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In-store wedding celebration for Asda Oadby bakers Ruth and Andy

In-store wedding celebration for Asda Oadby bakers Ruth and Andy

Congratulations to our colleagues Ruth Adams and Andy McLeod who've got married after meeting in the bakery at our Oadby store.Their friends at the store organised a special wedding celebration in the bakery a few days before their big day, giving Ruth a veil of bread bags and creating an ar...
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19 Sep 2018
How the heatwave helped me produce a record British watermelon harvest for Asda

How the heatwave helped me produce a record British watermelon harvest for Asda

We first started supplying our British-grown watermelons to Asda last year, when we harvested 1,000 of them after a successful trial growing 20 or 30 different varieties. We’ve learned a lot from our experience over the last couple of years, so this year thanks to the heatwave and exception...
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13 Sep 2018
Sizzling summer heatwave leads to a bumper apple harvest

Sizzling summer heatwave leads to a bumper apple harvest

There’s nothing like the British weather is there? The prolonged sunshine this season has produced an early apple crop of over six million apples – a 12% increase year-on-year – with a fantastic sweet flavour. They're probably the tastiest since the turn of the millennium i...
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12 Sep 2018
Dundee Kirkton colleagues give Margaret a happy 90th birthday surprise

Dundee Kirkton colleagues give Margaret a happy 90th birthday surprise

Great grandmother Margaret Finnie has shopped in our Dundee Kirkton store for 'donkey's years' – and when our colleagues found out it was her 90th birthday they surprised her with flowers, balloons and a cake.Community champion Sam Will, who helped organise the surpr...
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07 Sep 2018
Why we’re removing the Asda Price Guarantee

Why we’re removing the Asda Price Guarantee

At Asda our mission is to be the most trusted retailer – and we know that for our customers, that means being able to trust us that they are getting the best value possible from shopping with us week in, week out. Way back in 2010 we launched the Asda Price Guarantee (APG) – promising...
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05 Sep 2018
Jack came to Asda Patchway to pay for a trip ... now he's one of our youngest section leaders

Jack came to Asda Patchway to pay for a trip ... now he's one of our youngest section leaders

Our colleague Jack Cowles got a part-time Christmas job at Asda when he was 16 to save money for a trip to Borneo. He loved it so much he returned and now, two years later, he’s one of our youngest section leaders.Jack manages a team of 30 at our Patchway store in Bristol and hopes to be a ...
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31 Aug 2018