Asda facts for kids
|When it was created||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (1965)|
|Headquarters||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England|
|Key people||Andy Bond, Chief Executive|
|Things made||Grocery, General merchandise, financial services|
|Money earned||see Wal-Mart|
|Operating income||£638 m|
Asda Stores Ltd. is a British supermarket chain. It sells food, clothing, toys and general merchandise. It became a subsidiary of the American retail giant Wal-Mart, the world’s largest store, in 1999. It is the second largest chain in the UK after Tesco.
Images for kids
A bust of co-founder Peter Asquith outside Asda House in Leeds
A Supercentre in Haydon, Swindon, branded Asda Walmart in 2013
An unmanned Asda petrol station in Middleton, Leeds.
Asda Supercentre in West Bridgford, Nottingham. The Asda Supercentre vinyl logo is on the front of the building located at the far right of this photograph (out of shot).
Asda Superstore in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
A smaller, older Asda Superstore in Holt Park, Leeds
This Asda superstore, in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, which replaced an older store on the same site in 1999, has been given a refurbishment and updated logo since this picture was taken.
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