Asda is one of Britain’s leading retailers. It was founded in 1949 under the name of Associated Dairies and Farm Group but shortened this to Asda in 1965. It is a retailer focused on selling food, clothing, electronics, toys, home furnishings, and general merchandise. Asda also offers a range of additional services such as ‘Asda Money’ financial services. With more than 566 stores in the UK, over 18m people shop at Asda stores every week and 98% of UK homes are served by www.ASDA.com.
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|Industry||Consumer Good and Services, Retail|
|Number of employees||167993|