retail news in context, analysis with attitude reports that Tesco is delaying the official launch of Marketplace, the e-commerce site designed to compete with, "amid speculation that it is searching for more partners." The story suggests that Tesco wants to have a more robust network of manufacturers represented on the site when it begins promoting the site, which has been operating under the radar in a Beta format.
KC's View:
If this is what is happening, it is a good decision by Tesco. I wouldn't go around poking the bear that is Amazon until I have all by ducks in a row.