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Asda – owned by Walmart - is the UK’s second largest retailer and grocery superstore operator with a 17.3% share of the market in October 2011. In late-2011 there were 525 stores, comprising 303 superstores, 29 large supercentres, approaching 170 supermarkets and 27 Living stores.

Tesco boss Philip Clarke is to stand down

Philip Clarke's departure from Tesco: What the analysts say

21-Jul-2014 | By

Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke is stepping down after a profit warning and will be replaced by Unilever personal care global president Dave Lewis. Retail Week takes a look at what the analysts say.

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Tesco has made some progress under departing chief executive Philip Clarke

Comment: Tesco's new boss inherits a grocer bereft of identity

21-Jul-2014 | By Bryan Roberts

Phil Clarke’s departure from Tesco, while perhaps no great surprise, suggests that the retailer is further in the mire than we might have realised.

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