10 September 2018
We have won Supermarket of the Year at the British Bakery Awards, which are the only industry awards in Bakery!   BIA judges praised Asda for our back to basics approach to the category saying, “Asda has rolled up its sleeve to review and…
07 September 2018
On the 6th September, we were delighted to celebrate the best in retail innovation with our 2018 Innovation Awards ceremony at the National Railway Museum in York.   Tracy Ford Vice President Commercial Execution, tells us more  "Our…
05 September 2018
After eight years we’ve decided to end the Asda Price Guarantee scheme. Chief Customer Officer Andy Murray explains how we reached the decision to say goodbye to an old friend – and invest more in lowering prices for customers.   At Asda our…
03 September 2018
Asda has today announced the opening of its new Merchandising Centre of Excellence (MCE) in Leeds, close to its existing head office.   Located on the former Pentair site on Great Wilson Street, the MCE includes a full-size model store for…
30 August 2018
At Asda, we're delighted to introduce a brand new function to our Supply Chain team. This new team is dedicated to optimising our supply and distribution plans. Working with all stakeholders, including our vendor base, they will introduce logic,…
30 August 2018
The combination of the hot weather and a lack of rain has made it difficult for a lot of our growers across the UK and the rest of Europe. Carrots in particular have been much more difficult to grow.   Carrots usually take around 140 days to…
28 August 2018
Asda are delighted to celebrate Princes for graduating to full member status of the Ethical Trading Initiative. The attachment below highlights their fantastic progress.     Princes Full Member of ETI     Jo Scott, our Senior…
28 August 2018
The retailer today reports a 20% year on year sales increase on whole head and prepared mangoes. Asda works closely with overseas growers to ensure the perfect mango eating experience year round.   Asda has reported a 20% year on year sales…
28 August 2018
Today (16th Aug 2018), Walmart has reported its Earnings Results for the second quarter including results for Asda for the period (1st April 2018 – 30th June 2018)   The supermarket has seen a fifth quarter of positive growth as it posts a 0.4…
15 August 2018
Nikki Dixon, Senior Manager for Plastic Reduction, writes about why we’re taking plastic off the popular British veg.   ​   Since we launched our Plastic Unwrapped strategy in February, we’ve been on a journey to remove avoidable plastic…