UK: ASDA Wal-Mart Supercentres Create 3,000 New Jobs Over Five Years
ASDA will create 3,000 new jobs with the opening of ten ASDA Wal-Mart Supercentres over the next five years. The first of three supercentres will open today at 10am (Monday 24th July) in Bristol followed by two in the Autumn of this year in Havant, Hampshire and Minworth in the West Midlands, a total of 750 new jobs and £50 million of investment.Colleagues for all the supercentres are being recruited through partnerships with the local employment service giving everyone, including New Deal job seekers aged 18-24, over 25s and people with disabilities, a real chance to find a job through developing new skills and experience. In addition the company also welcomes applications from people over 50.The supercentres will deliver Britain's best value shop with over 40,000 products - from local cheeses to Hershey bars, spectacles and sportswear.Allan Leighton, president and chief executive of ASDA and Wal-Mart Europe says, "This is the most exciting concept in Britain that brings together the best of Wal-Mart with all the things that ASDA is famous for. We are a people business and we need more colleagues than ever to help deliver exactly what today's customers want - the widest range, best value and the friendliest service".
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