How a Cheap, Brutally Efficient Grocery Chain is Upending America’s Supermarkets

When Walmart’s US CEO Greg Foran invokes words like “fierce,” “good” and “clever” in speaking almost admiringly about one of his competitors, he’s not referring to Amazon. He isn’t pointing to large chains like Kroger or Albertsons, dollar stores like Dollar General or online entrants like FreshDirect and Instacart.

Meet the 45-Year-Old Executive Helping Kroger Take on Amazon, Walmart, and Aldi

Yael Cosset, 45, is tasked with helping Kroger fend off those threats. He’s the head of digital for the grocer and in May will be promoted to chief information officer.

ALDI Announces Commitments to Plastic Packaging Reduction

April 3, 2019 ALDI

ALDI is pleased to announce a series of commitments it has made to help combat the global plastics crisis. By 2025, 100 percent of ALDI packaging, including plastic packaging, will be reusable, recyclable or compostable. ALDI will also reduce packaging material across its entire range by at least 15 percent.

Price Comparisons Show Supermarket Weekly TPRs Often Beat Aldi and Lidl EDLPs

March 21, 2019 Brick Meets Click

To win against Aldi and Lidl, supermarkets need to change their traditional approach to competing against hard discounters and embrace new strategies that leverage their strengths, according to Bill Bishop, Chief Architect of Brick Meets Click. Bishop presented this guidance last month at the 2019 NGA convention in San Diego, CA.

King’s Hawaiian Announces Settlement of Second Lawsuit Against Aldi Over Family-Owned Bakery’s Iconic Orange Packaging Trade Dress

March 1, 2019 King's Hawaiian

For the second time in three years, King’s Hawaiian has settled a lawsuit against Aldi over packaging sold at the discount grocery chain that King’s Hawaiian alleged infringed its intellectual property rights in its well-known orange packaging.