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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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Asda departures highlight a growing macho/boys club tendency Subscription

22 Jan 2016 | By Adam Leyland

It’s difficult to present such devastating news well but the restructure does seem to have been handled heavy handedly

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Love Chin Chin rolls West African snack into Asda stores Subscription

22 Jan 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Crunchy bits come in an ‘ethnically inspired’ pack

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Asda consulting over 5,000 in-store jobs Subscription

21 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer also considering plans to close down major in-store concessions

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Asda HQ job cull aims to simplify trading team responsibility Subscription

20 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn

800 Asda House staff have left already or have to decide on alternative roles by Friday

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Asda says it's fixed website security problems Subscription

20 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

Potential web security risks were first flagged up in 2014

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Asda plans to axe all staff canteen facilities Subscription

19 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The GMB union has launched a petition against Asda’s plan to scrap canteens

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Asda kicks off major cull of head office jobs Subscription

18 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarket will see many senior redundancies across marketing, merchandising and category planning

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Asda signs Asos as second partner for ToYou parcel service Subscription

15 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

The service launched in November with ladies’ fashion retailer Misguided as its first partner

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Asda offers UK-wide smartphone coupon for Nicotinell

15 Jan 2016 | By James Halliwell

Asda has launched its first UK-wide campaign where coupons are redeemed via smartphones

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Discounters score big in Kantar Christmas figures Subscription

12 Jan 2016 | By Andrew Don

Lidl records Christmas sales uplift of 18%, with Aldi at 13.3%

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Asda buys bacon and cooked meat suppliers Subscription

08 Jan 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Suppliers Forza and Kober have been added to the portfolio of Asda’s sourcing arm IPL 

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Asda relaunches free magazine as multi-platform Good Living Subscription

04 Jan 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Vlogger Anna Saccone Joly is joining the new magazine as a monthly columnist

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Asda donates carrier bag funds as part of Community Capital

24 Dec 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Asda donates proceeds of Scottish plastic bag tax to community projects

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Tesco and Asda promise thousands more staff in Christmas run-up Subscription

17 Dec 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Grocers ramp up customer service spend as they hope to deliver a Merry Christmas

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Sainsbury's stays ahead of the market as share hits 16.7% Video Subscription

15 Dec 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Strong performances from Sainsbury’s, The Co-operative Group and Aldi and Lidl

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McGee's butcher concessions to roll out to more Asdas

03 Dec 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Asda is rolling out its McGee’s butchery concession to more stores across the UK

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Asda develops 'first British-grown table grapes' Subscription

30 Nov 2015 | By Carina Perkins

The supermarket claimed grapes grown in the UK were previously only suitable for wine production

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Asda cuts fuel price to under £1 over Black Friday weekend

27 Nov 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Morrisons says Asda is responding to its fuel offer from earlier this week

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Asda's #BecauseitsChristmas push to go live on Tumblr site Subscription

27 Nov 2015 | By Charlie Taverner

Asda is pushing its Christmas ad campaign on to one of the world’s biggest blogging websites

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Asda Price Guarantee placed under review Subscription

20 Nov 2015 | By Edward Devlin

CEO Andy Clarke confirmed a decision on the scheme would come early next year

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Asda sales fall in Q3 as conditions remain “tough” for Andy Clarke Subscription

17 Nov 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Like-for-like sales at Asda have fallen by -4.5% in the third quarter as the supermarket price war, food price deflation and the continued growth of the discounters all took their toll.

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Aldi and Lidl reach combined 10% of UK grocery as sales surge

17 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Don

Kantar Worldpanel figures show Lidl enjoyed a 19% surge in sales year on year in the latest 12-week period

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Asda suppliers 'facing Reset all over again' Subscription

13 Nov 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Asda is launching a major range rationalisation as part of boss Andy Clarke’s Project Renewal

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Asda Carlisle: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

08 Feb 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Throughout January we’ve had lots of 50p lines across a whole range of essentials

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Asda's fantastic females Subscription

28 Jan 2016

Sir, Your 23 January Leader grossly misrepresented the necessary changes Asda made last week

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My Week… by Andy Clarke (as told to Bill Tush) Subscription

21 Jan 2016

I regret to say it’s quite painful being the boss. Oh, it all looks fun, what with the seven-figure package and the limo

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Asda gambles with staff goodwill Subscription

19 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The last thing Asda needs is to be seen as insensitive as it makes the painful decisions necessary to slash its spending

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Does Asda's tieup with EMD 'smack of desperation'? Subscription

15 Jan 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Or could more European buying power give the chain an edge?

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Asda takes fourth Grocer 33 prices win in a row Subscription

14 Jan 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda’s pledge to invest a further £500m into its offer this year is aimed at narrowing the gap to the discounters

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Asda Belgian Chocolate, Cranberry & Orange Tiffin: Acid Test Subscription

18 Dec 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Free from is increasingly big money. And the growth of the category is being driven by general health and lifestyle choice

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Consistent Asda takes another Grocer 33 pricing win Subscription

17 Dec 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda sealed a second win in a row in our Grocer 33 pricing survey

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Asda feels the Force with exciting Star Wars fantasy Subscription

16 Dec 2015 | By Mark Dishman

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has landed, bringing with it a tonne of merchandise

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Hearty Lasagne Meal Soup: acid test Subscription

04 Dec 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Brits haven’t yet lost their appetite for canned soup – sales this year are up slightly to £352.2m

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Asda Cake Pop Kit: Acid Test Subscription

26 Nov 2015

After years of weak sales, the cakes category is in healthy growth

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Asda's boozy substitution is not for babies Subscription

25 Nov 2015

The battle for shoppers’ hearts and minds is a confusing one, with various price promotions and vouchering schemes

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