Asda is one of Britain's most prominent chain retail stores. Owned by Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, Asda boasts almost 400 stores nationwide, and serves more than 16 million customers every week. Asda's ethos is that sustainability and affordability go hand in hand, and, having been named Britain's best value retailer for consecutive years, it certainly achieves its aims. Asda supports fair trade, organic produce, animal welfare and non-GM products, as well as maintaining close working relationships with its suppliers and ensuring that at every stage it gets only the best for its customers. Asda has its own clothing range and financial services sector, as well as supporting local schools and charities, and makes it an exciting career prospect for graduates.
The Asda Graduate Scheme
- Retail Management
- IT Solutions Management
What you need:
A 2:1 degree classification (or 2:2 for Retail or Distribution Management) in any discipline, though for finance a suitable degree in Business, Finance, Accountancy or related degree is specified. For management schemes applicants must have strong leadership, communication and team work skills, as well as problem solving capabilities and a degree of self confidence. Self-motivation, organisation and analytical thinking will also be handy skills for applicants to possess.