Tesco Plc engages in grocery retail operations and provides retail banking and insurance services. Its retail stores offer fresh and frozen food, baked goods, drinks, health and beauty products, household items, and home and entertainment products. The company operates through the following segments: UK & ROI; International; and Tesco Bank. The UK & ROI segment involves retailing and associated activities in the United Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland. The International segment includes retailing and associated services in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Turkey. The Tesco Bank segment engages in the provision of retail banking and insurance services through Tesco Bank. The company was founded by John Edward Cohen in 1919 and is headquartered in Cheshunt, the United Kingdom.