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Don Don Donki has opened a 4,000 sq. m. discount store at The Market Mall with more than 130,000 items, including fresh products and essentials. Its private label products under Jonetsu Kakaku will also be featured.

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In this article we look at what UK variety discounters are doing to address the challenges created by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Temporary store closures B&M will be closing 49 stores as a response to the current trading conditions. The retailer has not announced what stores these will be, but has said it is likely they will be small format stores Poundland will be closing 1...
In this article we round up the latest initiatives from Aldi and Lidl UK and Ireland to address the challenges created by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Aldi Implemnted a one person, one trolley rule in a bid to encourag all customers to try and reduce the number of family members they bring with them into stores Through its partnership with Neighbourly, Aldi will be donating 5...
Lidl inaugurates a new regional distribution centre (RDC) in Cecil County, Maryland, which will serve as the cornerstone of the discounter’s regional store network and support its expansion plans in the country. 700,000 square feet facility The new facility has required an investment of $100 million, and is due to create over 200 new positions. The RDC will serve stores across five states: ...

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27/03/2020
To face any potential staff shortage and to help meet the high demand during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, Lidl is planning to hire more than 1,000 temporary employees.
11/03/2020
In this month’s snapshot: Lidl’s loyalty app looks set to become borderless, a closer look at sustainability and US and Canada dollar store openings.
10/03/2020
As Aldi and Lidl both continue to expand their store estates, the discounters come into easier reach of shoppers and often closer proximity to their competitors and each other. We visited newly opened Aldi and Lidl stores within a few meters of each other in Watford, and in this presentation highlight the different features we saw that ease the shopping trip and appeal to shoppers.
26/02/2020
The Casino Group is currently in discussion with Aldi France regarding the sell of its discount banner Leader Price. This report will give you an overview of the two retailers, the deal and the challenges for Aldi.
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Discounters have had to adapt their stores’ format and flex their range to be able to fit in urban locations. With their high population density, European cities are also an opportunity to test ecommerce and new payment solutions and learn from such initiatives.

In this presentation we use data to explore how Aldi and Lidl are aiming to drive organic growth in new initiatives and investments.

Key discount insight including reports, news and our views in a quarterly round-up to help you stay on top of the channel.

26 January 2021, Birmingham

The IGD Aldi Trade Briefing returns to share its exciting plans for 2021 and beyond. Join us at the ICC in Birmingham to hear from Giles Hurley, CEO at Aldi UK and Ireland, and other commercial leaders.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.