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BARNSLEY

in partnership with Norbert Dentressangle

From Barnsley to Beijing In November 2013, ASOS launched its standalone website in China. This new venture is supported by a dedicated team (pictured) who are skilled at processing and shipping an increasing number of garments to support this growing market.

Costco presentation We are really keen to help our colleagues have a good time and save money in the process. Tia Airey, our employee engagement coordinator, has been working with several businesses in the local area to secure discounts off their products and services, exclusive to Norbert Dentressangle/ASOS staff. This month Costco, one of the largest wholesalers in the UK, came to our site to hold a presentation and sign up day, with free giveaways and try before you buy deals, for all our colleagues.

meettheteam

Family man makes the move up North Michael Bulmer, one of our onsite trainers, has been working at the Norbert Dentressangle/ASOS site for four years now. Originally from Hemel Hempstead, near London, he moved when the ASOS site relocated to Barnsley. Michael trains our new starters in correct manual handling techniques and the skills they will need to be successful in their chosen department. Michael enjoys his job, which has allowed him to provide for his family. In his spare time he enjoys expressing his passion for professional paintballing and playing football with the rest of his training team.

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Michael Bulmer Onsite Trainer

Health and wellbeing day On Tuesday 11th February we held a health and wellbeing day at the ASOS/Norbert Dentressangle site in Barnsley. Our onsite physiotherapist came along to offer colleagues health and wellbeing advice and the Tankersley Manor leisure team testing colleagues’ blood

If you would like a job with the op portunity for progress ion, then please conta ct our HR te am on 07771 8 41291 or ch eck out our vaca ncies online at www.no rbertThe ASOS and Barnsley success dentressang story continues. With fantastic le. growth figures in the first four months co.uk of this financial year, the site continues to

pressure and their body mass index, followed by relaxing hand massages from two of their trained massage therapists. Lots of free prizes were given away, with free trials to the Tankersley Manor leisure and spa club for all Norbert Dentressangle/ASOS colleagues.

£26m investment and a further 15 years commitment

go from strength to strength and is investing around £26m in new technology, going live in September 2014. In further recognition of the fantastic work on site, ASOS has committed to a further 15 years in Barnsley. With sales growing at 38% and over 600 full time jobs created since last August, these are exciting times. You may have noticed that the site has been extended on two sides, adding a further 140,000 sq.ft. – the equivalent of three football pitches!

This enables us to send over 50 million items a year to our 7.9 million active customers in 237 countries. Impressed? We are in your area. Why not join us?

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BARNSLEY – YOU ARE THE CENTRE OF OUR WORLD

ASOS News | 5th Issue