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Andy Clarke: Asda staff morale 'not as bad as I had feared' Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans, Eleanor Ross

Staff morale at Asda is holding up better than expected in light of its ongoing in-store management restructure…

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Asda sales grow 0.5% in second quarter

14 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Asda’s like-for-like sales grew 0.5% in the 10 weeks ending 30 June, it revealed today.

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Asda boosts world food with Sri Lankan and West African bays

09 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Asda is introducing 450 new ambient world foods products across eight ethnicities this month…


Asda urges distribution collaboration with third parties

20 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Asda has called for third-party logistics providers and manufacturers to get in contact…

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Sainsbury's denies involvement in Asda Wolverhampton leaflets

20 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s has denied using underhand tactics to advertise its new Wolverhampton store…

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Asda defends in-store manager restructure redundancy packages

13 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda has defended the redundancy package it is offering in-store managers affected by its ongoing restructuring programme…


ABF grocery sales hit by loss of Silver Spoon contract with Asda

10 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Associated British Foods has reported a 5% drop in constant currency grocery sales following the loss of contracts at Silver Spoon.

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Humphrey's Corner babycare heads to Asda, Tesco and Ocado

06 Jul 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Natural personal care business Faith in Nature has secured its first supermarket listings…


Asda confirms 1,360 management redundancies in stores

03 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda has halved the number of redundancies from its in-store management restructure upon completion of its 45-day consultation this week.

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Yazoo targets families with new one-litre cartons

29 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Friesland Campina is to sell Yazoo in one-litre cartons in the UK for the first time, as it seeks to boost its family appe…

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Nick Rose hired by Blakemore Wholesale to grow Lifestyle Express

22 Jun 2014 | By Sara Spary

Blakemore Wholesale has hired a stores group director to bolster its retail portfolio for Lifestyle Express…

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Protein milk drink supplier Lacka listed in Tesco

22 Jun 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Lacka Foods has launched seven milk-based protein drink brands in Tesco…

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Free-from brand BFree launches fajita kits

22 Jun 2014 | By Lisa Riley

BFree is launching what it claims are the first free-from fajita kits…

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New Grocer 33 store of the week methodology announced

21 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Grocer is unveiling a new and improved methodology for The Grocer 33 store of the week…


Netto returns: What happened to its stores in the UK?

20 Jun 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Netto exited the UK in May 2010 when it was bought by Asda. But 47 of its stores were picked up by other retailers. What became of Netto UK’s estate?

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Asda’s Stephen Smith on price war and Golds win: Video Video Subscription

19 Jun 2014 | By James Halliwell, Jon Yeomans

Asda’s chief customer officer Stephen Smith talks to The Grocer’s James Halliwell about the retailer’s Grocer Gold award wins, the supermarket price war, and its future plans.

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Asda scoops multiple retailer of the year at FPC Fresh Awards Subscription

15 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Asda’s fresh fruit & veg offering has earned it the accolade of multiple retailer of the year at the Fresh Awards…

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Tiger Tiger launches easy-pour pouches

15 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Tiger Tiger has been refreshed and extended into pouch format…

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Japan targets UK retailers with 'authentic' Japanese Wagyu Subscription

10 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

As UK retailers look to boost their premium meat credentials by selling Wagyu beef, Japanese meat producers are keen to reclaim the market for themselves by importing “authentic” Wagyu from Japan to the UK for the first time.

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Pilgrims Choice hits Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

08 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Adams Foods has teamed up with Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube to promote its Pilgrims Choice brand…

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Port Salut and JP Chenet run Spot the Boule French promotion

08 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Port Salut is offering the chance to win French-themed prizes with a Spot the Boule on-pack promotion from 16 June…


All About Food to take new MasterChef products into Asda

08 Jun 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Licensed food specialist All About Food is expanding its MasterChef Food range and taking it outside Tesco…

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Black Friday for Asda: staff plan redundancy protests

07 Jun 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Asda managers who are facing the possibility of losing their jobs are being encouraged to don black next Friday…

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Co-op Group sells five larger stores to Asda

04 Jun 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has sold five of its larger stores to Asda as it continues to focus on its core convenience estate.

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Asda awards Finnebrogue and Karro sausage deal

01 Jun 2014 | By Kevin White

Finnebrogue and Karro have won a contract to supply Asda with all its Extra Special sausages and hot dogs…

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Asda back in business to take lead for first time in Grocer 33 Subscription

22 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

After losing out to Lidl and Morrisons last week, Asda was back in business…

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Asda reaps the benefits of early action on prices Subscription

14 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

If the supermarkets have indeed been locked in a price war this year, today seems to confirm Asda as the clear winner of round one.

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Asda Red Pepper & Chickpea Brazilian Grills: acid test Subscription

14 Aug 2014 | By Vince Bamford

These grills were launched in May as part of the retailer’s summer food and drink range…

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Asda wins again thanks to high number of promotions Subscription

08 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Asda has made it three wins on the trot – helped this week by an unusually high number of promotions…

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Asda builds its presence in South with new approvals Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

…but the chain is still keen on growing in its Northern heartland…

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Is Asda back? It takes second Grocer 33 prices win on the trot Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

It is back to business as usual in the G33 prices battle…

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Asda Choc Chip Muffin Cheesecake: Acid Test Subscription

31 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

A new twist on an established product is a long-established strategy for food developers…

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Asda Pudsey G33 mystery shop win down to great availability Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Emma Page

Asda Pudsey in Leeds had just one out-of-stock and one not-stocked product…

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Store of the Week: Asda Pudsey, Leeds Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Although our 12 department managers have now been reduced to six section managers, the morale among staff has remained hig…

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Asda finally takes first prices win of the Grocer 33 year Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Week six, and Asda has picked up its first win of the Grocer 33 year…

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Pre-packed red Brusselberry sprouts set for Waitrose and Asda

13 Jul 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Red Brusselberry sprouts – a milder, sweeter Brussels sprout – will be going into a pre-pack format for the first time thi…

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Asda aims for 'trusted comfort' this Christmas: Pictures

11 Jul 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Asda says its Christmas collection is all about “trusted comfort” and convenience that can “create a little theatre at the table” - all underlined with a heavy dose of nostalgia.

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