Asda Q1 sales slide 5.7% Subscription

19 May 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Asda has posted a 5.7% decline in like-for-like sales in its first quarter as the supermarket continued to struggle against “fierce competition”.


Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's push for more click & collect sites Subscription

17 May 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

The three supermarkets put in 147 planning applications to open new sites between January 2010 and March 2016


Asda increases in-store price of milk and commits to 100% British yoghurt Subscription

13 May 2016 | By Julia Glotz

The retailer has put up the price of four-pinters of milk for the first time since January 2015

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Asda Sustain & Save Exchange is extended to all suppliers Subscription

13 May 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Asda claims the online resource will save suppliers a combined £50m by 2020


Asda adds seven new lines to its Scratch Cook frozen range Subscription

12 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

New lines include Chopped Garlic, Chopped Ginger and Sweet Potato Chunks


Asda signs up trio of Scottish distillers in £300,000 deal Subscription

11 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Asda has agreed to add four premium spirits to its Scottish stores’ listings

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Asda rapped by ASA for misleading cereal promotion Subscription

04 May 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer agreed with the CMA last week to tackle misleading promotions

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James Martin teams up with Asda to 'cook up fresh approach' Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

First TV campaign featuring the chef will hit screens in June

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Asda extends beef deal with ABP for a further six years Subscription

27 Apr 2016 | By Julia Glotz

The new contract will be serviced from ABP UK’s site in Doncaster

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Asda agrees to change ‘misleading’ promos as part of CMA deal Subscription

27 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The competition regulator has asked a number of retailers to review deals but Asda is the first to make changes

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Asda teams up with JW Filshill's Craft Beer Clan Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

JW Filshill has struck a deal with Asda to supply 61 stores with craft beer from Scottish microbreweries

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Asda's Chosen By You own-label range to be axed Subscription

15 Apr 2016 | By Julia Glotz

The retailer is understood to have commenced the process of phasing out the brand

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Asda switches £95m advertising account to Saatchi & Saatchi Subscription

12 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer had been working with VCCP since 2013

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Asda non-committal as Walmart to phase out caged hen eggs

11 Apr 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

Retailer’s parent Walmart has promised to fo cage-free by 2025

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Asda to prioritise UK producers of fresh pork and sausages Subscription

08 Apr 2016 | By Kevin White

Asda said the shift in strategy on pork was part of a “commitment to source British products as a priority”

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Sainsbury's sales up 1.2% yoy as early Easter boosts sector Subscription

05 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Grocery prices were 1.5% lower than this time a year ago

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Broccoli leaves trialled by Asda as clean eating trend takes hold

01 Apr 2016 | By Maddie Maynard

Broccoli leaves are being marketed as a superfood and are currently being trialled in Asda

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Stuart Menzies to leave Asda for role at Iceland Subscription

14 Mar 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Recruitment is underway for Menzies replacement


Co-op, Aldi and Lidl continue to make market share gains Video Subscription

08 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Lidl’s sales grew by 18.9% and Aldi’s by 15.1% in the 12 weeks ending 28 February


Asda gauges footfall impact of web adverts Subscription

04 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

Showing shoppers a web ad on three digital devices results in 60% more store visits than showing the ad on just one screen

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Asda launches fish ready meals in 'industry-first' packaging Subscription

03 Mar 2016 | By Andrew Don

New stand-up ovenable pouches would change the way meals, soups, sauces and other products were packed and sold

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Asda to 'move fast' on biggest-ever range overhaul Subscription

19 Feb 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket announces Q4 like-for-likes down 5.8% and yearly sales down 4.7%

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Asda extends wonky veg boxes trial after 'amazing feedback' Subscription

11 Feb 2016 | By Kevin White

Asda launched a trial selling boxes of mis-shaped winter veg at 128 locations on 5 February

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Co-operative Group is fastest-growing non-discounter Subscription

09 Feb 2016 | By Andrew Don

Latest market data from Kantar Worldpanel also shows Aldi and Lidl increased sales but combined market share dips

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CCO Barry Williams leaves Asda after eight years Subscription

08 Feb 2016 | By James Halliwell

Andy Murray, currently Walmart’s senior vice president of creative and customer experience, will take over the role on 15 February

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Hats off to Which? The super-complaint was not in vain Subscription

27 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

All in all, a good outcome for Which?

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Asda takes fifth Grocer 33 pricing win in a row Subscription

21 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

The only retailer to get close to Asda was Tesco – and that was thanks mainly to its Brand Guarantee price-match scheme


Asda wins own-label Grocer 33 battle Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

While Asda proved a predictable winner, the results threw up a number of interesting findings

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Asda wins in a competitive Grocer 33 week Subscription

07 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Just £5.37 separated Asda and fifth-placed Waitrose

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Morrisons' Scouse slip-up hands advantage to Asda

07 Apr 2016

Asda unveiled an ad for a new presenter for its in-store radio station under the ‘project name’ Scouser FM


Asda clocks up another clear Grocer 33 pricing win Subscription

31 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

With a total of £55.58, Asda claimed its third convincing victory in the G33 pricing survey in the space of four weeks

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Asda wins cheapest Easter title in the Grocer 33 Subscription

23 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda’s £65.26 total for the 33 items on our shopping list was £3.60 cheaper than nearest rival Morrisons


Asda offers the cheapest shop by a clear margin Subscription

10 Mar 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda offered the lowest price for 20 of the products on our list, eight exclusively so

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Asda Livingston: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

10 Mar 2016

We’re Asda’s retail training academy for East Scotland, so it’s really good to see we’re practising what we’re preaching

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Asda Livingston takes win on a busy Mothering Sunday Subscription

10 Mar 2016 | By Lauren Morgan

Asda Livingston obtained a perfect score for store layout, shop floor service and availability

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Asda Vegetarian Sweet Potato & Kale Nut Bakes: Acid Test Subscription

25 Feb 2016 | By Simon Gwynn

Most British shoppers eat meat, but there is a huge opportunity for vegetarian alternatives


Asda offers cheapest shop after a month off the top Subscription

25 Feb 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda claimed a decisive victory – its first since 16 January – in this week’s Grocer 33 pricing survey

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