Tag Archives: Asda

Asda launches its first vegan plant-based range

To mark Veganuary, supermarket chain Asda has launched a vegan-friendly range of plant-based products under the new ‘Asda Plant Based’ label. All 48 products are Vegan Society approved. The range launches as demand for plant-based products hits an all-time high, with Asda research revealing that 52% of 18-34-year olds plan …

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Asda to launch sustainability trial store

Asda has joined forces with some of the UK’s best known brands to launch its first ‘test and learn’ sustainability store in its heartland of Leeds, with a mission to find new ways to reduce plastic and encourage customers to reuse and refill. From May, the store in Middleton will …

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Asda shakes up fruit & veg aisle with reusable bags and plastic-free herbs

  Supermarket chain Asda is taking the next step in its efforts to reduce plastic use by introducing reusable fruit & veg bags and stripping all the plastic off its growing herbs range. Customers nationwide can purchase the reusable bags, which are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and are …

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Asda gets the Downton Abbey treatment

Asda has launched a TV advertising campaign in partnership with the highly-anticipated ‘Downton Abbey’ film, which releases in cinemas on September 13. ‘Downton Abbey’ sees the return of the TV show’s characters as the household prepares for a Royal visit. The supermarket chain’s campaign broke with a 30-second ad on …

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Asda to stop offering plastic carrier bags with online grocery orders

Asda is to stop providing single-use plastic carrier bags with its online grocery orders, in a move that will remove around 85 million plastic bags from production each year. Following a successful trial period in south-west England and from its Dartford Home Shopping Centre in Kent, Asda will remove the …

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A sneak peek of Asda’s 2019 Christmas range

Asda has unveiled an exclusive look at some of its anticipated Christmas products for this year. The supermarket chain said: ‘This festive season will be all about opulence, inclusivity and adding a touch of novelty to the yuletide celebration. Despite the humid weather and summer sun, retailers are underway producing …

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Asda and Warburtons launch promotion that donates food to charity with every sale

  Supermarket chain Asda and British baking firm Warburtons are launching a ‘You Buy One, We Give One’ promotion, which will donate food to charities without any additional cost to customers. The trial, on selected Warburtons products available at Asda, means for every participating item purchased by customers, another Warburtons …

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Which? comments on CMA decision to block Sainsbury’s/Asda merger

Consumer body Which? has commented on the findings of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) Final Report, published today (Thursday April 25), on the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda, resulting in prohibition of the merger. Which? director of advocacy Caroline Normand said: “The CMA is right to block this …

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Sainsbury’s ceo comments on CMA decision to block Sainsbury’s/Asda merger

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today (Thursday April 25) published its Final Report on the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda, resulting in prohibition of the merger. As a result, Sainsbury’s and Asda have mutually agreed to terminate the transaction. Sainsbury’s ceo Mike Coupe said: “The specific reason …

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CMA blocks merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the proposed merger of the Sainsbury and Asda supermarket chains. The CMA’s final report, published today (Thursday April 25)  said that ‘UK shoppers and motorists would be worse off if Sainsbury’s and Asda – two of the country’s largest supermarkets – were …

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