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  • January 21, 2021
    Asda has today announced that it is working with Dell Technologies (NYSE: DELL) to provide 7,000 laptops to schools across the UK to help those children who are at risk of falling behind in their education because they do not have the technology to take part in online lessons during lockdown.The supermarket has formed a partnership with technology…
    Corporate & Strategy
    5 Min Read
  • January 13, 2021
    Asda has today announced it will become the first supermarket to provide in-store Covid vaccinations starting WC 25th January.The supermarket has been selected by NHS England to operate a vaccination centre from an in-store pharmacy in Birmingham and qualified Asda pharmacy colleagues will administer the vaccine to priority groups identified by…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • January 7, 2021
    Asda has today published its gender pay figures for 2020 which show that it continues to make good progress in closing the gap in the average hourly pay rates of male and female colleagues across its business.The supermarket has reduced both the mean and median gender pay rates for the third consecutive year and both figures are now well below the…
    People
    3 Min Read
  • January 6, 2021
    Asda has today provided an update on product availability, online capacity and Covid safety measures in stores following the introduction on new lockdown measures across the UK.The supermarket advised that it currently has strong product availability across its stores and depots and its colleagues are working around the clock to keep the shelves…
    2 Min Read
  • January 5, 2021
    Asda has announced that it has donated five million meals through its back of store donation scheme giving vital support to local charities and community organisations across the country.Thanks to its partnership with FareShare, over the past three years the supermarket has been able to donate much-needed quality, in-date produce, often including…
    Fight Hunger
    2 Min Read
  • January 5, 2021
    To the delight of hungry herbivores around the country, ASDA has announced a partnership with vegan concept creator, Kbox Global, to trial a supermarket vegan butcher counter – Veelicious.Situated at ASDA’s Watford store, the counter will open in the New Year as a six month trial to coincide with Veganuary and will have a consistent vegan butcher…
    Food & Drink
    2 Min Read
  • December 29, 2020
    Ensuring Brits bring in the new year with a bang, ASDA has also rolled back the price of selected fizz favourites by over £8 until 31st December. Branded champagnes are included in the deal including Heidsieck & Co Monopole Blue Top Brut Champagne reduced to £12.97 from £21 and Henri Cachet Champagne reduced to £9.97 from £13.50.Perfect for…
    2 Min Read
  • December 22, 2020
    After a difficult year for many charities, Asda is thanking hundreds of hard working volunteers on the front line by delivering festive hampers, as a thank you for their continued support to provide for people struggling to afford the basics in their community. Volunteers from Asda’s charity partners FareShare and the Trussell Trust who are…
    Fight Hunger
    3 Min Read
  • December 17, 2020
    Asda has today announced it has further extended its partnership strategy after launching new ‘test and learn’ trials with Accessorize and Decathlon in a West Midlands store - just in time for Christmas.Accessorize – one of the UK’s most loved fashion and accessory brands – has launched an exclusive partnership at Asda Minworth, giving customers…
    Corporate & Strategy
    3 Min Read
  • December 14, 2020
    Asda has today announced it is putting additional Covid safety measures in place to protect colleagues and customers during the busy Christmas shopping period.In addition to the comprehensive safety measures that are already in place in all stores, customers can expect the following when they shop:Extra security colleagues on the doors of all 421…
    Corporate & Strategy
    2 Min Read
  • December 11, 2020
    Supermarket Asda has today filed its annual Statutory Accounts for the financial year to 31st December 2019 with Companies House.The accounts for Asda Group Limited, includes the financial activities of all Asda stores, distribution centres and online operations including food, clothing, general merchandise and fuel.Asda’s sales for 2019 were…
    3 Min Read
  • December 9, 2020
    Supermarket Asda has today announced it will not open its stores on Boxing Day and give thousands of colleagues the opportunity stay at home with loved ones in recognition of their efforts as key workers during the Covid 19 pandemic.In an announcement shared by CEO and President Roger Burnley via email and on his Instagram account it was confirmed…
    2 Min Read
  • December 3, 2020
    Asda has announced that it will pay its business rates of £340m in full to the UK Government (and Devolved Administrations), waiving the relief it received in respect of addressing the Covid-19 pandemic.The relief provided by Government in late March was vital to ensure we were able to carry out our important role in feeding the nation and meet…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • November 30, 2020
    Asda has today stepped up its support for families across the UK by offering children the chance to eat for free in its cafes throughout December. All 216 of the supermarket’s cafes are taking part and will provide children under the age of 16 with a meal completely free of any charge when accompanied by an adult. There are no minimum spend…
    Food & Drink
    1 Min Read
  • November 30, 2020
    For the fourth consecutive year, Asda has been named the Supermarket of the Year at the Mother and Baby virtual awards which took place last week.Asda’s Category Planning Manager on Baby, Anna Plester said: “We are extremely proud of Asda’s range of baby products. With market-leading prices on big brands and everyday essentials, and an extensive…
    12 Min Read
  • November 25, 2020
    ASDA has launched a new initiative to help combat loneliness, especially heightened by recent lockdown measures, in the lead up to Christmas. With help from Royal Voluntary Service, ASDA is working with its delivery drivers and in store Community Champions to tackle social isolation in the community with the aim of delivering a little Christmas…
    Christmas
    10 Min Read
  • November 18, 2020
    Asda has claimed the title of ‘Online Supermarket of the Year’ at the 2020 Grocer Gold Awards for its ability to innovate and grow capacity within its home shopping operation.The supermarket beat pure play retailer Ocado to claim the win, with online sales growth consistently outperforming the market in 2020 following a strong performance in 2019…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • November 17, 2020
    Asda is celebrating food quality success after receiving 126 gongs at the prestigious Quality Food Awards, including Retailer of the Year 2020 for the second year running.The awards mark a celebration of Asda’s own brand products, which strive to offer great quality and value for all customers. As well as Retailer of the Year, Asda also claimed…
    Food & Drink
    3 Min Read
  • November 17, 2020
    Asda and Walmart have today published earnings for the third quarter of 2020 covering the period from 1st July to 30th September.The trading quarter, which coincided with the end of the first UK-wide lockdown and the re-opening of the hospitality sector, saw Asda’s like-for-like sales excluding fuel increase by 2.7%.Asda’s growth during the period…
    Corporate & Strategy
    4 Min Read
  • November 16, 2020
    Asda today announced it will donate one million meals before Christmas to support vulnerable people across the UK. The initiative will see extra meals given to food banks, charities and community groups across the country over the festive season and is on top of the work the supermarket already does with FareShare and Trussell Trust through its…
    Christmas
    5 Min Read