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Tesco Wine Finder application reaches R&D end-of-Life

After 16 months of loyal service to customers, our R&D project application Tesco Wine Finder for iPhone has now been finally removed from sale. The application has reached a natural end-of-life as an R&D project. It has been downloadable from the iTunes App Store since December 2009 using our Tesco.com R&D Team account (compared to production …

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Next-Generation Picking Computers

Every morning at 6am, our army of thousands of personal shoppers across our biggest 300 Tesco stores and 3 “Dotcom-only stores” (‘sort of’ picking depots) set to work picking the first of tens of thousands of grocery orders on a typical day. The technology they use – we call it ‘teampad’ – is a tablet computer …

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See you at the Retail Week Conference 2011

I’m just about to leave home to take the tube to the Retail Week Conference (at the Hilton London Metropole on Edgware Road). If you are also attending the conference, I’m on stage for “Stream C – Technology” from 11:20am so do grab a seat in that conference theatre so I can help you can work out …

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Careers at Tesco.com

Thank you if you are one of a number of people who have written to me about the possibility of a career at Tesco.com. It’s great to see that we’re inspiring people to consider working with us, and you can have no doubt that our offices are a great place to work. Where appropriate I …

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My London 2012 Olympic Gamesmaker Technology Interview

I’ve just received an email from the London 2012 organising committee accepting my application to become one of thousands of Olympic Gamesmakers that will help keep the two weeks of the Olympic games running smoothly between 27 July to 12 August 2012. The committee detected that I have a technology background (spot on!) and have invited …

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