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  • January 16, 2020
    Asda has joined forces with some of the UK’s best known brands to launch its first ‘test and learn’ sustainability store in its heartland of Leeds with a mission to find new ways to reduce plastic and encourage customers to reuse and refill. From May, the Leeds based store will become the first Asda in the UK where shoppers can fill up their own…
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  • January 13, 2020
    Supermarket Asda has today published its 2019 Gender Pay figures, in line with the requirement for large companies to report annually. In a report submitted to the Government’s Gender Pay website, Asda has stated that, for the 2019 Gender Pay Gap reporting period: - The median pay difference (the Office for National Statistics’ preferred measure)…
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  • January 7, 2020
    Asda has kicked off 2020 with the announcement of new appointments to its Executive board, as CEO Roger Burnley confirms a new Chief Customer Officer and General Counsel are set to join the supermarket, along with a number of other internal promotions.In a message shared with colleagues today, Burnley announced that Anna-Maree Shaw is to take on…
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  • January 3, 2020
    Asda is giving avo-lovers something to smile about with the launch of its vegan chocolate cake in the shape of an avocado – at only £10, this is the perfect combat for the January blues!Made with delicious dairy-free chocolate sponge and covered in smooth green frosting, the cake is approved by The Vegan Society and a tasty alternative to a…
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  • January 2, 2020
    To mark the start of Veganuary, leading supermarket Asda has launched a delicious and exciting vegan-friendly range of plant-based products, all under the new ‘Asda Plant Based’ label. An inspirational range of tasty, 100% plant-based meal solutions, components and sides that are a celebration of plants. The mouth-watering new range is also…
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  • December 30, 2019
    The Asda Income Tracker was £12.08 a week higher in November 2019 than a year beforeThe Asda Income Tracker data also shows that;Family spending power increased by 5.9% in the year to November 2019, down from an increase of 6.5% in the previous month. Growth in the Income Tracker has started to level off as households saw smaller increases in…
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  • December 24, 2019
    Leeds-based supermarket Asda held an extra special Christmas celebration to thank volunteers at two local charities which provide food for people in need across Yorkshire as they face the busiest period of the year. The two Leeds charities, which are part of Asda’s Fight Hunger Create Change partnership, are expecting to provide over 400,000 meals…
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  • December 20, 2019
    Guaranteed to be the star of the dinner table, Asda’s new Pip the Penguin Celebration Cake, £10, is a colourful and tasty treat for both celebratory moments and as a Christmas dessert. The celebration cake is a soft vanilla sponge filled with a creamy vanilla frosting and fruity raspberry jam. The cake is then topped with sweet fondant icing and…
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  • December 20, 2019
    Impress your guests this festive season with a selection plant-based feasting delights from Asda. Research conducted by the supermarket* found over a third of people (35%) would like to reduce their meat intake, with 3 in 10 (30%) adding they were more open to vegan food in 2019, compared to 2018.To cater to the growing demand, Asda has expanded…
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  • December 20, 2019
    Christmas dinner is just not complete without a heaped serving of juicy vegetables, so with less than a week to go, Asda is cutting the price of festive veg essentials to just 20p, including parsnips, sprouts, carrots and broccoli.Launching on Friday December 20 and running to Thursday December 26, Asda is helping Brits secure their veggie…
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  • December 13, 2019
    Effective from today, Friday 13th December, drivers will benefit from filling up at one of Asda’s 322 petrol stations after the supermarket announced they are cutting prices for the second time in as many weeks, with the cost of fuel again coming down by up to 2ppl on unleaded and up to 1ppl on diesel.Drivers filling up at any Asda petrol station…
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  • December 11, 2019
    · Asda removes 700 tonnes of plastic annually for steak range – the equivalent of six Blue Whales· Over 23 million plastic trays each year will be removed· Asda to make all own-brand packaging 100% recyclable by 2025In-line with its ongoing commitment to ‘Use less and recycle more’, Asda is today announcing the move of its entire steak range into…
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  • December 9, 2019
    · For a seventh year, The Grocer recognised Asda as Britain’s lowest-priced supermarket at Christmas· Asda Christmas basket was £6.44 less than its nearest competitor· Asda offers the lowest price on 19 itemsAsda has been recognised as the most cost-effective Christmas shopping basket in The Grocer’s review of 33 festive goodies - for the seventh…
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  • November 28, 2019
    Sales of locally produced food and drink in Asda’s Scottish stores has grown by 5% year on year – proving that shoppers are actively supporting Scotland’s agri-food industry. This growth is an outcome of Asda’s Supplier Development Academy, which is delivered in partnership with Scotland Food & Drink and funded by the Scottish Government. In a…
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  • November 28, 2019
    Income Tracker growth rises to three-and-a half-year high as inflation falls backThis month the Asda Income Tracker data show that;The Asda Income Tracker was £14.00 a week higher in October 2019 than a year beforeFamily spending power increased by 6.8% in the year to October 2019, up from the 6.1% annual increase measured in the previous…
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  • November 27, 2019
    • Asda receives 92 Awards for its quality products• Asda declared Retailer of the Year 2019Asda is celebrating food quality success after receiving 92 gongs at the prestigious Quality Food and Drink Awards, including Retailer of the Year 2019. The awards mark a celebration of Asda’s own brand products, which strive to offer great quality and value…
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  • November 22, 2019
    Effective from today, Friday 22nd November, drivers will benefit from filling up at one of Asda’s 322 petrol stations after the supermarket announced they are once again leading a fuel price cut by up to 2ppl on both Unleaded and Diesel, it’s the first time unleaded has gone below the 120p per litre mark since April.Any driver filling up at an…
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  • November 14, 2019
    Today, Walmart has published its earnings for the third quarter of 2019 including financial results for its UK business, Asda, for the period 1st July to 30th September 2019.Over the third quarter of 2019, the supermarket posted a 0.5% decline in like-for-like sales excluding petrol. Online grocery sales during the same period remained strong with…
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  • November 8, 2019
    Megan, originally from Colchester but studied at NUA in Norwich, was one of hundreds of entrants who submitted a design for BBC Children in Need’s 2019 official t-shirt, which is annually worn by thousands of supporters across the UK as they take part in fundraisers, from rambles and three-legged races to fun runs and bake sales. The competition,…
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  • November 1, 2019
    It’s the time of year when supermarkets start to pull at our heartstrings or make us laugh with their Christmas adverts – and Asda is first out of the blocks again for Christmas 2019 with its heart-warming new festive campaign. On 2nd November Asda will bring the magic of Christmas to TV screens with the launch of its ‘Let’s make Christmas extra…
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