|Founded||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (1965)|
|Headquarters||Leeds, West Yorkshire, England|
|Key people||Andy Bond, Chief Executive|
|Products||Grocery, General merchandise, financial services|
|Operating income||£638 m|
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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