Asda sets out plans on how it will reduce its use of plastic

Asda sets out plans on how it will reduce its use of plastic   Leeds, UK, 2018-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 5, 2018), Asda has become the first of the “big four” supermarkets to set out detailed plans about how it will reduce its use of plastic. The supermarket, which accounts for […]

Asda announces the appointment of Roger Burnley as President and CEO

Asda announces the appointment of Roger Burnley as President and CEO   Leeds, UK, 2017-Nov-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (30th October 2017) CEO of Walmart International, Dave Cheesewright announced that Roger Burnley is to take on the role of Asda’s President and CEO from 1st January 2018. Roger returned to Asda as Chief Operating Officer […]

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 […]

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew visits world’s first Automated Retail Distribution Centre at Asda’s new facility in Warrington

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew visits world’s first Automated Retail Distribution Centre at Asda’s new facility in Warrington   Colleagues work alongside state of the art automated technology at the site, which serves supermarkets across Manchester and Liverpool, along with Cheshire, Lancashire and North Wales LEEDS, England, 2017-Jun-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — His Royal […]

Argos digital stores open in Sainsbury’s supermarkets

LONDON, 2015-5-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first two Argos digital stores are opening today (Wednesday 27th May) in Sainsbury’s supermarkets in North Cheam in Surrey and Nantwich in Cheshire, bringing extra choice and convenience to customers in the local communities. This follows the announcement in January about the retailers teaming up to open […]

2,100 Sainsbury’s office workers pledge over 3,800 days of their time to help out in stores over the busy Christmas period

LONDON, 2014-12-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year, over 2,100 Sainsbury’s office workers from the retailer’s store support centres in London, Manchester, Coventry and Edinburgh will pledge over 3,800 days of their time to help out in stores over the busy Christmas period. Sainsbury’s suppliers are also joining in, with more than 480 people from […]