ASDA TO ADD STORE-LEVEL WORKERS

LONDON -- Asda, Wal-Mart Stores' British division, said last week it planned to create 2,250 shop-floor jobs, just a week after announcing 1,400 layoffs.mer service. As reported, Asda axed 1% of its 140,000-member workforce. Many of the positions were managerial.Last week's statement said each of Asda's 279 U.K. stores would recruit about eight new staffers.

LONDON -- Asda, Wal-Mart Stores' British division, said last week it planned to create 2,250 shop-floor jobs, just a week after announcing 1,400 layoffs.

mer service. As reported, Asda axed 1% of its 140,000-member workforce. Many of the positions were managerial.

Last week's statement said each of Asda's 279 U.K. stores would recruit about eight new staffers.