Could discrimination be reduced with dark interviews

Can Interviews in the Dark be a Discrimination Solution? Aldi Does the Test

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has had anti-discrinimation job application laws on the books since 2006, but while some aspects are easier to control such as asking for someones age, it is hard to determine whether an applicant has been discriminated against based on a physical trait. That is why Aldi Süd decided to run …

Sources: 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 and Venmo use emoji to feed millions of families

ALDI and Venmo to Feed One Million Families with Thanksgiving Emoji

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

ALDI has partnered with the popular mobile payment app Venmo to do some good this holiday season, announcing plans to donate one million meals to in need families for Thanksgiving. Since the Venmo app is an easy way to exchange money between friends, ALDI is taking an unique approach to the campaign …

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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 now accepts mobile payments

Shopping is Now Faster at ALDI Thanks to Mobile Payments

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It wasn’t long ago that ALDI required cash or debit at its U.S. stores, leaving competitors with a huge advantage of taking credit. When the company announced they would start accepting credit cards in the spring of 2016, shoppers rejoiced, but ALDI knew it wasn’t enough. Now shoppers at all of …

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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 open gas stations outside several German stores

Could ALDI Soon Lower the Cost of Filling Your Gas Tank?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Let’s just ignore for a moment the fact that the future currently sees us moving away from gas-powered cars and imagine Germany’s cost-cutting grocer ALDI coming in to save the day at the fuel pump with gas prices that edge out the current competitors on the corner. The wild, or not so …

Sources: Handelsblatt

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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 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 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 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

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 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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