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Help (new window) USF Gleeson Library | Basic Advanced Topics Publications My Research 0 marked items Databases selected: ABI/INFORM Dateline, ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry Document View « Back to Results Print | Email | Copy link | Cite this | Mark Document Translate document from: Other available formats: Abstract Aldi Looks to U . S . for Growth --- German Discount Chain's Emphasis on Store Brands Gets Lift From Economic Woes Cecilie Rohwedder , David Kesmodel . Wall Street Journal . (Eastern edition). New York, N.Y.: Jan 13, 2009 . pg. B.1 Abstract (Summary) The push comes as the retailer is running out of room to grow in its German home market, where an estimated 90% of households shop at its stores, and Aldi and other deep discounters account for 40% of all grocery sales. » Jump to indexing (document details) Full Text (674 words) (c) 2009 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Reproduced with permission of copyright owner. Further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without permission. Interface language: Go
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German store chain Aldi is so cheap that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. closed its discount outlets in Germany two years ago partly because shoppers found the U.S. giant too expensive in comparison. Now, the U.S. arm of Aldi is cranking up expansion in Wal-Mart's home turf and seizing on the economic downturn to lure consumers to its Spartan stores and cheap groceries. The discount chain will open at least 75
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