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Asda Stores Limited
Type Subsidiary
Industry Retail
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
Employees 150,000 (2006)
Parent Wal-Mart

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.

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