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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]