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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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Aldi UK has released its preliminary FY19 results, for the 12 months ending 31st December 2019, ahead of the impending publication of its full accounts on Companies House. The release show strong sales and profit growth, but a slow down in forecast store openings. We take a look at the results in more detail and consider the retailer's evolution in 2019 and 2020.

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A new ALDI store opens in Shanghai in September. It is the retailer’s eighth store in two years. Localised range appeals to Chinese consumers Situated on Hongguan Road, Hongkou District, the store carries about 1,000 SKUs from Ready-to-Eat meals to body care products. The range includes quality imports such as French wine and Australian ice cream, as well as local products that appeal to ...
Following a successful trial for store staff, Aldi has launched its click and collect service to customers. What does Aldi's click and collect look like? The click and collect service is currently available from the Loughborough, Allendale Road store. Aldi's website states it is rolling out the service to more stores, the location of which have not yet been announced. ...
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. Extends Food Warehouse alcohol range to 1,000 lines The trial stores at Cheltenham, Poole and York now have dedicated Bargain Booze sections comprising 1,000 lines, more than doubling the e...

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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.

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

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