The grocery retail chain opened the "doors" of its virtual stores in the departure terminal as part of a trial in mobile retail.

Never fear coming home to an empty fridge post-vacation. The grocery retailer has opened a virtual store in Gatwick Airport, enabling travelers to shop while waiting for their flights. Shoppers can scroll through ‘shelves' of food products on four displays and make their selection from around 80 available products through a dedicated Tesco app.

Users can scan any product's bar code to save it to their list. They select the date that they will be back home and can expect to find their groceries waiting for them there.

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