August 11, 2014
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The third largest retailer in the world, Tesco, a grocery-and-more chain largely in the UK, will soon unveil a REST API for its online store (Tesco API profile). Developers will be able to search products, as well as get nutritional information, such as how many calories are in a serving of crisps or biscuits.
Supermarket technology has undergone a transformation recently, and new tools are being introduced to appease savvy grocery shoppers needs. Developers looking to create applications for tapping into the grocery industry should check out this list of the top Grocery APIs from ProgrammableWeb.
How do you attract developers to the world's first grocery API? How about by promising it won't go away any time soon? That's what Tesco's Nick Lansley has done in his recap of their first developer conference.