Owners of UK Supermarket Asda and EG Group Considering Merger, the Times Reports

January 24, 2023 Reuters

British supermarket chain Asda could be merged with petrol forecourts business EG Group under plans being explored by the owners of both companies, the London-based Times reported on Saturday.

Autonomous Grocery Trucks Roll Into London as Asda, Ocado and Wayve Test Tech

December 26, 2022 Mark Faithfull, Forbes

Londoners could have their groceries delivered by autonomous vehicles under plans being trialled in the U.K. capital.

Apeel-Protected Produce Aids in Asda’s Food Waste Reduction Goal

December 16, 2022 Apeel

Food technology company Apeel and UK grocery giant Asda have seen success through an ongoing partnership in store locations across the UK that has successfully reduced yearover-year in-store food waste in the citrus and avocado categories, compared to control stores. Asda locations offering Apeel-protected produce saw a 36% decrease in citrus waste and 10% decrease in avocado waste, when compared to control stores. 

Asda Chief Executive Burnley Heads for Exit After £6.8bn Takeover

March 26, 2021 Sky News

The supermarket chain’s new owners are to seek a successor but they say Mr Burnley will stay on during the process.

Britain’s Asda Ends Walmart Era on the Up

February 18, 2021 James Davey, Reuters

British supermarket group Asda ended its 22 years under Walmart ownership with accelerating underlying sales in the Christmas quarter, driven by strong demand for premium ranges.