CONVENIENCE, U.K. STYLE

Americans and Britons may speak the same language, but the term "convenience store" has evolved to mean two different things on either side of the Atlantic.Now that London-based Tesco has revealed its plans to enter the U.S. with a convenience store format, retailers here might be wondering whose definition of convenience the global company is using.In the U.K., the concept of convenience food retailing

Americans and Britons may speak the same language, but the term "convenience store" has evolved to mean two different things on either side of the Atlantic.

Now that London-based Tesco has revealed its plans to enter the U.S. with a convenience store format, retailers here might be wondering whose definition of convenience the global company is using.

In the U.K., the concept of convenience food retailing has come to be represented by a type of store not widely seen in the U.S

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