Asda's George clothing label has launched its sportswear range in 230 stores (Retail Week, December 6, 2002).
The range caters for men and women. The women's offer includes a striped vest with support at£10 and yoga pants at£14. Men's items include a reversible vest at£14 and a zip jacket at£30. Asda cut prices on 200 George everyday essential products on Monday.
- The Wal-Mart-owned chain announced that December 23 was its biggest-ever trading day, largely as a result of record-breaking sales in non-food. The retailer said that the strong performance reported in November had continued over Christmas.