News & Blogs

We love hearing about when our colleagues have gone an extra mile to help customers!

We recently posted about little Rebecca who lost her favourite cuddly toy ‘Cow.’ Cow had sold out everywhere a year ago but luckily customer service colleague Lubos managed to track one down at the original suppliers! You can read the full story here.

Rebecca with Cow

When we posted about the story on Facebook we received more stories about Asda colleagues who helped to reunite little ones with their cuddly toys.

Read more
Posted in News & Blogs on 29 April 2016
News & Blogs

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with TV chef James Martin!

James Martin has announced a new partnership with Asda

Asda’s Chief Executive Officer Andy Clarke got in touch with James to see if he’d like to work with us after getting his number from a mutual acquaintance, Yorkshire-based chef James Mackenzie.

James had a look around his local Asda store and liked the friendliness of our colleagues and the freshness of our meat, veg and fish. He also realised that his Manchester restaurant gets its Wagyu beef from the same supplier that Asda does!

Read more
Posted in News & Blogs on 28 April 2016
News & Blogs

An exclusive George Home collection created by a young, talented designer supported by The Prince’s Trust is now available in stores and online.

Katie Craven

Katie Craven, a 26-year-old illustrator from Ribble Valley, came up with the on trend ‘Caspian’ nautical range together with our in-house design team.

Read more
Posted in News & Blogs on 28 April 2016
News & Blogs

Two-year-old Elizabeth MacTaggert loves playing in the garden – especially when she gets the chance to talk to her friends, the family of Asda gnomes.

Elizabeth and the gnomes

Mum Gemma started building the gnome collection shortly after Gnorman and Gnorma, the first gnome pair, hit Asda shelves.

Posted in News & Blogs on 27 April 2016
News & Blogs

An Asda Living Store in Manchester has introduced a Saturday morning “Quiet Hour” to help customers with autism after an idea from manager Simon Lea.

Simon Lea

Starting on 7th May, he will be opening the store in Cheetham Hill an hour early to trial a “Quiet Hour” for customers who may be disturbed by loud noise.

From 8am to 9am there will be no in-store music or tannoy announcements and the televisions and escalators will be turned off. Colleagues will also be handing out maps of the store featuring pictures instead of words.

Read more
Posted in News & Blogs on 26 April 2016