Published in Food on 02-04-2014
Yoni Van Looveren
Steppin' out went bankrupt last year, but the number of stores is back on the rise as its sixth store will open next week.
Four stores reopened almost immediately after the bankruptcy, but another 2 have now joined the line-up.
According to the newspaper ‘Les Echos’, Casino is conducting exclusive negotiations with Aldi regarding the sale of Leader Price. The possible transaction fits the rescue plan announced on 20 August.
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The Finnish supermarket chain, S-market, holds its own 'happy hour' every day, where the retailer applies extra large discounts to those food products nearly reaching their expiry dates.
Over the next two years, a new Aldi is to open almost every week in Great Britain. The fast-growing discounter wants a hundred more new stores.