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The planned purchase of Asda fuel forecourts by its sister business, forecourt specialist, Euro Garages (EG) has been abandoned, with a formal announcement ending the process made on 18 October. The proposed deal, worth £750m was launched back in February 2021 just as the Issa brothers, Mohsin and Zuber, owners of EG completed their acquisition of the Asda supermarket business in partnership with TDR Capital.

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The GB market declined 1.2% in the 12 weeks to 3 October against 2020’s performance, according to the latest results from Kantar. COVID is still having an impact, while grocery inflation is rising Despite the decline, COVID is still having an impact on the market, with grocery spend 8.1% higher than in 2019. Various factors impacted the results in the period including the reduced availabi...
Asda has announced a number of major initiatives over the last week that demonstrate its growing focus on new channels, products and sustainability. Largest refill store opened in York Following the launch of its Middleton sustainability store last year and a follow up opening in Glasgow, Asda has opened its largest ever refill store at Monk's Cross in York. This will stock 100 branded and pr...
The GB market declined 1.9% on 2020 in the 12 weeks to 5 September, according to the latest results from Kantar. We look at key performances in more detail and highlight UK news you may have missed. Pandemic still having an effect COVID is clearly still having an impact on the market, with grocery spend 8.7% higher in the 12 weeks to 5 September than in 2019. However, the first week of Se...
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