German supermarket chain Lidl continues its web shop expansion, including fresh fruit and vegetables from December onward. However, only customers in the Berlin region will be able to buy these items for the time being.
German online retailer Zalando has reached another huge turnover increase as its third quarter revenue grew 16 to 18 % again compared to the year before. For its full fiscal year, the company expects a 20 to 25 % turnover increase compared to last year.
Not only did German discount chain Aldi launch its own streaming service, it now also has its own eBooks catalog. Starting 20 October, German Aldi Life users can access about 1 million books and about 3,000 of those are entirely free.
Talks between the German supermarket chain Kaiser’s Tengelmann and its biggest competitors Edeka and Rewe about Edeka's intention to acquire Tengelmann led to nothing once more, which means Tengelmann's position has become far more problematic.
Remarkable news in the German hard discount industry, because for the first time ever, Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd will launch a joint image campaign in Germany. It marks the next phase in the price fighter's metamorphosis.
Textile is a growth area for food retailer Lidl and it hopes to make people notice its fashion product range with a pop-up store in Hamburg. Its private label Esmara will be on display there, a brand focused entirely on women.