Britain's Tesco reviews Thai, Malaysian business for possible sale

Groceries in a shopping cart move through a food aisle at the Tesco Basildon Pitsea Extra supermarket, operated by Tesco Plc, in Basildon, U.K., on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. Many European food retailers are coming to terms with persistently low inflation as well as consumers who remain frugal yet purchase food more frequently. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco said on Sunday it had started a review of its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia, including looking at a possible sale.

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Tesco is five years into a recovery plan launched after an accounting scandal capped a dramatic downturn in trading.

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