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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 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 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 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 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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Aldi Wrecking Havoc on Traditional US Grocers, Lidl to Follow

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For years, Aldi’s U.S. presence was seen as unthreatening to the traditional supermarkets, but the German discount giant quietly played its cards right and turned itself into a trojan horse that has other stores scrambling to compete, leaving their stock prices tumbling. Aldi’s strategy has always been to keep prices …

Sources: Business Insider

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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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Is Lidl Coming to Your Town? Check This List to Find Out

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Lidl, Germany’s discount grocery chain, is in the process of building out their first US headquarter in Arlington, Va, and once it is ready, the company is expected to make a huge push in shaking up the grocery scene with rival Aldi and Walmart clearly in sight. The company has …

Sources: Planned Grocery via Business Insider

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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 Putting Pressure on Whole Foods With Organic Push

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Most people wouldn’t even think to put Aldi and Whole Foods in the same category when it comes to grocery choices, but as the German discount chain continues to expand in the U.S., they are also stepping up their game when it comes to healthy and organic options. Aldi has …

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 Looks To Open One of its First US Stores Across Street From Rival Aldi

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany’s popular discount grocer keeps making the news as it begins to ramp up its rollout into the United States, and it looks like one of its first stores will be making a statement as it is planned to be opened directly across the street from German rival Aldi. Lidl …

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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 To Start Opening Stores In The U.S. In 2018

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In July, Germany’s discount grocer and Aldi competitor Lidl broke ground on their first U.S. distribution facility and headquarters in Virginia, and after taking market share from some of the top grocers in Europe, U.S. stores are expected to bring competition stateside in 2018. Lidl’s entrance into the U.S. may seem like …

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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 and LIDL – Two German Food Discounters Expand in the U.S. Market

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ALDI in California in Spring 2016 As we have already heard in the news this year, the ALDI brand is expanding and soon will come to various neighborhoods in California. The city of LaVerne has just approved ALDI’s plans to open a 21,000-square-foot market at a space at White Avenue and Foothill Blvd. …

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The Reasons Behind ALDI’s Growing Popularity Worldwide

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

ALDI’s popularity seems to be on a constant climb with more than 8,000 locations around the world, and as the grocery chain continues to expand, so is its cult following. Business Insider went out looking for the reason behind the unconventional German grocery store’s devoted following, and why so many …

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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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