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# aldi - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Judge rules ads saying Dunnes products cheaper than Aldi were misleading

Aldi had taken the case over Dunnes slogans including “lower price guarantee” and “Aldi match”.

# aldi - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 little things that would make any Irish person jump for joy WooHoo

# aldi - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Huge stash of cocaine found in Aldi banana boxes AGAIN

Police believe the smugglers made “logistical errors” in both instances.

# aldi - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

The Cork food-bank that gives away more than 1,000 meals a day

The Bia Food Initiative has been in operation since last September.

# aldi - Monday 13 April, 2015

The king is dead - Tesco is no longer the number one supermarket in Ireland

After months of threatening to do so, Super Valu has finally knocked the UK grocery giant from its perch.

# aldi - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Thurles man "freaked" after finding spider nest on Aldi banana

The man was told to put it in the freezer immediately to kill the eggs because the warm weather could make them hatch.

# aldi - Saturday 27 December, 2014

A year in red and black ink: 2014's biggest winners and losers from world of business

There was no escaping Michael O’Leary, Irish Water or Apple’s world domination.

# aldi - Monday 22 December, 2014

Who won the trolley wars in the run-up to Christmas? You did

Competitive pricing has led to a reduction in price inflation.

# aldi - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Aldi had the perfect response to the Black Friday madness Black Friday

Aldi had the perfect response to the Black Friday madness

Serious shade has been cast across the land.

# aldi - Monday 24 November, 2014

Competition is the hottest it has ever been for Ireland's top supermarket slot

Three chains are within a few percentage points of being crowned market leader.

# aldi - Friday 31 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Aldi had the single best corporate tweet about the #CrokeParkAnnouncement Croker

# aldi - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

SuperValu is getting very close to dethroning Tesco as Ireland's supermarket leader

But the biggest gains are still coming from German imports Aldi and Lidl.

# aldi - Friday 10 October, 2014

Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce

The disagreement has ended with the discount supermarket giant committing to future grower viability.

# aldi - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Tesco will be put under the microscope for its €320m blunder

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority wants to have a long, hard look at the supermarket giant’s books.

# aldi - Monday 29 September, 2014

Aldi scores massive sales boost as supermarkets declare all-out ad war

The German discount chain nearly doubled its advertising spend on the way to record turnover.

# aldi - Monday 22 September, 2014

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

# aldi - Monday 1 September, 2014

Tesco's position as top Irish supermarket choice is looking increasingly shaky

No prizes for guessing who the UK seller is losing ground to…

# aldi - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Dunnes Stores' recovery continues with another month of increased footfall

There’s also (more) good news for Lidl and Aldi, and (more) bad news for Tesco.

# aldi - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Aldi, gardaí, and Clare Daly: The week in numbers

Plus: how much does the new baby elephant calf at Dublin Zoo weigh?

# aldi - Monday 21 July, 2014

Karl Albrecht, reclusive founder of Aldi supermarket, has died aged 94

He went from selling buns on the street, to having a fortune of $25.9 billion.

# aldi - Monday 7 July, 2014

We're buying more groceries, but which supermarkets are winning?

One retailer gained 87,000 new shoppers in the last quarter.

# aldi - Saturday 28 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge This response to Aldi Switzerland advertising Guinness with a Union Jack is perfect Buuurn

# aldi - Monday 9 June, 2014

More and more people are shopping with Aldi and Lidl as Tesco loses out

Tesco’s top position is under threat from Dunnes and SuperValu.

# aldi - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Tesco narrows Irish sales losses in 2014 - but performance is still down

The British chain remains the largest in Ireland, but is losing market share to newcomers like Aldi and Lidl.

# aldi - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Aldi on the lookout for new hires- and is offering €92,000 a year plus a company car

The German retailer is hiring 450 new faces as part of a nationwide expansion scheme.

# aldi - Monday 12 May, 2014

Pre-recession habits are starting to creep back into our shopping routines

Aldi’s growth is also continuing to surge ahead of the competition.

# aldi - Monday 14 April, 2014

Aldi reaches record market share, with Lidl not far behind

If you shop in Aldi, you’re probably spending more as well.

# aldi - Thursday 3 April, 2014

New jobs for Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Waterford

This brings the total number of jobs announced today to 555.

# aldi - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Aldi withdraws sausage rolls over sulphur labelling

You might want to return the foods, particularly if you’re asthmatic.

# aldi - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

A quarter of Irish spending on groceries is now with SuperValu

Following the rebranding of Superquinn, the retailer now has a 25.3 per cent market share.

# aldi - Monday 17 February, 2014

Tesco on the slide, as Aldi & Lidl gain again in the grocery market

SuperValu is also performing well — benefiting from increased exposure as a result of its brand takeover of Superquinn stores.

# aldi - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 signs you're an expert Lidl-or-Aldi shopper A Lidl Respect

13 signs you're an expert Lidl-or-Aldi shopper

The grandmaster of the fruit and veg aisle.

# aldi - Monday 20 January, 2014

Tesco's market share fell over Christmas while discount retailers saw a boost

Supervalu attracted 40,000 more households over the festive period, helping it to push its market share above 20 per cent.

# aldi - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers Whoops

Cocaine delivered to Aldi in believed 'logistical error' by drug smugglers

The drugs were valued at six million euro.

# aldi - Monday 23 December, 2013

Business booming for Aldi and Lidl as discounters show growth at expense of Tesco

The German discount chains have been gaining ground in the last 12 months, as shoppers continue to keep a close watch on their grocery spend.

# aldi - Friday 27 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Should 'The Ballad of Lidl and Aldi' be the new Irish national anthem? Sledgehammers And Bananas

Should 'The Ballad of Lidl and Aldi' be the new Irish national anthem?

“The shed is full of plastic sh*t I didn’t really want…”

# aldi - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Aldi announces 160 new jobs at Cork distribution centre

The discount grocer is opening the facility in Mitchelstown. It will supply over 100 stores in the region.

# aldi - Friday 28 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 ways the Irish have learned to deal with recession Aldi Ski Suits

8 ways the Irish have learned to deal with recession

We’re up all night to get Bucky.

# aldi - Thursday 25 April, 2013

TD calls on supermarkets to freeze prices of 19 basic products

John Halligan wants the government to meet with supermarket chains and examine a two-year price freeze on basic items.

# aldi - Thursday 18 April, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Thursday.