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Aldi and Asda end sale of high-caffeine drinks to under-16s Subscription

19 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn, Emily Bright

Waitrose previously said it would also ban the sale of energy drinks to under-16s…

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Judith McKenna set to helm Walmart's international division Subscription

19 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

McKenna would take over from current international boss and fellow Brit Dave Cheesewright, said Bloomberg

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Asda plans Calorie Counted own label Subscription

19 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Asda is planning a new own-label range called Calorie Counted, set to launch in the spring…

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Asda is cheapest again thanks to effect of Rollbacks Subscription

18 Jan 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Walmart-owned retailer announced its latest round of Rollback promotions last week

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Asda adds own label and branded fortified milk lines

15 Jan 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Retailer has launched whole and semi-skimmed multivitamin milk variants and listed Arla’s Fat Free Protein Milk

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Lidl wins Christmas but the surprise package is... Asda Subscription

12 Jan 2018 | By The Grocer News Team

Tesco had been tipped to ‘win’ Christmas, but it was hit by sluggish general merchandise sales and a hit from the collapse of wholesaler Palmer & Harvey

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Asda Halloween ad did not breach schedule rules says ASA Video Subscription

10 Jan 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

The Advertising Standards Authority received 62 complaints over the commercial, described by some as “distressing”

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Asda takes win as price gap to Lidl is slashed to 6% Subscription

05 Jan 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda’s £51.67 total was £3.46 cheaper than second-placed Morrisons

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Adjudicator urges supermarkets to set up supplier helplines Subscription

20 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Helplines would help suppliers raise issues without fear of being delisted, says Tacon

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Asda has massively cut price gap with discounters says Bernstein Subscription

15 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

‘On their (limited) range of Farm Stores products, similar to Tesco’s Farms, they are actually 5% cheaper than Lidl’

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Asda and M&S festive ads favoured by public Video

15 Dec 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Asda racked up 6,618 mentions on Twitter – 51.7% of which were positive – for its ‘Imaginarium’ ad

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Asda beefs up size of own label gravy packs Subscription

08 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Both the beef and chicken variants of the ambient Extra Special range have grown from 340g to 350g

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Asda section leader jobs at risk as retailer proposes changes Subscription

08 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The proposals are thought to apply to every Asda store across the UK

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Asda joins retailers hiking banana prices as supplies tighten Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Kevin White

The supermarket has hiked prices across several banana packs…

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Asda reports second consecutive quarter of sales growth Subscription

16 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Like for like sales in the third quarter grew by 1.1%

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Former Asda chief executive Andy Clarke becomes Spoon Guru chairman

13 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Andy Clarke stepped down as Asda CEO in 2016

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Incoming Asda CEO Roger Burnley announces leadership team shakeup

10 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Anthony Hemmerdinger is to be promoted to the role of senior vice president, retail operations director

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Camelicious launches first camel milk line into Asda stores

08 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The brand is owned by the ruler of Dubai

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Asda Christmas campaign invites shoppers into the Imaginarium Video

03 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

CGI ad gives readers an imaginary glimpse into supermarket’s festive preparations..

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Asda launches e-vouchers scheme to reward staff Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The Asda Stars programme allows colleagues to earn rewards and nominate each other for recognition…

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Jesús Lorente to take over as Asda merchandising boss Subscription

01 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Andrew Moore joined Asda in 2008 as director of George clothing

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Asda to stock "the world's first" cheese Advent calendar

30 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The So Wrong It’s Nom calendar will go on sale in stores across the UK from 9 November, priced at £8

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Roger Burnley to become Asda president and CEO

30 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Burnley has been Asda COO and deputy CEO since October 2016 from 1 January. Clarke will continue in a new role with Asda’s parent-company Walmart after a break

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Asda and Tesco revealed as top Halloween destination stores Subscription

25 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

Nearly half of all families have upped their spend on the occasion over the past few years

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Asda to sell year-round duck lines under Extra Special tier Subscription

12 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Four new products, supplied by Faccenda Foods, hit shelves at the end of September

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Aldi ends Asda's winning run - but the gap is closing Subscription

12 Jan 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

Aldi’s £32.96 total was £4.52 cheaper than Asda as it offered the lowest price for 28 of the 33 items on our list

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Overloaded Asda should simplify and stay focused

24 Nov 2017 | By Jeremy Garlick

The big theme of Asda at its best is customer focus. Having a deep understanding of its core customers, their needs and aspirations, and then acting decisively

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Asda Swanley Supercentre, Kent: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

24 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

“The town centre is thriving. We have a big market outside the store every Wednesday”

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Asda cuts average savings as it ramps up promo levels Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Asda is getting festive as it ramps up deals on confectionery, biscuits and snacks ahead of Christmas

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Asda takes sixth straight Grocer 33 pricing win Subscription

10 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Walmart-owned retailer offered the lowest price for 18 of the 33 items on our list…

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Can Roger Burnley put Asda on the front foot again? Subscription

03 Nov 2017 | By Adam Leyland, Ian Quinn

Not only has Sean Clarke been steadying the ship; Burnley was indeed making himself more than useful

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Asda continues winning streak as Burnley promoted Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

There are signs that Asda has sharpened its pricing again

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Can Roger Burnley pull Asda back out of the shadows? Subscription

30 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The supply chain veteran also knows he has a vital job on his hands to improve Asda’s battered relationship with its suppliers

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Asda beats rivals to take ninth win of Grocer 33 year Subscription

27 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

With a £67.40 total, Asda came in £2.13 cheaper than second-placed Sainsbury’s…

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Asda gets into the Halloween spirit with dance party Video

18 Oct 2017 | By Mark Dishman

Asda is once again the UK mult that makes the most effort for Halloween

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Asda needs to follow Tesco’s example to keep in the GCA’s good books Subscription

05 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

So why has Asda escaped, and is the Adjudicator’s decision to hold back from the ultimate deterrent justified?

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