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Aldi Süd is expected to generate an additional €14 bn in sales globally between 2020 and 2022. We review its strategic priorities, the sales outlook to 2022 and the impact of COVID-19 on its model.

Take a look at the latest results and news from the variety discounters, including B&M’s estate expansion and Poundland’s continued evolution.

An in-depth look at Aldi and Lidl UK’s ecommerce development, including factors accelerating and inhibiting their evolution online and shoppers’ changing expectations and behaviour.

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We look at how the discount channel could change in a post Coronavirus (COVID-19) world through 10 hypotheses and what it could mean for suppliers. 

Lidl’s loyalty programme Lidl Plus is being rolled out across Europe.  It is 100% digital and available in 12 European countries via a bespoke app. This report gives an overview of the app and its different features. 

We look at Lidl's strategic priorities to reinforce its position as the leading European retailer. It is winning share thanks to its rapid expansion and by putting sustainability and shoppers at the heart of its strategy.

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The Grocer magazine has reported that Iceland has launched a trial to bring Bargain Booze branded concessions into its Food Warehouse stores, to boost alcohol ranges and bring greater focus to the offer.

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Pan Pacific International’s Don Don Donki plans to open its first store in Taiwan. Progressive expansion across Asia The first Don Don Donki store in Taiwan will be located in Taipei’s Ximending business district. The company has been advertising to recruit new employees on local recruitment websites. However, it has not confirmed the address of the store nor an expected launch date. Donki ...
We looked at Lidl’s latest developments for its private label food products, as well as the potential opportunities for brands at the discounter. Italiamo private label brand is getting stronger Lidl’s Italian delicatessen private label Italiamo is emerging as one of the discounter’s strongest and most well-known brands. When launched, the number of Italiamo products was limited, and they w...
Aldi UK is running a pilot of a grocery click and collect service for the first time. Available to Aldi’s staff, initially At the moment, the trial of the service is being run exclusively for Aldi colleagues from a store in the Midlands. If the trial proves successful, it will be extended to customers and to further stores across the country in the near future. How does it work? Aldi ...

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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.

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.

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