ALDI will now deliver groceries to shoppers with Instacart

ALDI Will Now Deliver Groceries to Your Door with Instacart

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Shopping at ALDI has gotten even more convenient after the discount grocer announced a partnership with deliver service Instacart on Monday, allowing shoppers to do their ALDI buying online and have the groceries delivered right to their door. Customers can go online to Instacart.com, or download the app, fill up their …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Aldi takes next steps towards eco-friendly checkout

Paper or Plastic? Aldi Says ‘No’ to Both in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Following in the footsteps of some of their competition, Aldi in Germany is gearing up to make grocery shopping even more eco-friendly by doing away with the tradition paper or plastic bag options, but shoppers shouldn’t worry about going bagless as the discount grocer will have them covered with a new …

Sources: Aldi

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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ALDI looks to take hold of Texas market before Lidl expansion

ALDI Takes Aim at Lidl with Large Texas Expansion

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Things are getting heated as the two German grocery chains ALDI and Lidl try to claim territory in the United States. While ALDI has had decades to claim its stake in the U.S., fellow rival Lidl has been making huge waves with its much-anticipated launch, with the first stores opening Thursday, June 15. Much …

Sources: Dallas News

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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ALDI looks to nearly double their U.S. footprint

ALDI Announces Massive US Expansion Ahead of Lidl Entrance

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When German discount chain Lidl announced an unprecedented rollout for its American debut, hometown rival ALDI announced on Sunday that they are investing in a $3.4 billion expansion to double their U.S. footprint by 2022, and as a result, add 25,000 new jobs. Right now ALDI has around 1,600 stores spread across …

Sources: ALDI

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lidl U.S. Store Ext Render

Lidl Opens First Stores on June 15, Promises Price War

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The opening of the first Lidl stores in the US is almost here! The German discount chain has announced that its first 20 stores will open on June 15 across North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Competitors have already been fearing the chain’s arrival, and with Lidl now promising to beat prices by …

Sources: Reuters

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Aldi Fresh Produce

Aldi to Revamp Stores and Prices Amid Increased Competition

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For much of its U.S. existence, little attention was paid to Aldi and its steep discounts on the everyday grocery essentials. As shoppers caught on, especially during rough economic times, the little discount grocery chain from Germany that was once seen as harmless by competitors became the new target to beat. …

Sources: Express

Photo: Aldi

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lidl U.S. Store Ext Render

Lidl Is Coming! Is Your Town on the List?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For over 40 years, Aldi has spread through the U.S. with no competition from its German rival Lidl, but that will soon be a thing of the past when the rivalry kicks off in just a few months as the first Lidl stores will open to customers looking for some new …

Photo: Lidl

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lidl Carts

Lidl Announces U.S. Launch Will Happen Earlier Than Expected

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Lidl fans will have something to look forward to this summer as the German discount grocer announced on Wednesday that they were preparing to open their first round of stores much sooner than originally planned. Instead of the previous late-2017 or 2018 launch, Lidl will start opening the doors to …

Sources: Reuter

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Lidl Store

Lidl Begins Hiring For Rollout of First US Stores

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Aldi can expect some tough competition next year as rival discount grocer Lidl is set to open a wave of locations in the U.S. The German company has kept many launch details a secret, but as their 2017/2018 rollout is just around the corner, the first hiring events show progress is …

Sources: Lidl, Reuters

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Aldi Life eBooks

Aldi Announces Digital Strategy with Aldi Life eBooks

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

While Aldi remains focused on groceries and small home products in the US, stores in Germany have offered a much larger selection of products for years. This week the discount giant announced its latest move with Aldi Life eBooks in an effort to build out its digital offerings. Aldi already has …

Sources: Aldi

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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