Asda unveils George sportswear

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.