Briefly describe the difference between a child-centered system and a family/community-centered system. How can the Developmental Assets Framework be used to promote and support youth and adolescent development?
esco has a good range of products, including own label products. It seeks to provide excellent customer service, and ensure high levels of customer satisfaction. The own label products have helped strengthen profits for the group, and it broad appeal through good, better, best (finest ranges) caters for the widest consumer audience.
Aggressive overseas expansion has helped to keep profits high. The organisation has expanded into Eastern Europe, emerging nations such as China and South Korea and even the US, through mid market supermarkets known as, “fresh and easy”. Its strategy of being close to the customer has been assisted in the UK specifically, when Tesco developed different formats for shopping (convenience, metro, express, superstores). It has been the best retailer for format delivery and obtaining some of the best retail positions.
It gained a first mover advantage when it launched Tesco.com, which is one of the biggest and most successful online retailers. This part of the business continues to grow market share and has provided a channel to sell non-food items and other areas of the business including finance.
Information technology has revolutionized the retailer, not only in stock-control and distribution worldwide, but also in terms supplier management. It has enabled better I) retailer-manufacturer innovation ii) shorterning of decision making and greater knowledge sharing.
Tesco is one of the most advanced companies in consumer understanding aided by IT (e.g. Dunhumby and Tesco Clubcard data). Consumer data has i) shaped product offerings ii) ranges iii) given Tesco a better understanding of consumer segments and shopping profiles and iv) helped marketing to build loyalty and develop promotion offerings that suit target groups. This level of sophistication has helped Tesco to remain leader within the UK market.