TESCO TESTS NEW IN-STORE PICKING FOR HOME SHOPPING

CHESHUNT, England -- In an effort to increase its home-shopping operation's efficiency, Tesco here is testing new in-store picking technology that uses a cart-mounted computer.Tesco, which operates 600 stores in the United Kingdom, offers home shopping through 12 supermarkets. The retailer is testing new picking technology at the store level to help reduce mispicks, ensure order accuracy and increase

CHESHUNT, England -- In an effort to increase its home-shopping operation's efficiency, Tesco here is testing new in-store picking technology that uses a cart-mounted computer.

Tesco, which operates 600 stores in the United Kingdom, offers home shopping through 12 supermarkets. The retailer is testing new picking technology at the store level to help reduce mispicks, ensure order accuracy and increase pick speed. Tesco has offered on-line home shopping since 1995.

The new tech

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