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Every little helps?

Published
30th June 2010
by 
Léonie Watson
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Every little helps?

If you shop at Tesco, you'll know that "every little helps". If you're one of their blind or partially sighted online customers though, you might be forgiven for thinking otherwise. As Tesco close their access site and move people over to their new primary website, there are growing concerns about how accessibility has been factored into the user experience.

A Christmas tale about accessible shopping

Published
30th September 2006
by 
Léonie Watson
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A Christmas tale about accessible shopping

This year I am organised. Which in the run up to Christmas, is something akin to a minor miracle. The turkey is on order, the Christmas cake made, the Christmas cards have almost been written and even my gift shopping has practically all been done. There is but one trip left to the shopping mall, and the mere thought is taking the sparkle off my seasonal thoughts.

So what has prompted this flurry of activity? It began with the first Christmas after I lost my eyesight.