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Tesco Plc is engaged in the business of offering food, non-food and other retailing services. It operates various store formats that offer products, such as fresh produce, wines and spirits, in-store bakery, ready-meals and sandwiches. The firm's food brands include Tesco Finest and Tesco Value in the United Kingdom. The company's online businesses include online grocery and Tesco Direct, which operates in South Korea and Ireland. The company, through its subsidiary, Tesco Bank, provides retail banking and insurance services, credit cards, MasterCard and Visa credit card transactions in the United Kingdom. The Telecoms business, primarily operated by Tesco Mobile network, offers mobile handsets, including the latest smart phones. Tesco provides retailing and associated activities in the United Kingdom, China, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, India, Japan, Malaysia, Poland, Slovakia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and the United States of America. The company was founded by Jack Cohen in 1919 and is headquartered in Cheshunt, the United Kingdom.