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Eight-year-old Laurie Cannon came up with a great way to say thank you to her mum Danielle who works at our Birkenhead store – she offered to become “boss” for the day so Danielle could put her feet up.

Laurie and Danielle

Laurie started off by holding a management meeting, then made sure the fruit and veg sections were stocked with her favourite foods. She checked the flowers – ensuring everything looked pretty for the other children who were buying their mum a present – and also took phone calls and helped out customers, checking they had everything they needed.

Danielle, who manages the George and general merchandise ranges in the store, said: "She loved it – she wanted to come back again the next day. She even made sure she dressed the same as me!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 24 March 2017
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There’s something about daffodils that just makes you want to smile. Maybe it’s their sunny yellow colour, their jolly trumpet shape, or a sign that warmer weather is on its way – whatever it is they’re guaranteed to brighten your day.

Colin Martin

They also inspired one of the most famous poems in the English language: William Wordsworth wrote I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud after spotting a “a host of golden daffodils” while walking with his sister Dorothy near Ullswater in the Lake District. More than 200 years later daffodils remain one of the nation’s favourite flowers and a popular gift for Mother’s Day.

Colin Martin has been growing daffodils for Asda for the past six years on his farm in Lincolnshire and sells 4.5 million bunches each year – that’s around 90 million daffodils!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 24 March 2017
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Here’s some more good news for motorists – for the second week running we’re cutting the price of unleaded petrol and diesel by up to 2p per litre.

Asda Petrol Filling Station

From tomorrow (Saturday 25th March) customers at our 301 filling stations across the country will pay no more than 112.7p per litre on unleaded and 114.7p per litre on diesel.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 24 March 2017
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We’ve reduced the price of folic acid from £1 to 40p for Mother’s Day as a little gift for expectant mums – like our colleague Natasha Strain.

We've cut the price of folic acid

Natasha, who works at our Antrim store, is expecting her second child in July, and she’s used folic acid during both pregnancies.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 23 March 2017
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Our colleagues are getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day – like Wendy Fenwick and her sons Aaron and Ryan who work at our Antrim store.

Wendy Fenwick and her sons Aaron and Ryan

We’re giving our Facebook fans the chance to win a £50 gift card to give their own mum a little treat. To be in with a chance of winning, leave a comment on our Facebook post to tell us why she’s extra special then fill out the form below.

Mum Wendy works in the customer service team at our Antrim store, Aaron works as Home and Leisure Section Leader and Ryan works in the Grocery team. Wendy said: "Even though we don’t work in the same areas of the store, we always share stories about our day.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 March 2017