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At Asda Harpurhey we were all upset to hear about the recent fire at the nearby Manchester Dogs Home. Colleagues donated blankets and towels shortly after the fire broke out to try to help the surviving dogs.

All our Manchester stores are collecting at checkouts for the Dogs Home following the fire and colleagues at Harpurhey are organising a bag pack this weekend to raise money.

Lee Haken, store manager at Asda Harpurhey, said: “The store and the whole community are really upset by the events. Obviously we wanted to do as much as we could to help and we’ll continue to work with the dogs’ home to offer them the support they need.”

Posted in News & Blogs on 12 September 2014
News & Blogs

Sponsored silence for Tickled Pink

When Asda Stockport colleague Jessica Jones was thinking of ways to raise money for this year’s Tickled Pink campaign, she wanted to try something that was genuinely challenging.

And as a self-confessed motor-mouth, a sponsored silence seemed like an obvious – if rather daunting – choice.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 11 September 2014
News & Blogs

We get a lot of celebs through our doors. From One Direction to Nicole Scherzinger, we seem to attract the creme-de-la-creme of the entertainment industry.

But now we’ve gone and hit the jackpot – the actual Chuckle Brothers shop at Asda!

Paul Chuckle tweeted this pic from a recent trip to his local store:


We couldn’t pass up the chance to have a bit of fun with a British comedy legend:


After Paul replied we wondered what products the Chuckle Brothers liked best:


So we challenged him to send us a pic:


And he did – with brother Barry in the shot too! They just can’t get enough of our Chosen by you Mandarin Tarts!


Legends… See what other products Asda customers are sharing on social media with #Chosenbyme.

Posted in News & Blogs on 11 September 2014
News & Blogs

We’ve been named one of the nation’s favourite retailers in a major consumer survey out today.

We came second only to John Lewis and finished ahead of Marks and Spencer in the Conlumino poll of 6000 shoppers.

And we finished in the top three in a host of other categories including food – we were named one of the nation’s favourite food retailers, just behind Waitrose and Ocado.

George was also voted among the top three fashion retailers and we came second in the Entertainment category, just behind HMV.

You can see the full results here.

Posted in News & Blogs on 11 September 2014
News & Blogs

o celebrate National Cupcake Week we’ve got loads of great baking products in store and online – including fab new cupcake kits and decorations.

Cupcake competition

With the popularity of The Great British Bake Off, lots of people are feeling inspired to get back in the kitchen and bake, and we want to see what you’re creating! Show off your baking skills and send us your cupcake photos for a chance to win a £20 Asda gift card.

Once you’ve made and decorated your cupcakes, you can enter in the following ways:

  • Comment on our Cupcake Competition Facebook post with your photo
  • Follow @Asda on Twitter and tweet your photo with the hashtag #asdacupcake
  • Follow @Asda on Instagram and upload your photo to Instagram with the hashtag #asdacupcake
  • Upload your photo and caption into the form below

We’ll pick our ten favourite cupcake photos and send the winners £20 each to spend in store. We’ll also feature the winning entries here on Your Asda.

Read more and enter here
Posted in News & Blogs on 11 September 2014