets in Slovakia in 2010

Tesco Stores SR, a.s., one of the biggest players in Slovakia’s retail market, wants to open approximately 15 outlets across Slovakia this year. Last year, the retail chain opened eight outlets.

Tesco Stores SR, a.s., one of the biggest players in Slovakia’s retail market, wants to open approximately 15 outlets across Slovakia this year. Last year, the retail chain opened eight outlets.

In 2010, the company plans to focus in particular on its Tesco Expres small-format outlets, the company's spokeswoman Oľga Hrnčiarová told the SITA newswire. Tesco Expres outlets usually have an area of up to 300 square meters and can be part of existing buildings.

Tesco Stores SR currently operates three Tesco Expres outlets in the capital and a fourth one, on Martinčeková Stree,t is due to open on January 14. It will provide jobs for 22 people. The new store will be the 79th Tesco outlet in Slovakia and the ninth in Bratislava. Tesco Stores SR has been operating on the Slovak market since 1996; it also operates 16 petrol stations. The company, which employs over 8,300 people, is among the biggest private employers in Slovakia.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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