Thursday, March 31, 2011

Aldi succeeds in urban areas as Walmart struggles to gain access

The New York Times story below reports on Aldi's success in the United States. The company has been able to move into urban areas with much success and seemingly no barriers (and non-union workers), while Walmart continues to face a wave of opposition from unions, politicians and residents alike. And the fact that the Aldi Group, a German company, was the eighth largest retailer in the world in 2009 is lost on many people.

Where Wal-Mart Failed, Aldi Succeeds

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