Asda has sent an important message to all buyers about safety.
The supermarket giant says anyone who feels unsafe can seek help in their stores Manchester Evening News report.
Asda wrote on Facebook: “Everyone has the right to feel safe.
“Please know that you can always take your time. Wait inside to reach our colleagues if you are concerned about your safety.
“Customers and colleagues, we will be there for you.”
The post has been well received by buyers and has been shared thousands of times.
Since then, people have praised the supermarket for its efforts to keep people safe.
“Nice to see you support Asda again. Fair play to you, always up to date on what’s going on in the world and a solution to it. This is great advice when someone is around an Asda and is afraid you can seek help. Well done, “said one person.
Another wrote, “So many people are missing the point here. This has nothing to do with Covid, it’s about not feeling safe just going about your day-to-day business. It’s great to see Asda realize that this is a problem and reassuring people that they can ask for help if something feels wrong. Always listen to your gut, if it doesn’t feel right, it is no better to be wrong than any other statistic. “
It comes after the death of 33-year-old Marketing Director Sarah Everard, who went missing on March 3rd on her way home from a friend’s apartment in south London.
Her body was found hidden in a wooded area in Ashford, Kent on Wednesday and was officially identified by dental records.
Her death sparked a conversation about women’s safety. Crowds gathered in Clapham Common on Saturday to remember Ms. Everard.