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|Founded||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (1965)|
|Headquarters||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England|
|Andy Bond, Chief Executive|
|Products||Grocery, General merchandise, financial services|
Number of employees
Asda Stores Ltd. is a British supermarket chain. It sells food, clothing, toys and general merchandise at a very cheap price. It became a subsidiary of the American retail giant Wal-Mart, the world’s largest store, in 1999. It is the largest chain in the UK beating Tesco.
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- "Wal-Mart buys Asda in UK retail shock". Eurofood. 17 June 1999. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. https://archive.is/sUm6. Retrieved 6 April 2008.
- "Co-op buys Somerfield for £1.57bn". BBC News Online. BBC. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7508982.stm. Retrieved 6 October 2008.