Asda has today published its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report which sets out its commitments to a sustainable business strategy and outlines how the supermarket will make it easier and affordable for customers to shop sustainably.
Supermarket giant, Asda has pipped Home Bargains to the crown of boasting the most stylish staff uniform on the high street, according to leading fashion, branding and marketing experts.
Following today’s release of ASDA figures for Q4 FY2020; Thomas Brereton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “ASDA has clearly struggled throughout 2020, culminating in a disappointing Q4 and Christmas period. While there are
Today, single-use plastics account for 40% of the plastic produced every year, with some taking over 400 years to biodegrade. Around 70% of all litter in the sea is plastic and it is estimated that the amount of plastic in
Asda results are in line with the market trend of lower traffic and larger basket that we have been seeing since March, however like-for-like sales excluding fuel growth is 2.7% and net sales growth is -0.7%.
Brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa, founders and co-CEOs of EG Group, and TDR Capital have together agreed to acquire Asda, Walmart’s wholly-owned UK business, for an enterprise value of £6.8 billion, on a debt-free and cash-free basis.
Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics company, today announces the extension of its relationship with Asda, for the management of its transport and warehousing operations.
Oversized packaging and congestion in the packing area was impeding peak performance at ASDA’s George Home e-fulfilment operation. That was until the opportunity arose to acquire a state-of-the-art automated packing system that could tailor-make parcels at high-velocity.
Alcohol education charity Drinkaware has partnered with Asda for a fourth year to promote responsible drinking to the retail giant’s customers. The one-day event, on Friday 17 January, saw Drinkaware stalls set up in 47 Asda stores across the UK,
Following today’s release of ASDA Q3 figures for FY2019, Thomas Brereton, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Despite ASDA’s Q3 results revealing negative l-f-l sales growth – blamed on consumers restricting spend as a result
Asda is cheapest supermarket for Government Consumer Price Index ‘Shopping Basket’, followed by Sainsbury’s – and Tesco more expensive than Waitrose
A price-tracking website in the UK has been monitoring the cost of various like-for-like items in the government-based Consumer Price Index ‘shopping basket’ from seven of the main supermarkets, in order to determine which offers the cheapest prices overall for
From the 2 November, Asda will bring the magic of Christmas to TV screens with the launch of its heart-warming Christmas ad. The campaign, named ‘Let’s make Christmas Extra Special,’ is centred on the people who go the extra mile
KellyDeli, which owns the fast-growing international sushi counter brand Sushi Daily, has opened two new counters in Asda Ashford and Asda Kings Hill.
In-line with its ongoing commitment to ‘use less and recycle more’, and ahead of National Recycle Week (September 23 – 29), Asda is announcing the move of its range of Extra Special Aberdeen Angus Steaks into recyclable cardboard trays.
Asda and world food expert Surya Foods first partnered in 2012 to launch three specialist Polish delis at selected Asda stores in Slough, Hounslow and Leyton. Following the success of the concessions, in the space of just a year, the
Following yesterday's release of ASDA Q2 figures for FY2019, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘ASDA’s headline positive growth for Q2 certainly seems encouraging, particularly given Easter’s unfavourable change in timings versus last
Saturday 27 July saw the launch of George at Asda’s brand new back to school campaign, inspired by children’s fun and creative imaginations. ‘Built for their Imagination’ captures the genuine thoughtful, playful and humorous moments of play and takes the
Asda Sainsbury’s merger was ‘bold’ bid to drive down prices, says Walmart International CEO Judith McKenna
Judith McKenna, president and CEO of Walmart International, today defended the failed bid to merge supermarket giants Asda and Sainsbury’s.
CMA merger block leaves Sainsbury’s CEO out of the money and into a difficult position, says GlobalData
The decision by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to block the ASDA – Sainsbury’s merger puts the heat on Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe, according to Patrick O’Brien, UK retail research director at GlobalData. "Whatever the rights or wrongs of
Ready brek, the smooth porridge oat brand from the Weetabix Food Company, is expanding its range with a new caramel flavour, available exclusively in Asda.
Mood Media, the world’s leading in-store media solutions company dedicated to elevating the customer experience, has announced a new partnership with Asda, the UK’s third largest supermarket, to take over the chain’s in-store radio.
Clipper Logistics has extended its partnership agreement with leading supermarket retailer, Asda, for both one-man and two-man fulfilment for Asda’s General Merchandise and George product ranges. Clipper is currently responsible for receipt, storage, returns processing and online order fulfilment, with
Edesix, UK-based market leader in the provision of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has announced that it has teamed up with leading retailer Asda to enhance in-store security.
Tyco Retail Solutions today announced its Sensormatic Shrink Management as a Service (SMaaS), is delivering clear visibility into Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) and loss prevention systems for all 642 Asda stores in the UK. For the first time, a UK
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced that it has been selected to help drive IT transformation at the UK’s third-largest grocery retailer, Asda. The three-year application services contract will see HCL transform Asda’s IT Application Services