UK supermarket chain Asda has announced it is to create 3,900 jobs by the end of 2003 in a £360m (US$574.9m) expansion.

The company, which is owned by US retail giant Wal-Mart, said it is to build seven new stores, relocate three others and expand five more.

Yesterday [Monday] reported on Asda’s plans to add mezzanine floors to some stores. To read more, click here.