updated 04:30 pm EDT, Tue May 24, 2005
Tesco to sell iPods
Tesco, a UK supermarket chain, will as part of its expansion into the digital goods market. It is part of Tesco’s plans for its non-food sector which last year saw a 17% sales increase, with home entertainment sales up 20%. Digital products from the "best known brands" such as Apple, Sony, Creative, Phillips, Kodak, Olympus and Canon will go on sale in Tesco’s larger stores across the UK. Its MP3 players range includes the Apple iPod Shuffle and the Creative Zen Micro. The UK’s lucrative MP3 market grew by 400 percent last year and is expected to double in 2005, the retailer said. Shoppers can also download music online at Tesco.com.