European Retail Correspondent, Zurich
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Jul 8, 2014
Jul 7, 2014

Insight – In discounter war, will Aldi’s Coke rush fall flat?

BERLIN (Reuters) – Aldi and Lidl have a new weapon in their battle to be Germany’s discount grocery number one: Coca-Cola.

Both chains have for years used own-brand goods and low prices to woo customers from global giants like Carrefour, Tesco and Metro. Both are still expanding abroad – particularly in Britain and the United States.

Jul 7, 2014
Jul 7, 2014

In discounter war, will Aldi’s Coke rush fall flat?

BERLIN (Reuters) – Aldi and Lidl have a new weapon in their battle to be Germany’s discount grocery number one: Coca-Cola.

Both chains have for years used own-brand goods and low prices to woo customers from global giants like Carrefour, Tesco and Metro. Both are still expanding abroad – particularly in Britain and the United States.

Jul 7, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
Jul 3, 2014
Jul 3, 2014

Berliners shrug off ethical worries to storm new Primark store

BERLIN, July 3 (Reuters) – Thousands of bargain hunters
flocked to a new Primark store in the heart of Berlin on
Thursday despite a protest by campaigners demanding the Irish
chain improves conditions in the factories that produce its
budget tops and jeans.

Primark, owned by Associated British Foods, is
accelerating the pace of its expansion in Europe, where it
already has 274 stores, and in April announced it would open its
first U.S. store in Boston towards the end of 2015.

Jul 3, 2014
Jul 2, 2014