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  • June 11, 2021
    Asda has been crowned the UK’s lowest-priced supermarket by trade bible the Grocer in its annual ‘Grocer Golds’ industry awards.The retailer picked up the award after recording the most wins in the Grocer magazine’s weekly price comparison survey, which compares the prices of 33 everyday items across the major supermarket chains. Asda had 33 out…
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  • June 10, 2021
    Asda has today updated on its Q1 2021 trading performance and filed its annual statutory accounts for the financial year ending 31st December 2020 with Companies House.The trading quarter from 1st January to 31st March, which coincided with the UK’s third national lockdown, saw Asda’s like for like sales (excluding fuel) increase by 7.3% driven by…
    Corporate & Strategy
    4 Min Read
  • June 7, 2021
    With the Euros starting this week, Asda has launched footie-themed bundles to help fans add everything they need to their basket in a single click and keep supplies topped up throughout the tournament.From the ultimate Match Night In bundle to Gluten Free, Vegan and Alcohol Free alternatives, there’s no excuse for leaving anyone out of this year’s…
    Food & Drink
    5 Min Read
  • June 3, 2021
    Asda’s in-store Covid vaccination centres have reached a major landmark this week with the vaccination of the 50,000th patient.In February, Asda became the first supermarket to support the NHS vaccination programme using its in-store pharmacies and transforming the George clothing areas at three stores in the heart of local communities.Each of the…
    Corporate & Strategy
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  • May 28, 2021
    Asda was awarded an impressive 36 awards at the Free From Awards, including two gold, fourteen silver and twenty bronze as well as the top accolade of the night, Free From Retailer of the Year.The awards mark a celebration of Asda’s own brand Free From products, which strive to offer great quality and value for all customers. Success comes after a…
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  • May 27, 2021
    Colin and his suspiciously similar-looking twin Cuthbert may still be battling it out in the courts, but Asda is joining the cause where it matters the most. Taking up the pledge to bring supermarket caterpillar cakes together to support cancer charities, Asda is joining the #CaterpillarsForCancer movement this June.10% of all sales of Clyde and…
    Customers & Colleagues
    2 Min Read
  • May 21, 2021
    Asda will provide customers with free to use electric vehicle (EV) charging points in some of its West Yorkshire stores thanks to a new partnership with Engie.Customers will have 24/7 access to the free charging points across 19 stores including Bradford, Killingbeck, Wakefield, Huddersfield and Middleton, Asda’s sustainability store, rolling out…
    Sustainability
    12 Min Read
  • May 18, 2021
    Asda has confirmed that General Counsel Helen Selby will manage a newly combined Legal and Compliance function to oversee separation from Walmart and transition to new ownership.The change, confirmed today by CEO Roger Burnley to colleagues, will also see Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Tim Belser leave Asda at the end of June following three…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • May 14, 2021
    Family disposable incomes hit an 11-year high in March – showing a marked improvement on the start of lockdown in March last year – and meaning many families are feeling far more optimistic about the future.The research from Asda’s latest Income Tracker showed the average family disposable income increased by 13.1% year-on-year in March, meaning…
    Income Tracker
    3 Min Read
  • May 11, 2021
    Asda has launched a national food drive calling on generous customers to help people struggling with food essentials across the country.With many people struggling to provide for their families, 382 Asda stores will take part in the month-long food drive in May, as the retailer encourages customers to donate vital food and hygiene essentials to…
    Fight Hunger
    2 Min Read
  • May 6, 2021
    Asda has today published its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report which sets out its commitments to a sustainable business strategy and outlines how the supermarket will make it easier and affordable for customers to shop sustainably.In launching its first report, Asda is recognising the growing importance of ESG issues to…
    Corporate & Strategy
    3 Min Read
  • May 5, 2021
    Asda has today confirmed the appointment of Havas as its new retained creative agency following a comprehensive pitch process.The Havas partnership will see the agency take responsibility for the strategic development of the Asda and George brand and the supermarket’s CSR programme, starting with the September campaign. It also includes creative…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • April 28, 2021
    Continuing its commitment to sustainable fashion, George at Asda has announced it will be launching a new second-hand vintage fashion range in its stores, giving a new lease of life to pre-worn garments. In partnership with vintage fashion wholesaler ‘Preloved Vintage Wholesale’, the new concept will be rolled out across the UK, with customers…
    George Fashion
    9 Min Read
  • April 22, 2021
    In-line with its ongoing commitment to ‘use less and recycle more’, Asda is launching new packaging across its entire chicken range, which will save 450 tonnes of plastic a year.Reducing plastic packaging by up to 50% across the range, Asda is moving its selection of chicken out of plastic trays and into the new pouches in a supermarket first,…
    Sustainability
    6 Min Read
  • April 21, 2021
    Generous Asda customers have donated 221 tonnes - over 4000 bags - of clothing, textiles and other bric – a – brac, at its sustainability store in Leeds, equating to over a tonne a week in its biggest weeks.Through its partnership with The Salvation Army, Asda’s sustainability store in Middleton has provided customers with a drop-off point for…
    Sustainability
    9 Min Read
  • April 20, 2021
    Today, 20th April 2021 the CMA have published their decision in respect of their Phase 1 investigation into the acquisition of Asda by the Issa Brothers and TDR Capital Ltd. The owners of Asda, the Issa Brothers and TDR Capital Ltd have made the following statement in response to the CMA’s decision. Spokesperson for the Issa brothers and TDR…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • April 16, 2021
    Asda has today announced that John Fallon will succeed Rob McWilliam as Chief Financial Officer when Rob concludes his fixed term appointment in the role this Summer.In an announcement made to colleagues this morning, CEO and President Roger Burnley said;As many of you know, after six years away, in 2018 we welcomed Rob to Asda back on a fixed…
    Corporate & Strategy
    2 Min Read
  • April 12, 2021
    Supermarket retailer Asda has announced that during Ramadan it will be donating thousands of pounds to FareShare to support Muslim charities and community groups across the country. Through its charity partnership with food redistribution charity FareShare, Asda is enabling hundreds of vulnerable families access to food which might otherwise have…
    Fight Hunger
    2 Min Read
  • April 9, 2021
    The collection has been designed to encourage kids to get outside and ‘grow’ and features unique prints with joyful, hand-drawn illustrations of smiling vegetables, bright garden tools and colourful tractors.The kidswear range, which starts from age 1 and runs up to age 7, features slogans encouraging kids to reconnect with nature and to grow…
    George Fashion
    1 Min Read
  • April 6, 2021
    George at Asda has become the first supermarket retailer in the UK to offer clothing especially designed for children with specific or sensory-sensitive needs such as autism, through its Easy On Easy Wear range.Research from George has shown that the move is sorely needed – 8 in 10 parents (79%) of children with specific needs say that it is…
    5 Min Read