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Bideford colleagues had the customers dancing in the aisles as they walked around the store singing a range of well-known hits.

Andy and Cameron singing away!

As part of the celebrations for Asda’s 50th birthday two colleagues decided to spread the joy by serenading shoppers in store.

Andy Morrison and Cameron Presley (no relation to Elvis) were asked by the store’s Community Life Champion Peter Wilcox to show off their singing talents and musical abilities.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 July 2015
Asda Cakes

Cake is at the heart of every great celebration – so we’re always looking for ways to help our customers enjoy the moments that matter with our inspirational cake designs!

Ed and Pablo the Pug

Product Developer Ed Sowerby specialises in creating some of Asda’s most popular show-stopping celebration cakes. He’s responsible for spectacular cakes including Pablo the Pug, our Piñata Surprise and gravity-defying cakes.

For the last two years Ed’s worked with our bakery teams to design and produce some amazing cakes. He’s created some hugely popular designs and is determined to come up with more amazing ideas.

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Posted in Asda Cakes on 15 July 2015
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We were so delighted to hear how much four-year-old Kyron Howie loves Asda that we arranged a special treat for him when he visited our Accrington store.

June and Kyron

Kyron is likes to dress up in an Asda shirt and name badge and tells his mum Bobbie that he wants to visit every day.

So our community life champion June Smith and store manager Steve Lamming arranged a special visit for Kyron, Bobbie and Kyron’s nana Beverley, starting with breakfast in the canteen and taking in a guided tour around the store, including a special treat in the toy section.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 14 July 2015
Asda Cakes

It’s Asda’s 50th birthday this month and we’re inviting people to help us celebrate – with lots and lots of birthday cake!

Colleagues celebrate 50th anniversary

From 20th July we’ll be touring the country with our fabulous #cakemyday van packed full of tasty celebration cakes to share with our customers and the wider community.

The #cakemyday team will be visiting some of the community groups we already support – and we’ll be surprising a few people along the way too.

Life is better with cake which is why we’re inviting everyone to “Cake someone’s day!” this month.

If you love baking (or cakes!) and would like to take part here’s how:

1. Make someone’s day by baking or buying them a surprise cake

2. Give them the cake and take a photo

3. Share the photo on social media using the hashtag #cakemyday

4. Congratulations, you’ve just caked someone’s day!

(Make sure you have their permission before posting a photo of them on social media)

Happy baking and happy caking!

Follow the tour: Keep an eye on the #cakemyday tour and see what cake-lovers up and down the country have been getting up to here.

Posted in Asda Cakes on 13 July 2015
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Palmolive’s new Aroma Moments range features seven new indulgent and mood enhancing shower gels and scrubs. Whether you’re looking to start the day feeling radiant and ready for action or if it’s time to slow down, unwind and relax the Palmolive Aroma Moments range has something for you.

Try Palmolive Feel Glamorous

The range of seven includes fragrances like ‘So Relaxed’ with lavender pure essential oil, ylang ylang and cardamom, ‘Feel the Massage’ with gently exfoliating dead sea salt, aloe vera and water mint or ‘So Vibrant’ with invigorating ginger essential oil, goji berries and hibiscus.

To celebrate the new launch we’re giving you the chance to try the indulgent ‘Feel Glamorous’ shower gel with its luscious and delicious blackberry, bourbon vanilla and dragon fruit scent – for a truly luxurious experience!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 13 July 2015