Nokia app feedback (and time for a commercial break)

Well now it’s been quite a week. The Tesco Groceries app for Nokia appeared on the OVI store and now we have several thousand customers enjoying shopping on their mobile. What’s really nice is that they are using the app as we hoped – most are adding to basket “little and often” throughout this last […]

Who are Ribot, and why did we make them our mobile partner?

Our grocery home shopping application for Nokia phones (and soon, iPhone) was designed and built for us by a Brighton-based company called Ribot. But who are they? Brothers Antony and Jerome Ribot (that’s a French surname) came to our attention when we sent out a tender invitation to the world of mobile development companies. Many […]

Why have we snubbed iPhone by launching grocery on Nokia?

I have lots of interesting feedback from readers wondering why we we went for Nokia first and (as GoMo News put it, “Tesco snubs iPhone with mobile commerce application”). First of all we actually haven’t snubbed iPhone. Ribot have built grocery apps for both Nokia and iPhone and we’re just finishing user-acceptance testing of the iPhone version […]

Walkthrough of Tesco Grocery app for Nokia phones

Let’s take a walk-through of our new grocery home shopping application for Nokia phones to give you a sense of what it looks like and how it works. We start with the opening screen, which enables you to reserve a delivery slot for your order (or change it for a pending order). It also allows […]

Tesco Grocery App for Nokia phones submitted to OVI store

Last night we submitted our most ambitious mobile application yet to Nokia’s OVI app store. It’s a simple but complete grocery home application which allows you to search for products and add them to your online basket. It has full access to your favourites and all special offers so you can shop for groceries on […]