Aldi Recalls Deep Fryer

Aldi has issued a recall for deep fryers after receiving three reports of units catching on fire and causing minor property damage, according to information from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.

Study: Retail Apocalypse Chatter Misinformed

According to research by Fung Global Research & Technology, notions of a “retail apocalypse” in the U.S. have been driven by apparel specialty and apparel-focused department store closures and ignore strength in other brick-and-mortar based channels. 

The Grocery Wars Are Getting A Bit Silly

So Walmart wants to stock my refrigerator? Really? There’s something off-putting and a bit creepy about a Walmart employee entering my home and putting away my groceries. I don’t even go into my mother’s refrigerator without first asking.

Aldi Ramps Up Expansion Plans

Aldi is stepping up its U.S. market growth strategy, for which it already has slated $1.6 billion to remodel 1,300 stores by 2020, by committing an additional $3.4 billion in capital investment to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022.

Lidl Prepares U.S. Store Launch

Lidl is ready to take on the retail market in the U.S. The supermarket operator, which earlier in the year announced it would open 20 stores in the U.S. this summer, has set a grand opening date of June 15.

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