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Green Room News

There are so many great moments and achievements to celebrate as we reach our 50th birthday – so we’d like you to tell us your fondest memories of working at Asda.

Asda colleagues

Do you remember the old uniforms, and when everything was priced by hand?

Did you meet your partner at Asda, or are you the latest in a line of Asda colleagues in your family?

As it’s our 50th year we want to help share your proudest moments and experiences.

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Posted in Green Room News on 01 July 2015
Green Room News

Our 50th birthday is a great opportunity to not only thank our customers and colleagues for their support over the years, but also to show appreciation to members of the community who really make a difference to people’s lives.

The Community Life Champion from our Huddersfield store, Ann Hodkin, surprised customer Sophia who set up the charity One Good Turn with her husband to donate household items to people who really need them.

Watch the video below to see what happened and find out more about the charity:

Posted in Green Room News on 01 July 2015
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Lily Mai waving goodbye to cancer

Nine-year-old Lily-Mai Gordon has launched her own campaign “Wave Goodbye to Cancer”, inspired by her much-loved grandad Alan Gordon.

She and her brother and sister were devastated when he died on Christmas Eve 2012 from pancreatic cancer, just six months after his initial diagnosis.

As part of trying to come to terms with his death Lily-Mai kept a diary of memories and thoughts about him. One of the things she wrote in her diary was a promise to her grandad that she would help find a cure for cancer, which inspired her and mum Ali Gordon to come up with the fundraising campaign.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 30 June 2015

Our Extra Special Wagyu Rib-eye steak wowed the judges at this year’s Meat Management Awards.

Our Extra Special Wagyu Rib-eye steak

They were voted Best Beef Product of the Year AND overall winner of Best Red Meat Product. The judging panel also named Asda Multiple Meat Retailer of the Year.

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Posted by Awards on 30 June 2015
Green Room News

It’s our birthday, and we’re celebrating and reflecting on 50 fantastic years of trading!

50 years of ground-breaking, cost-cutting success. 50 years of inspiring leaders and innovative ideas. 50 years of pioneering retailing. 50 years of magical colleagues giving our customers incredible service. There’s a lot to celebrate!

Asda is 50!

As the icing on our birthday cake, we’ve created a special website.

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Posted in Green Room News on 29 June 2015