Asda extra special range

Asda looks to Extra Special range to woo southern shoppers

24 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda is attempting to woo southern shoppers by showcasing its Extra Special range in its “festive kitchen” at the Taste of London Winter event.


Asda to roll out robotic click & collect units Subscription

22 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda is set to roll out robotically operated click & collect units that require no human supervision…

Asda Pudsey 1

Family spending power up again, says Asda

21 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Family spending power increased year on year in October for the 13th consecutive month, according to the latest Asda Income Tracker.

Asda Christmas ad 2015

Asda Christmas range 'five times cheaper' than rivals

20 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda’s new Christmas range is up to “five times cheaper” than competitors and will be available nationwide, the supermarket has claimed


Tesco and Asda told to sell more Fairtrade bananas

16 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Campaigners are calling on Asda and Tesco to sell more Fairtrade bananas…

Gavin Chappell

Asda to bring its fresh supply chain forward by six hours Subscription

15 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda is considering moving its entire fresh supply chain forward by six hours in order to meet the changing needs…

Asda training dementia

Asda trains staff to support dementia sufferers

14 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda staff will be trained to support shoppers suffering from dementia as part of the supermarket’s strategic partnership with The Open University.


Premier Foods launches marketing campaign for Peckish brand Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Premier Foods is launching a shopper marketing push to promote the UK rollout of Australian rice cracker brand Peckish…

Asda CEO Andy Clarke

Asda will not react to short-term tactics, pledges Clarke

13 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Grocery market upheaval including the continued rise of the discounters was today described as an industry “shockwave” by Asda boss Andy Clarke.

Asda Pudsey 1

Asda offers suppliers pay-per-click service

07 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Asda is giving its suppliers the opportunity to pay for prominence on its home-shopping site…

Asda Christmas ad 2015

X Factor's Jahmene to bring a smile to Asda's Christmas campaign

06 Nov 2014 | By Andrew Don

Asda kicks off its Christmas television advertising campaign tonight with a first showing during ITV1’s Emmerdale.

David Sables

Help the big four to reduce stock and create differentiation

01 Nov 2014 | By David Sables

Coverage of the Tesco scandal has oscillated between accounting misdemeanour and supplier treatment…

conwy mussels

Young's adds mussels to The Funky Fish Kitchen Subscription

25 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Young’s this week launched the first mussels dish in its exclusive-to-Asda Funky Fish Kitchen range…

food waste

FareShare chief slams lack of action on food waste Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Just half a dozen companies in the food industry have introduced effective systems to divert food destined to become waste…

Asda Prosecco

Asda recalls Prosecco over shattering bottles

22 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Asda has recalled batches of its Prosecco Spumante Extra Dry wine following complaints about the bottles shattering.


Faccenda Foods extends roast-in-bag chicken range

20 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Faccenda Foods has extended its roast-in-bag flavoured chicken range with three new variants…

Asda Pudsey 1

Asda’s operating profit rockets by 18.3% in 2013 Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Asda saw a significant profit hike last year despite losing market share, new accounts in Companies House reveal.


Asda claims morale is high despite job cuts

06 Oct 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda has insisted that staff morale remains high as its in-store restructure comes to a close…

Dragon's Fury

Alf Turner Dragon's Fury sausage listed by Asda

04 Oct 2014 | By Kevin White

Dragon’s Fury – a new spiced sausage from butcher Alf Turner & Sons – is to make its debut this month…


Asda banana pricing in Facebook storm

02 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Asda has come under fire on social media after a video claimed to show the retailer over-charging for pre-bagged bananas…

Asda gluten free

Asda signs up to Coeliac UK Gluten-free Guarantee

15 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Asda has committed  to offer a basket of eight core gluten-free food items in every store – making it the first supermarket to sign up to charity Coeliac UK’s Gluten-free Guarantee campaign.

Aunt Bessie's Yorkies

Aunt Bessie's Yorkshire puddings to make chilled debut at Asda Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Aunt Bessie’s is taking its Yorkshire puddings into the chilled aisle…

Funky Fish range

Young's expands Funky Fish Kitchen range in Asda

12 Sep 2014 | By Kevin White

Young’s is expanding its Asda-exclusive Funky Fish Kitchen chilled fish brand with six new products…

Little dish

Little Dish rolls out chunkier meals for older kids

11 Sep 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Little Dish has added chilled meals for older children to its menu…

Asda CEO Andy Clarke

Asda warns food costs will rise in an independent Scotland

11 Sep 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Asda CEO and president Andy Clarke has said that an independent Scotland would see rising food costs.

Supermarket shopping Sunday trading

Could the big four become the big three? Subscription

21 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Goldman Sachs’ contention that the supermarkets needed to cut 20% of retail space created plenty of headlines this week, but the bank’s suggestion that the industry could be ripe for consolidation went almost unnoticed.


Asda win takes it into overall Grocer 33 lead Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Emma Page

Asda Dewsbury triumphed this week with a score of 83 – making Asda the overall leader this G33 year…

Mike Coupe

The week ahead in finance - w/c 10 November Subscription

09 Nov 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Next week’s financial calendar isn’t quite as packed as the week just past, but there will be two crucial updates for the grocery retail sector

Andy Clarke

Asda's Equal Value case: not about sex, about unions

31 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

CEO Andy Clarke (the Archbishop of Asda, as Michael Buerk dubbed him at the IGD Convention), can afford to feel just a lit…

Split pots

Asda Split Pots Favourite Desserts: acid test Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Suppliers continue to roll out products to extend the use of yoghurt beyond breakfast and into the desserts market…


Asda's profits may be strong but it is not immune to changing market Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Companies House figures for Asda today showed the supermarket’s operating profits up by 18% to almost £1bn last year.

Asda Pudsey 1

Asda takes no prisoners in latest G33 victory Subscription

10 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

The phased rollout of the new Morrisons loyalty card-cum-discounter price-matching scheme means we have yet to…

Asda Pudsey 1

Asda charges to victory in Green 33

26 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Which supermarket sells environmentally friendly products at the lowest price?…

Lidl 26

The Times – they are a changing Subscription

23 Sep 2014 | Updated: 26 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

The Times isn’t keen on the discounters… but did Rachel Johnson’s critique hit the mark?


Asda seals fresher's week 33 win Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

It was nip and tuck in this week’s Grocer 33, really…

Asda shopper

Asda Huyton pips Morrisons Crawley to seal Grocer 33

19 Sep 2014 | By Emma Page

High-scoring Asda Huyton store pips Morrisons Crawley by one point to seal Grocer 33 race…

Asda Huyton

Store of the week: Asda Huyton Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

We have an in-store Barclays, which is very popular with some of the local community whose local bank has shut down…

Grocer jobs Experts in FMCG

Redhill Recruitment Ltd Business Development Manager – Meats

Business Development Manager – Meats - Redhill Recruitment Ltd

Upto £30k Basic + Excellent OTE - Company Car- Laptop & Phone
Search jobs
Sign in

Newsletter Sign-up


I wish to receive the following newsletters:

For Members

Become a Gold Member to receive these newsletters:

Become a Finance Member to receive these newsletters:

Become a member of The Grocer



CLICK HERE to search for the products, services and companies you need in the definitive guide to the UK food and drink industry.


The Grocer's commentators and opinion makers