ENGLAND: Atom Beers secures its first national listing with Asda

ENGLAND: Atom Beers secures its first national listing with Asda   Asda is the first supermarket to market the craft beer nationally LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The trend for craft beer continues, particularly for a small Craft Brewer in Hull which is celebrating after securing its first national listing with Asda. […]

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Grocer Gold awards: Asda the lowest priced supermarket for the 20th year running

LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — At the Grocer Gold awards on Tuesday evening, Asda was awarded the lowest priced supermarket of the year award – for the 20th year running. Based on the Grocer 33 price basket survey that consists of 33 everyday supermarket items which change each week, Asda was ahead of […]

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ENGLAND: Asda drops the price of fuel by up to 2ppl across both unleaded and diesel

Asda cuts fuel to the lowest price since December 2016 Asda’s National Fuel Price Cap Cut Up To 2ppl Bringing Fuel Prices Down To 111.7ppl On Both Unleaded & Diesel · Asda cuts up to 2ppl off fuel at its 305 filling stations across the country, meaning you will only pay 111.7ppl on both unleaded […]

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Asda and Social Investment Scotland to host the Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy for the second year

Asda and Social Investment Scotland to host the Social Enterprise Supplier Development Academy for the second year   Asda’s only Social Enterprise Supplier Academy returns following huge success last year Academy will support eight Scottish social enterprises to develop route to market Social Investment Scotland secures almost £1m in carrier bag charge revenues to help […]

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Brewgooder secures national deal with Asda to stock its Clean Water Lager in stores across the UK and Northern Ireland

Brewgooder secures national deal with Asda to stock its Clean Water Lager in stores across the UK and Northern Ireland   LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Brewgooder, the world’s first craft beer brewery, is to donate 100% of its profits to clean water projects in developing countries, is celebrating securing a national […]

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Asda introduces large punnets of strawberries in response to this year’s impressive harvest

Asda introduces large punnets of strawberries in response to this year’s impressive harvest   Asda sees 30% increase in strawberry crop yield versus expected levels due to mild May Supermarket launches 700g punnet of strawberries to ensure UK growers don’t have to waste surplus berries A predicted 3.6 million strawberries will be eaten from Asda’s […]

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Asda the first retailer to sell new multipack of Village Dairy’ smooth Strawberry and Raspberry yogurts

Asda is the first to market a new multipack of Village Dairy yoghurts LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — A local North Wales business is celebrating its growing relationship with Asda through new product development as their new multipack of Llaeth Y Llan / Village Dairy smooth yogurts are now on the shelves […]

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Asda to stock Thirsty Farmer ciders in stores across England & Wales

Asda to stock Thirsty Farmer ciders in stores across England & Wales   LEEDS, England, 2017-May-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The trend for craft beer and cider continues, particularly for a small Craft Cider Maker in Nottinghamshire, which is celebrating after securing two regional listings with Asda that will stock two craft ciders in […]

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Asda extends its craft beer offering across Scottish stores with additional 25 new lines

Asda extends its craft beer offering across Scottish stores with additional 25 new lines   LEEDS, England, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — With customer demand for craft beer growing, Asda has today announced it is massively extending its craft beer offering across Scottish stores, after collaborating with 10 breweries to bring an additional 25 […]

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Asda appoints its first ‘Sandwich Architect’ Victoria Watson

Asda appoints its first ‘Sandwich Architect’ Victoria Watson Asda appoint official ‘Sandwich Architect’ to bring an end to soggy sandwich nightmares Brits’ classic sandwich pitfalls include soggy bread, sauce spillages and poor ‘bread to filling’ ratios Bacon, cheese and ham remain Britain’s favourite sandwich fillings, research to mark British Sandwich Week reveals LEEDS, England, 2017-May-19 […]

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Asda launches new product developments with Comber-based supplier Mash Direct

Asda launches new product developments with Comber-based supplier Mash Direct   Mash Direct cooks up ‘fresh’ new Asda deal LEEDS, England,, 2017-May-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Family-owned Mash Direct has landed a significant contract with Asda to supply five new lines of its award-winning produce to selected Asda stores in Northern Ireland. The Comber-based […]

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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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