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Asda working with Sheffield Hallam Uni on obesity initiative

14 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The tie-up involves students carrying out a market gap analysis of the UK biscuit market

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Gü Puds suffers in Asda chilled desserts overhaul Subscription

07 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The Nobel Foods-owned brand has lost 42% of its SKUs in Asda in recent weeks

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Asda links with Just Eat for pizza delivery trial Subscription

07 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Pizza deliveries will be made within a two-mile radius of selected stores

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Asda announces plan to cut 2,500 jobs

26 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

A proposed consultation on the cuts is not due to start until 2019

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Asda opens its first in-store sushi counter in Bristol Subscription

19 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn, Ronan Hegarty

The new sushi counter is being operated by Sushi Daily

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Asda wine buying manager Jo Durant departs for Treasury Wine Estates

11 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

She will oversee Treasury’s relationship with her former employer

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Asda to roll out mobile app scan and pay trial

05 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket has launched a trial of the service at its Middleton store in Leeds, beginning with Asda staff

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Asda unveils app function to speed up click & collect service Subscription

04 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda said it hoped to make the service available across 110 stores by the end of November

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Asda ramps up focus on plant-based Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The retailer last week rolled out a range of own-label vegetarian and vegan options into its chilled aisle

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Asda and Arla link for 'Have you Herd?' AR recycling app Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The app uses AR technology to inform shoppers about recycling their milk bottles correctly

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Sainsbury's-Asda merger threatens competition in 463 locations, says CMA Subscription

27 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The Competition & Markets Authority is concerned about the prospect of a serious lessening of competition.

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Graham White & Co's Chickolatas range gets first burger

21 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The Piri Piri Burger contains 85% Red Tractor chicken and is set to go on sale in Asda

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Asda 'nearly halfway' on 10% plastic reduction target Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

CEO Roger Burnley said Asda is determined to be transparent about the reductions 

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Asda to cut fridge energy use with Formula 1-inspired tech Subscription

20 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

New technology is being rolled out to nearly 200 Asda supermarkets

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Asda wins supermarket bakery award at Baking Industry Awards Subscription

06 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

The Baking Industry Awards is now in its 31st year and recognised as the UK bakery calendar’s premier event

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Asda Price Guarantee to end in favour of focus on low pricing Subscription

05 Sep 2018

Price matching initiative was the first of its kind by a major UK supermarket

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Asda opens new Merchandising Centre of Excellence in Leeds Subscription

03 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The centre will feature a state-of-the-art virtual reality lab

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Increases in British pork sold by mults, says AHDB Subscription

31 Aug 2018 | By Kevin White

The percentage of British bacon and ham sold by the mults rose by 3% and 9% respectively from May to July…

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Asda hires out spare warehouse space to logistics specialist Subscription

30 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda is working with Stowga, the “Airbnb” of logistics

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Asda cuts premium bottled ale brands in favour of craft brews Subscription

23 Aug 2018

The retailer has ditched about 45 ale SKUs over recent weeks

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Asda to close Newmarket store with loss of 40 jobs Subscription

21 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer said customer numbers and sales were continuing to fall

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Asda reports second quarter growth of 0.4% Subscription

16 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda has now recorded five consecutive quarters of like-for-like growth

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Asda takes plastic off swedes in first of 'rolling programme'

15 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer is not removing plastic from cucumbers as it fears an increase in food waste

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Asda, Sainsbury's and M&S sign up for 'Purple Tuesday' Subscription

14 Aug 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

13 November will be the UK’s first dedicated day to promote accessible shopping for customers with disabilities

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Asda cuts prices of its most popular free from lines Subscription

09 Aug 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Sixteen own-label products are now up to a claimed 40% cheaper than equivalents sold by others in the big four

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Sainsbury's-Asda: eight reasons why our merger should go ahead Subscription

14 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

In response to opposition from retailers and supplier groups last week, Sainsbury’s and Asda have launched the case for the defence of their merger plans

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Sainsbury's-Asda report: retailers and trade bodies respond Subscription

09 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The Grocer summarises the industry’s responses to the CMA investigation, published yesterday

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No end to austerity at Asda, but are the latest cuts as savage as they seem? Subscription

29 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

It is the fifth big round of cuts in the past two years to affect management at its Leeds HQ and frontline store staff

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Sainsbury's-Asda clearance 'tough' warns ex-CMA director

05 Oct 2018 | By Andrew Taylor

In this special analysis, ex-CMA director Andrew Taylor explains how the merger approval faces significant hurdles

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Sleeping with the enemy will become retail's 'new normal'

12 Sep 2018 | By Richard Wolff

Partnerships, networks and ecosystems will enable companies to create customer value and drive growth, says Accenture Strategy’s Richard Wolff

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CMA's check on Sainsbury's-Asda shopper effect is futile

12 Sep 2018 | By David Sables

The merger is sure to be waved through, says David Sables of Sentinel Management Consultants

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Asda more than a fiver cheaper than its nearest rival Subscription

23 Aug 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda offered the cheapest price for 24 of the 33 items on our list

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Industry must collaborate to address conflicts in fights against plastic and food waste Subscription

15 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

If ever there was evidence of how quickly the war on plastic has changed the agenda, Asda’s about-turn is it

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Why did Lorente leave Asda and what now for Burnley? Subscription

03 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Jesús Lorente lasted just seven months in his role as Asda’s CMO

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Jesús Lorente no miracle worker for Asda

30 Jul 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Lorente’s Asda departure reveals Roger Burnley’s decisive side

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Range preview: Asda Christmas 2018

12 Jul 2018 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Asda’s message is that there should be something for everyone at the Christmas table

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Extended Adjudicator remit confirmation will soothe Burnley and Coupe’s aches Subscription

21 Jun 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The CMA will next month announce its long-awaited list of new retailers to be added to the remit of Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon

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