Analysis: Why the Tesco-Carrefour partnership failed to meet expectations

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As Tesco and Carrefour bid one another adieu, Retail Week examines why the alliance failed and what it means for international partnerships more widely

When Tesco and Carrefour struck their grand, cross-channel alliance in the summer of 2018, the two retail giants played up the possibilities the buying partnership would offer. 

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