Thu, 27/11/2008 - 16:23
Supply from Entertainment UK into supermarkets has ground to a halt as administrators Deloitte continued a review of the business today (27th November) and met with senior management at EUK to discuss the distributor's future. The administrators were called in yesterday (26th November) by EUK's parent Woolworth's.
Tue, 19/02/2008 - 15:48
Asda has reported a "strong year" in book trading as it revealed that its UK supermarkets achieved some of the highest sales volumes across the wider Wal-Mart business.
The supermarket said that for the year ending 31st January 2008, its like-for-like sales, excluding fuel, rose by "mid single digits". Total sales...
Mon, 20/08/2007 - 08:32
Competition watchdogs are considering sending staff into Tesco and Asda offices to hunt for evidence that the supermarkets have been abusing their suppliers, reports the Guardian. "The Competition Commission has ordered the two biggest supermarket chains to hand over all internal emails and other documents sent and received during five...
Mon, 21/05/2007 - 09:20
Asda owner Wal-Mart has given the green light to the opening of up to 300 new homeware stores in the UK, reports the Guardian. Asda Living sells George clothing as well as books, homeware and electrical goods. At the moment there are seven Asda Living stores.
Chief executive Andy Bond said: "There are probably 300 locations where...