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June 02, 2015 3:46 AM ET

Food and Staples Retailing

Company Overview of ASDA Group Limited

Company Overview

ASDA Group Limited operates a chain of retail stores. It offers fresh meat and fish, eggs, drinks, and food cupboards; and dairy, chilled, bakery, frozen, health and beauty, baby and toddler, laundry and household, pets’, and home and entertainment products. The company also provides home appliances, games and books, furniture, flowers, tires, gifts, and mother’s day gifts; and clothing, baby zone, electrical, music, video, home, outdoor, DIY and motor, sports, beauty, and party products. In addition, it offers credit cards; and motoring, home, and pets’ services. Further, the company provides consoles, pre order games, books, DVDs, and pre-order DVDs; and gaming, music, and Blu-ray products...

ASDA House

Great Wilson Street

Southbank

Leeds,  LS11 5AD

United Kingdom

Founded in 1978

51,292 Employees

Phone:

44 1132 435 435

Fax:

44 1132 418 666

Key Executives for ASDA Group Limited

Chief Executive and President
Chief Information Officer and Business Transformation Director
Managing Director of Clothing Brand George
Age: 56
Head of Trading Academy & Supplier Engagement
Director of Corporate Finance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ASDA Group Limited Key Developments

Tesco Rumored To Be Exiting From Czech Market

Tesco Stores Limited may be sold. Rumors are there that Tesco is leaving the Czech Republic's market by 2016. It is speculated that that the whole or part of the company could be taken over by Agrofert, a.s., however this has been strongly denied by the spokesman. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) may be considered as potential suitor for unit, ASDA Group Limited.

Amira Expands Distribution in the UK with Asda

Amira Nature Foods Ltd. announced that it has reached an agreement with Asda to offer Amira's branded products through its e-commerce platform, extending the previously announced partnership to sell Amira branded products in 256 Asda stores. Combined with its existing agreements with Asda, Morrisons, Tesco and Waitrose, Amira's branded products now reach British consumers wherever they choose to shop, whether it's in-store or online.

Amira Nature Foods Ltd Announces the Launch of Amira Branded Products in Asda

Amira Nature Foods Ltd. announced the launch of Amira branded products in Asda, a British supermarket chain. Amira's Pure Basmati rice and Superior Aromatic rice will now be available in 256 Asda stores in the U.K. Combined with the company's existing agreements with Morrisons, Tesco and Waitrose, Amira products are now sold in three of the four larger retailers in the U.K. and reach more than half of British supermarket shoppers. Amira's announced partnership with Asda follows its agreement last month with premium retail chain Waitrose, which added 553 distribution points in the U.K.

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