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ASDA Reduces Price Gap On Discount Grocers

s the second biggest grocer in the UK, only coming in behind Tesco, ASDA has beat its major rivals with a modest rise in underlying sales as well as announcing that it is narrowing the price gap with discounters. The firm, which is based in Leeds, reported a 0.5% rise in like-for-like sales in the […]

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New ASDA Store In Norwich Attracts Controversy

n a highly controversial move, ASDA has applied to change the conditions it was granted to build a city store in Norwich. The changes include doubling the number of retail units from the original 4 up to 8 on the site of the old Bally shoe factory, just off Hall Road. It is also retracting […]

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ASDA Angers Father Over DVD Sale

 disgruntled  father from the small Cornish town of Fowey claims that he has been treated like a criminal after attempting to purchase a DVD for his son. Rob Bell says that he had been followed around the ASDA supermarket, in the nearby town of Bodmin, and was ultimately escorted off the premises after staff refused to […]

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A Possible 1,360 Jobs Are To Be Cut By ASDA

 massive 1,360 jobs redundancies could be made by ASDA, following a shake up of its management structure. The proposals were outlined by the supermarket chain in May, with the first forecast predicting 2,600 employees would lose their jobs. Following an official consultation with staff that lasted 45 days, ASDA has now confirmed that its 5,670 new roles […]

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ASDA Direct Stocks Offensive World Cup Accessory

ASDA was at the centre of a social media storm last Friday (30th May) for its ‘wearable World Cup flag’ which includes a white peaked hood. The supermarket giant says that the hood was designed to protect the wearer from any wet weather, which is a common occurrence in England. However, the result looked more […]

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