Walmart opens automated 24-hour click & collect site in US

08 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Facility will enable customers to place order and pick up groceries in as little as 60 seconds

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Asda rolls 'ultra-premium' Liverpool Gin into northern stores Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The launch was a “major milestone” for the brand, said owner Halewood Wines & Spirits

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Andy Higginson takes over as GroceryAid president in July

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Booker CEO Charles Wilson will become vice-president at the same time

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Supermarkets provide emergency help in wake of Manchester attack

23 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Asda and Tesco providing food and water at Etihad Stadium and outside hospitals

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Finnebrogue seals £2m low-fat sausage supply deal with Asda Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

Asda’s new Extra Special Light & Lean sausages will be available in more than 350 stores nationwide

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Asda removal of loose fruit & veg slammed over waste concerns

18 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

The retailer is trialling the removal of some loose fruit and veg lines from its fresh aisles

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Asda sales fall 2.8% but Clarke insists fightback momentum is building Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Parent company Walmart released its figures for the first quarter of 2017 today

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Craft spirits and beers gain shelf space in Asda booze overhaul Subscription

09 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The supermarket added over 40 new spirits to its shelves this week in a major push towards the booming craft drinks market


Northern Irish craft gin Jawbox wins Asda listing Subscription

09 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The deal was an “important breakthrough for the brand” in a “key market” said Jawbox founder Gerry White…

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Marks & Spencer appoints former Asda boss Archie Norman chairman Subscription

05 May 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Norman will succeed Robert Swannell – who is set to retire in autumn after seven years on the board 

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Asda drops yoghurt brands as part of shift towards own label Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Kevin White

Rachel’s Organic is the largest casualty of the cull, with three SKUs delisted

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Asda branch makes Ed Sheeran gingerbread men

25 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Staff member Jade Gregory created a ‘Ginger Ed Man’ ahead of the singer’s concert in Manchester

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Asda plans more technology to speed up ToYou click & collect service Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Asda is also looking into technology that would alert the click & collect desk when customers arrive in the store car park

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Asda to add listings for Free-Range Dairy Farmers milk

30 Mar 2017 | By Kevin White

Listings will rise from 109 stores at the moment to more than 300 before May


Asda to use Vegan Society trademark on own-label products Subscription

30 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The Walmart giant has started putting the vegan trademark on 16 different items

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Asda withdraws Slimzone range ahead of Slimming World hearing

21 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A court hearing is due next week over Asda’s linking of Slimzone products to Slimming World

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Asda leads fuel price cuts across supermarket forecourts Subscription

13 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Average fuel prices had risen by 16.8% in the last year…

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Asda to hike basic wage in exchange for pay and role changes Subscription

13 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Asda claimed 95% of current colleagues would be better off if they chose to move to the new contracts


Asda launches Progrigio blend of Prosecco and pinot grigio

27 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The NPD follows warnings by the WSTA that Prosecco prices could rise by as much as 9%, or 59p per bottle

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Sean Clarke puts Asda in back-to-basics lockdown Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Asda boss Sean Clarke has retired the flagship strategy of his namesake predecessor six months early

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Asda's Project Renewal quietly wound up by Sean Clarke Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Chain reports 10th consecutive period of like-for-like sales decline but rules out ’nuclear’ price option


Asda like-for-like sales fall 2.9% in the fourth quarter Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Performance was an improvement on recent quarters, and shows signs of turnaround under new CEO Sean Clarke 

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Asda to use Walmart tech for targeted online ads Subscription

26 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Drinks giant Lucozade has become one of the first to take advantage of the technology

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Pilgrims Choice wins Asda listing for full cheese range Subscription

26 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

The listing is part of a drive to enhance the supermarket’s cheese category offer

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Asda: families saw 4.4% rise in discretionary income in December Subscription

25 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

This was despite inflation at its highest level since July 2014, and the biggest hike in petrol prices for five years

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Why did Asda decide to stop the sale of loose fruit & veg?

30 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Has Asda really lost the plot on packaging or is there method in its ‘madness’?

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Farm brand pros and cons: they may annoy origin purists, but they do deliver Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By James Halliwell

An actual old lady called Aunt Bessie didn’t make that packet of frozen Yorkshire puddings. Don’t be so naïve – it’s just marketing.

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Asda is buying into free-range milk, but will consumers? Subscription

28 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

The willingness of supermarkets to sell free-range milk in volume demonstrates how far the dairy sector has come in the past couple of years, so is it a fad or will it become the norm? Time will tell

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Asda’s quiet man Sean Clarke is right to focus on more than price Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Today’s results provide some encouragement that Asda is at least heading in the right direction, but there’s still a long way to go …

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Vision of a cashless society seems premature after weekend chaos at Asda Subscription

31 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Asda suffered a major breakdown to its card payment systems over the weekend

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Rising inflation has curbed spending power, reports Asda Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The latest figures from the Asda Income Tracker show annual spending growth dropped to under £10 

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That's Better, Asda. But it's not exactly Armageddon Subscription

16 Sep 2016 | By Ian Quinn

When Asda finally pushed the button on its That’s Better campaign last Friday, for many it was a case of blink and you’ve

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UK grocery Armageddon is cancelled

14 Sep 2016 | By Clive Black

It is not a given that a price-only strategy would improve the profit sustainability of Asda

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Morrisons plays the Brexit price reassurance card as Asda price war looms Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

This is clever marketing from Morrisons with a number of factors at play

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Will Asda's high stakes new meat merchandising cut it? Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Will cross-species shelf grouping and a black chic theme help the retailer pull back market share, or just confuse shoppers

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Sean Clarke would do well to ignore Mike Coupe’s price war advice Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By James Halliwell

It’s very generous for the JS boss to help out, but his advice on what’s best for Asda should be taken with a pinch of salt

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Sean Clarke faces a tricky challenge salvaging good ship Asda Subscription

17 Jun 2016 | By Adam Leyland

Andy Clarke’s downfall was his momentous decision to protect profits and margins, in the heat of a fierce price war

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