Asda announces new store closures coming this summer

Major supermarket Asda has announced that it will be shutting down two Asda Living stores permanently.

Asda Living sells clothing, homeware, entertainment goods and electronics.

But despite the popularity of Asda, the retailer has announced that two Living stores are set to close their doors for good.

The supermarket chain will be closing its Green Retail Park branch in Wrexham on July 31.

The Asda Living outlet in Eastgate Park, Bristol, will also close.

However, the date of the closure has yet to be confirmed by Asda.

A spokesperson from Asda addressed the closures in a statement explaining that stores have been “running at a loss for a number of years”, reported Birmingham Live.

“Unfortunately, following a period of consultation, we have decided to close the stores.”

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Asda has recognised the impact the two closures will have on its staff.

However, the retailer is in conversation with those impacted to “support this process”.

The spokesperson shared that it will do all it can to find them alternative roles within other local stores.

According to Birmingham Live, 20 jobs are under threat following the announcement of the Wrexham branch closure. has contacted Asda for comment.

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