The Week: Media news - Asda to launch mags online

Asda is set to launch a new online service that offers digital versions of major UK consumer magazines for consumers to download directly to their computers.

Run by John Menzies Digital, the Asda Digital Newsagent will include magazines such as Nuts, Heat, Top Gear and Stuff. The launch of the service will offer the first 10,000 people who sign up a special introductory deal that enables them to try the service for free.