Asda removes its Slimzone range of healthy, frozen ready meals from its shelves

LEEDS, England, 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (March 19, 2017), Asda will remove its Slimzone range of healthy, frozen ready meals from its shelves. Since its launch in January, Slimzone has proven to be extremely popular with Asda’s customers and, as one of the best value healthy ready meals of its kind on the […]

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Asda supports local brewers as it stocks variety of beers from Brew York

Asda supports local brewers as it stocks variety of beers from Brew York   LEEDS, England, 2017-Mar-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The trend for craft beer continues, particularly for a small Craft Brewer in York, which is celebrating after securing its first national listing with Asda that will stock a variety of beers, brewed just […]

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Asda announces hourly pay increase as part of new contract offer to store colleagues in Great Britain

Asda to offer its colleagues a base rate of £8.50 p/h – £1p/h over the Government’s incoming National Living Wage. New contract offer benefits customers by including greater levels of flexibility to put the right colleagues in the right place at the right time. 95% of Asda colleagues estimated to be better off under the […]

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announces series of leadership moves in its International division

Bentonville, Ark., 2016-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced a series of leadership moves in its International division. Andy Clarke, President and Chief Executive Officer at Asda, has decided the timing is right to step aside from his role with the company. Over more than 20 years with Asda, […]

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Asda’s Income Tracker: The average UK household had £200 a week of discretionary income in April

The average UK household had £200 a week of discretionary income in April – £12 more than in April 2015 – and the highest figure recorded since the Asda Income Tracker began in 2008 Year-on-year growth in spending power has remained above £10 per week for a full year and a half, marking 18 consecutive […]

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TV Chef James Martin announces new venture with leading supermarket Asda

LEEDS, England, 2016-May-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Thursday 28th April) James Martin announces a new venture with leading supermarket Asda, bringing the much-loved chef back into British kitchens with a commitment to making it easy for people to enjoy great tasting, quality food no matter what their budget. Both from Yorkshire and proud of […]

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13 Scottish breweries secure new deals with Asda

Craft beer trend continues Contract value totals £850k between the 13 breweries Asda stores across Scotland will now stock over 75 Scottish beers, ales and ciders New supermarket relationship with Craft Beer Clan LEEDS, England, 2016-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The trend for craft beer continues, and no more so than in Scotland, with 100 […]

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Publicis Groupe’s Saatchi & Saatchi and media agency Zenith appointed by Asda

LEEDS, England, 2016-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda has today announced the appointment of Publicis Groupe’s Saatchi & Saatchi as its lead creative agency along with Zenith as its media agency, replacing VCCP and Carat. The appointment of Saatchi & Saatchi and Zenith is part of Asda’s Project Renewal blueprint to transform its business and […]

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Asda’s Income Tracker: UK families enjoyed double-digit increase in spending power last month vs the same month last year

The average UK household had a weekly disposable income of £197 in February, £12 more than in February 2015 Annual growth in spending power remained in the double digits in pound terms for the sixteenth consecutive month due to high wage growth Wage growth remained the biggest contributor to increased household discretionary income, an increase […]

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The average UK household’s weekly disposable income up £12 in January 2016 vs January 2015 – Asda

The average UK household had a weekly disposable income of £197 in January, up £12 on January 2015 Annual growth in spending power fell for the fourth consecutive month – due to a slow down in wage growth and a continued increase in inflation Still, as household incomes continue to increase faster than the cost […]

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Asda kicks off New Year with 3ppl price cut on diesel; the first retailer to bring diesel prices to below £1

Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 277 filling stations across the country will only pay 99.7ppl for diesel from Monday 4th January 2016 3ppl price cut on diesel takes it to below £1 for the first time in six years (May 2009) Unleaded and Diesel both now at 99.7p across the UK LEEDS, England, […]

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British spending power slows ahead of 2016 – Asda’s latest Income Tracker

LEEDS, England, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families set for a festive hangover despite double digit increase in disposable income for 13th consecutive month. Average UK household had £193 of discretionary income last month, up by £14 a week compared to November 2014 Despite 13th month of double digit increases in disposable income, rate […]

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Asda reveals UK’s buying habits in 2015

Weather affected the nation’s buying habits across all seasons Home was where the heart was in Spring Celebrating was top of the agenda influenced by sport, seasonal events and the Royal family LEEDS, England, 2015-12-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the year draws to a close, leading supermarket Asda looks back at what drove […]

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Asda brings festive cheer to drivers with fuel price cuts

Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 277 filling stations across the country will only pay 101.7ppl on unleaded and 104.7 ppl on diesel LEEDS, England, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Effective from tomorrow (Wednesday 9th December) Asda brings some festive cheer to drivers as it announces a 2ppl price cut on fuel. Asda’s […]

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Asda’s Income Tracker: British families have more money in their pockets but likely to spend less this Christmas

LEEDS, England, 2015-12-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — UK families likely to spend less this Christmas as Asda’s Income Tracker reveals they actually have £17 a week more in their pockets than last year The average UK household had £193 of discretionary income in October, up by £17 a week in October compared to 2014 […]

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Asda announced exclusive three-day (Friday 27th November) fuel price drop of four pence per litre

Drivers filling up at any of Asda’s 273 filling stations across the country will only pay 99.7ppl on unleaded and 103.7 ppl on diesel across the weekend 4ppl price cut takes unleaded below £1 – the first time since summer 2009 Announcement follows Asda’s commitment to invest £26m in savings throughout the festive period LEEDS, […]

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Asda reports its third quarter trading figures for 2015

LEEDS, England, 2015-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda today reported its third quarter trading figures for 2015, posting a 4.5% fall in like-for-like sales for the 13 weeks to 30th September. Speaking in London today, Asda President and CEO Andy Clarke said: “There’s no doubt this represents another challenging quarter. Sales volumes remain under […]

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Homebase names Chris McDonough Marketing Director

Milton Keynes, UK, 2015-11-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chris McDonough has been appointed to the role of Marketing Director at Homebase, reporting to Managing Director Echo Lu as part of the Homebase Leadership Team. He takes up the position on 1 December 2015. Chris brings with him a wealth of experience from a broad range […]

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Asda to switch on the festive lights with the airing of its #BecauseItsChristmas campaign during X Factor

Supermarket celebrates the lengths people go to and ‘what the heck’ attitude during the season with a campaign centred on the hashtag: #BecauseitsChristmas LEEDS, England, 2015-11-5 — /EPR Retail News/ — On Sunday, Asda will switch on the festive lights with the airing of its #BecauseItsChristmas campaign during X Factor. Taking the lead from its […]

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Asda reduces fuel price; calls on Gov to maintain its freeze on fuel duty

Falling fuel costs, along with falling food costs, continue to be one of the main drivers behind the rise in discretionary income Asda Income Tracker shows that inflation on vehicle fuel is down -14% compared with the same period last year Regions such as Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North East of England, would be […]

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Brits continue to enjoy boost in spending power – Asda’s latest Income Tracker

LEEDS, England, 2015-10-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families continue to enjoy boost in spending power as Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits were all fired up with an extra £18 a week to spend in September, compared to 2014. The average household across the UK enjoyed a September surprise with weekly discretionary income […]

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Asda, Iceland, Morrisons and Waitrose to support the construction of new world class dementia research centre at UCL in London

LEEDS, England, 2015-10-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Asda, Iceland, Morrisons and Waitrose have joined together in a unique partnership to support an initiative that will make medical history. All four retailers have pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to support the construction of a new world class dementia research centre […]

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Asda drops the price of unleaded by 2ppl

Asda’s new national price cap means drivers will pay no more than 105.7ppl on unleaded across its 272 filling stations. Unleaded moves back to its traditional place below diesel after two months of diesel being the cheapest fuel grade. Asda continues to have the UK’s cheapest national price cap on fuel. LEEDS, England, 2015-9-24 — /EPR […]

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Asda’s latest Income Tracker: Brits had an extra £18 a week to spend in August compared to 2014

LEEDS, England, 2015-9-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Families continue to enjoy spending their extra cash as Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits had an extra £18 a week to spend in August compared to 2014. The average UK household had £191 a week of discretionary income in August 2015, up by an extra £18 […]

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Asda Mumdex poll: Two thirds of mums say the new school year brings more of a change than New Year

£50 of the average £260 spend goes on mums’ hair and make up Despite big spending, the Asda Mumdex poll reveals first day back battles with the kids leave mums with just 23 minutes to get themselves ready Two thirds (66%) of mums say the new school year brings more of a change than New […]

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Asda brings good news to unleaded drivers after a series of Diesel price drops

Asda’s new national price cap means drivers will pay no more than 109.7ppl on unleaded across its 272 filling stations. Good news for unleaded drivers after series of diesel price cuts Drop means Asda has cut 9ppl off the price of diesel and 5ppl off the price of unleaded in the last month Asda continues […]

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Arla Foods UK confirms that Asda’s increased price that it pays for milk will be shared directly with its farmer owners

First major grocery retailer customer to agree nationwide pledge across all its liquid fresh milk Industry-leading British cheddar labelling introduced to help customers to support British dairy farmers LEEDS, 2015-8-18— /EPR Retail News/ — Arla Foods UK has today confirmed that Asda’s increased price that it pays for milk, which came into effect this morning, […]

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Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits had an extra £18 a week to spend in June compared to a year ago

Asda’s latest Income Tracker reveals that Brits had an extra £18 a week to spend in June compared to a year ago, with the falling price of food, drink, clothing and outdoor living freeing up cash for some fun in the sun The average UK household had £189 a week of discretionary income in June […]

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