Tesco.com mobile strategy – credit Angela Maurer and her team!

First of all, may I thank Ronan Shields of New Media Age for his great profile article about me, and  Dawinderpal Sahota of Computing  for his excellent article on the same subject – a great piece of work guys 🙂 However, I conclude that anyone reading these articles might be forgiven for thinking that I manage Tesco.com’s entire […]

Tesco Freeview Experiment – Freeview HD box recipients

Well done to the Tesco Freeview Experiment applicants listed below.I’ll be in contact with each of you shortly to get the set-top box delivered to you. FirstName Location Freeview Transmitter Mark Belfast Divis Doug Dundee Angus James Stockton-on-Tees Bilsdale Tim Ashford, Kent Bluebell Hill Alick Glenrothes, Fife CraigKelly Daniel Islington, London Crystal Palace David Carnoustie, Angus Durris […]

Tesco Freeview Experiment – Applications closed

Thanks to all of you who have applied to join the Tesco Freeview Experiment. Applications are now closed, and I am sifting through the postcodes to confirm the 20 different main service transmitters that will be used in the experiments tonight and I’ll announce on this blog tomorrow morning the applicants to receive the Technika Freeview HD […]

Tesco.com CEO Laura Wade-Gery is #3 in Retail Week Etail Powerlist 2010

“Top People” lists seem all to be the rage these days, and it’s always nice to get a mention in them. Tesco.com CEO Laura Wade-Gery has made it to number 3 in Retail Week’s inaugural Etail Powerlist 2010 – Retail Week’s ranking of 50 most powerful people in online retail. Laura is pipped only by Jeff […]

Out at Tesco gay staff network wins award from Tesco CEO Sir Terry Leahy

Out at Tesco, the staff network for LGBT colleagues, has won an award from the man leading the Tesco – CEO Sir Terry Leahy. Out at Tesco chairman Romain Sauron, who established the network in 2009 (which I am communications secretary), was invited on-stage at the Tesco Company Conference 2010 in London on 3 November […]

Listen to my interview in the New Media Age podcast!

Words words words! Sometimes you have to say them as well as write them. So when Ronan Shields from New Media Age handed a microphone to me at a recent conference I spoke to him about our mobile strategy. I don’t have a butch voice and I talk too fast but hey don’t hold that […]

Take a look at our new mobile-enabled Tesco Direct web site

Just to show that we haven’t all gone app-mad here at Tesco.com, please take a look at our mobile web enabled version of our Tesco Direct web site: http://m.tesco.com/mt/direct.tesco.com If you head to www.tescodirect.com on a mobile phone our servers should detect that you are using a mobile browser and redirect you to the mobile […]

Applications open to join the Tesco Freeview Broadcast experiment

If you would like to join Tesco.com R&D in testing content and applications we’ll be sending to ‘Channel Zero’-enabled Freeview boxes, then please apply below. You may also optionally apply to receive one of 20 Technika Freeview HD set-top boxes that the Tesco Electricals team have kindly given me to hand out as part of […]