Cartons of groceries, stacked on palettes - in 1962, ALDI launched a discount grocery chain in Germany. Its recipe for success was offering a limited product range, sold in large quantities at low prices.
In 2012, more than 250 people died in the fire that engulfed the factory of KiK's supplier in Pakistan. Should KiK be responsible for working conditions in its supplier company? A court in Germany is set to decide.
Surprised by details Germans take for granted, some newcomers are shocked by the country's supermarket culture. Here's useful advice from a self-declared grocery shopping expert from Canada, who learned the hard way.
British supermarket giant Tesco has unveiled the first of its new Jack's discount food stores, saying they would be the cheapest in town. The stores are intended to stop the advance of German-owned Lidl and Aldi.
The eternal low price war between discount supermarkets has been blamed for stunting the growth of online groceries in Germany. But with their market share under pressure, could Aldi and Lidl finally start to deliver?
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