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Asda has announced the addition of 300,000 slots to its online delivery operation, as demand for home deliveries increases due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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In this article, updated daily, we summarise the latest responses to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the UK: Market update: GB grocery market sees fastest growth on record. Market growth for the 12 weeks to 22 March was +7.6%, the fastest rate in over a decade, according to Kantar. The rapid growth was driven by a 20.6% surge in sales over the last four weeks. . More details h...
Market growth for the 12 weeks to 22 nd March was +7.6%, the fastest rate in over a decade, according to Kantar. The rapid growth was driven by a 20.6% surge in sales over the last four weeks – equivalent to an extra £10.8bn of spending - as shoppers stocked up on groceries and switched back to retail from out-of-home consumption in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Huge increa...
Asda has announced that it is extending support for colleagues who need to self isolate because of Coronavirus COVID-19. Full paid leave for vulnerable colleagues Asda is now offering fully paid leave to vulnerable colleagues, including pregnant colleagues and those aged 70+, as well as the carers of extremely vulnerable people. This is in addition to offering full pay to colleagues identif...

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31/03/2020
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
24/03/2020
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic affects more parts of the country, we summarise the latest responses from food retailers in the UK to ensure stores function as efficiently as possible and food and groceries remain accessible to all.
19/03/2020
We share how UK online retailers are using online content, operations and supply chain to help colleagues and shoppers.
11/03/2020
Following new developments from Sainsbury’s and M&S, this report summarises key locations to see refillable fixtures and other shopper-facing sustainability features in-store.
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