Tag Archives: Asda

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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George at Asda to sell products made from recycled plastic bottles and clothing as part of new sustainability pledge

George, the fashion and homewares arm of the supermarket chain Asda, will for the first time sell products made from recycled plastic bottles and clothing, as part of a commitment to use only polyester that is sourced from recycled materials by 2025. The products launching in the retailer’s Spring/Summer 2019 …

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Asda prepares for Easter heatwave

With temperatures set to rise to highs of 25 degrees this weekend, it seems flags will be cracking as well as eggs this Easter. Although the supermarket chain expects to see high sales of chocolate and lamb legs this weekend, it is also predicting increased sales of 60% on BBQ …

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BHETA and knife suppliers back ‘responsible retailing’ campaign

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA)’s consultative meeting with UK kitchen knife suppliers on March 25 reached a consensus to back a proactive industry-wide ‘responsible retailing’ campaign. Leading kitchen knife suppliers including Taylor’s Eye Witness, Amefa, Fiskars, George East (housewares), Kuhn Rikon and Robert Welch Designs met BHETA housewares …

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Sainsbury’s and Asda commit to £1bn of grocery savings and fuel cap

Sainsbury’s and Asda have recently submitted to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) their responses to the CMA’s Provisional Findings and Notice of Proposed Remedies. In a joint statement, the supermarket chains said: ‘Sainsbury’s and Asda strongly disagree with the CMA’s Provisional Findings and have found the CMA’s analysis of …

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