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Media Bites 20 February: Asda, Majestic Wine, Co-op Subscription

20 Feb 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Asda’s fourth quarter numbers are given a heavy amount of column inches

Asda sales shrink as it looks to open 17 new stores Subscription

19 Feb 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Asda has revealed a 2.6% fall in like-for-like sales over the last three months of the 2014.

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Asda to digitise store coupons... with a little help from Sir Terry Leahy

10 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Program will be run by Sir Terry Leahy-backed company, aims to eliminate fraud and be more convenient

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Asda to convert every superstore to "store of the future" Subscription

05 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

170 location rollout follows successful trials in Grantham and Coventry

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Asda COO Mark Ibbotson moves to Walmart Subscription

04 Feb 2015 | By Andrew Don

Mark Ibbotson to take up role as senior VP at Walmart US, Asda responsibilities will be split until replacement is found

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Asda expands 3D printing service to 10th store

30 Jan 2015 | By Andrew Don

Asda has opened its 10th permanent 3D printing service – at its Milton Keynes store…

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Largest family income increase for over five years means shoppers feel flush Subscription

27 Jan 2015 | By Andrew Don

Real wage growth from the fall of fuel and food puts the consumer of the front foot for the first time since the recession

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Morrisons store closures prompted by Asda & Tesco competition Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The current woes affecting the big four supermarkets are often put down to the rise of the discounters…

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Asda milk price cuts prompt dairy industry warning Subscription

09 Jan 2015 | By Kevin White

Dairy farmers have hit out at Asda cutting a four-pinter to 89p this week…

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Asda continues 'war on sugar', cuts 3.25bn calories from own-brand drinks

09 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Cut equates to a 22% fall in sugar levels in Asda soft drinks range

Fuel prices war

Independent supermarket drops petrol prices below Asda

06 Jan 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Jempson’s takes the lead as petrol prices plummet towards £1.

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Asda invests £300m in price cuts for the first quarter

06 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Asda is ploughing £300m into price cuts on thousands of products in the first quarter of 2015 in what the retailer claims is its biggest ever rollback.

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Asda slashes price of four pints of milk to 89p

05 Jan 2015 | By Kevin White

Asda has fired a new salvo in the supermarket price war by slashing the price of four pints of milk to 89p.

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Asda to trial wonky veg as Oliver raps stores over ‘criminal’ waste

02 Jan 2015 | By Amy North

Asda is to trial the sale of ‘wonky’ veg as TV chef Jamie Oliver launches a campaign encouraging shoppers to buy misshapen produce.

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Christmas jumper sales surge 160% at Asda

22 Dec 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

2014 may well be remembered as the year Brits went crazy for kitsch Christmas jumpers…

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Family spending power up £11, says Asda

19 Dec 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Family spending power is up this Christmas, following the biggest annual increase to discretionary income in almost five years, according to the Asda Income Tracker.

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Asda's Andy Clarke to take over IGD presidency in January

17 Dec 2014 | By Andrew Don

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke will step into Mars Chocolate UK and global retail president Fiona Dawson’s shoes as president of the IGD from the new year.

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Asda Christmas shopping basket nearly £10 cheaper than Tesco's

12 Dec 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda has trounced its nearest rival by almost a tenner in this year’s Christmas 33…

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Asda rolls out 3D printer to Watford and Milton Keynes stores Subscription

29 Nov 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Asda is speeding up expansion of its 3D printing services, which can scan a person in seconds…

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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

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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…

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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…

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Asda CEO Andy Clarke unmoved despite wonky sales Subscription

19 Feb 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Asda CEO Andy Clarke and CFO Alex Russo exuded an aura of calm as they gave company updates

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Asda in Grocer 33 Valentine's Day massacre Subscription

12 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

The G33 gets pulses racing this week, with Valentine’s Day staples such as chocolates, wine…

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Asda wins as Sainsbury's jumps into second place Subscription

05 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

So far this year, Asda has been the cheapest of the traditional retailers every week…

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Tesco price cuts put Asda and even Aldi in its sights Subscription

31 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn, Vince Bamford

In September 2011, then Tesco UK boss Richard Brasher announced a £500m onslaught against its rivals, which he claimed…

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Only 1p separates Asda from Morrisons in Grocer 33

30 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Prices have been slashed across thousands of products this month at Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose…

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Asda wins but Tesco and JS price cuts have little effect Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Earlier this month Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose announced major pricing initiatives…

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Asda delists seven Hovis lines including 800g white & wholemeal Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Asda has delisted several leading Hovis bread lines from its range…

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Asda Dundee West: store of the week Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

The restructure was a very tense and quite emotional time…

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Asda takes Grocer 33 win as Aldi trails in last Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Emma Page

Winner Asda Dundee West boasted a full basket, helping it rack up one of the highest scores this G33 year…

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Asda price cuts help it to Grocer 33 victory Subscription

09 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda fired huge price salvos this week, with the three supermarkets investing millions

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Asda wins festive Grocer 33 thanks to cheap alcohol offers Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Claire Farrell

Last year, Asda narrowly lost out to Tesco in our special Grocer 33 Christmas shop…

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Asda Wolstanton: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By Claire Farrell

On Black Friday and Saturday, we opened at 8am, but people had queued from 4am…

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