Tesco has begun talks with Indian giant Tata Group to form a retail joint venture to break into the country’s retail market. Tesco has been desperate to find a local partner inAnd speaking of Bharti/Wal-Mart, they will be announcing their plans in February:
after losing out to Wal-Mart to tie-up with Bharti Enterprises. Tata had previously said it was not in talks about a move into food retailing. India
Bharti’s Chairman Sunil Mittal said, "Complete details, including financial details, about the retail business will be announced next month jointly by Bharti and Wal-Mart".
Mittal added that the company was planning a cluster of outlets, preferably starting in north
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