Tesco, the British retail behemoth, has revealed plans to expand its business in India. According to the release, the corporation would also hire 1,000 people in its Bengaluru technological centres.
Various media outlets report that the recruiting will include software engineers, system engineers, data scientists, product managers, architects, financial specialists, and digital transformation and robotic process automation (RPA) experts. The emphasis would be on highly competent and technically proficient professionals.
Tesco Business Services (TBS) and Tesco Technology employ approximately 4,000 people in Bengaluru, India.
Mr. Sumit Mitra, CEO of Tesco Business Services and Tesco Bengaluru, stated, “Tesco in Bengaluru has been right at the heart and centre of Tesco’s growth path.”
Mr. Sumit Mitra also stated that Bengaluru is one of Tesco Technology’s major centres, with a team of problem solvers, innovators, and creators. He highlighted that they all share a passion for using technology to solve real-world challenges for our customers across our UK locations.
Tesco’s India operations primarily contribute to the company’s technological skills, while it does have a retail presence through a joint venture with the Tata Group under the brand Star Bazaar.
Tesco began operations in Bengaluru alongside Tata Group in 2004 to enable standardization, establish centralized capabilities, and provide a revolutionary experience for its global customers.
Tesco Technology and TBS are currently operating on a spoke model and hub which spans over 6 key countries: The Czech Republic, India, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Hungary, and Slovakia, with major hubs in Budapest, Bengaluru, Dundee and have recently opened in Krakow, the Republic of Ireland, Mr. Sumit Mitra explained.