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  • June 10, 2020
    Asda has donated the equivalent of more than 800,000 meals since March 1st to charities and community groups across the UK supporting people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.Asda, in partnership with food charity FareShare, has been donating food directly to charities and community groups via its back of store food donation scheme.The scheme…
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  • June 10, 2020
    Leading supermarket fashion retailer George at Asda has announced that it’s launching a sustainably sourced school uniform as part of its George for Good commitment, offering customers the chance to buy recycled or sustainably sourced school clothing from one of the top four supermarkets for the first time.The majority of the range will be…
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  • June 9, 2020
    Nothing says ‘it’s summer’ like the first bite of a juicy strawberry. In the absence of everyone’s favourite tennis event of the year, Asda is encouraging the nation to support local suppliers and opt for delicious strawberries grown in Perthshire, renowned for its berries.Asda has partnered with food producer Scotty Brand to provide customers…
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  • June 4, 2020
    Supermarket retailer celebrates British Tomato Fortnight by bringing two new varieties of tomatoes to its shelves In recognition of British Tomato Fortnight, Asda is introducing two new varieties of tomatoes to its customers, grown sustainably right here in Britain. When Asda customers buy a pack of Extra Special Mixed Tomatoes, they will be able…
    Food & Drink
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  • June 1, 2020
    As supermarket fashion retailer George celebrates its 30th birthday this year, the business is cementing its charity partnerships with Diversity Role Models (DRM). This year the partnership includes a £100,000 donation to the charity, which focuses on embedding inclusion and empathy in the next generation. DRM strives to eliminate homophobic,…
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  • May 28, 2020
    Ever dreamt of merging two of your favourite takeaways together? Well dream no more, as Asda is bringing back its almighty Cheeseburger Pizza; just £3 for 10-inches of heaven.Back by popular demand, the Cheeseburger Pizza is loaded with tender marinated beef, red onion and meltingly moreish mozzarella on a rich tomato sauce base. And for the final…
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  • May 27, 2020
    From banana bread to focaccia and cookies to sourdough, lockdown has given the nation the baking bug as Brits all over the country seek solace in the kitchen during the pandemic.Asda has collaborated with the team behind FUEL10K, a small British business which supplies breakfast cereals, to launch Arise Bakery - a brand NEW range of baking…
    Food & Drink
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  • May 21, 2020
    As the nation prepares to applaud our frontline workers for the 9th week, George at Asda has designed a rainbow themed slogan t-shirt to raise money to support two key Charities. 100% of the profits are to be split equally between NHS Charities Together and The Care Workers’ Charity. The t-shirts are set to launch online and in stores from…
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  • May 19, 2020
    Today, Walmart has published its earnings for the first quarter of 2020 including financial results for its UK business, Asda, for the period 1st January to 31st March 2020*.The period, which incorporates the weeks of ‘stock up’ activity seen across the UK before ‘lockdown’ on 23rd March, saw Asda’s like for like sales, excluding petrol, increase…
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  • May 15, 2020
    With the nation coming together and continuing to stay at home to support the NHS and care workers, people are looking for easy ways to brighten up their mealtimes.As a homage to the NHS and care workers, Asda is launching a Rainbow Pizza – an edible interpretation of the iconic rainbow symbol that is providing people with hope during the…
    Food & Drink
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  • May 11, 2020
    The Asda Income Tracker was £2.29 a week lower in April 2020 than a year beforeThe data from Asda's May 2020 Income Tracker also showed;The Asda Income Tracker was £2.29 a week lower in April 2020 than a year beforeWage growth slowed for the eighth consecutive month, according to the latest data from the Office for National StatisticsThe…
    Income Tracker
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  • May 7, 2020
    In a bid to continue its support for those in need during the current crisis, Asda has announced the launch of a food box featuring a selection of cupboard filling favourites and essential items to help vulnerable people obtain important everyday items during these unprecedented times.Available now on foodboxes.asda.com the box will typically…
    Food & Drink
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  • May 5, 2020
    The supermarket announces lowest ever prices across its steak range as well as Low Prices Every Day across 1,000’s of everyday essentials.As the nation navigates these challenging times and our spending and cooking habits evolve and adapt, there has been a significant decrease in the number of people buying more premium cuts of meat, resulting in…
    Food & Drink
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  • May 4, 2020
    This morning, Asda’s President and CEO Roger Burnley has written to customers to pledge Asda’s support for over 3,500 care homes across the country, as they continue to care for some of the nation’s most vulnerable people through COVID-19.Recognising the concerns of Asda’s customers and colleagues around the impact of COVID-19 on care homes, Mr…
    Corporate & Strategy
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  • April 30, 2020
    From tomorrow (Friday 1st May) Asda will offer a new Call and Collect service for customers to pick up their medication without having to go into stores. All of Asda’s 255 pharmacies will now offer customers the opportunity to park up in designated bays outside the store, and call through to the Pharmacy to have their medication delivered direct…
    Expansion & Innovation
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  • April 30, 2020
    Generous Asda customers have donated enough food to provide 140,000 meals to the Trussell Trust since the start of COVID-19.The supermarket has donation trolleys in almost 400 of its stores, with food already distributed to 244 food banks in the Trussell Trust’s network providing over 140,000 meals to people in financial crisis, as well as making…
    Fight Hunger
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  • April 17, 2020
    To further support social distancing measures for customers, Asda has extended its Scan & Go Mobile offering to all 581 stores.From today, the mobile service is live in every Asda store, with customers able to download the app on their phone and use it to scan and pack their groceries as they shop.The supermarket recognises that right now,…
    Corporate & Strategy
    1 Min Read
  • April 13, 2020
    The Asda Income Tracker was £1.33 a week lower in March 2020 than a year beforeThe data from Asda's April 2020 Income Tracker also showed;Family spending power fell by 0.6% in the year to March 2020, marking the first decrease since December 2017 and the joint-worst performance since April 2017Wage growth slowed for the seventh consecutive month,…
    Income Tracker
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  • April 10, 2020
    Today Asda has announced that it has launched a free prescription delivery service across all of its 255 pharmacies to help get vital medication to its customers who are currently self-isolating, or less able to get into stores.During the Coronavirus pandemic, there has been a huge increase in prescriptions, and some customers aren’t currently…
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  • April 3, 2020
    In a continued effort to help provide food for local communities and those most in need, Asda has launched a ‘volunteer shopping card’ giving those self-isolating a contact-free way to allow others to collect and pay for their weekly shop.In response to the fact many people are relying on friends, neighbours and community volunteers to get their…
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