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Asda Stores Limited
Subsidiary
Industry Retail
Founded Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (1965)
Headquarters Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Key people
Andy Bond, Chief Executive
Products Grocery, General merchandise, financial services
Revenue see Wal-Mart
Operating income
£638 m
Number of 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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