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  ALDI - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aldi is the largest wine retailer in Germany.
Aldi was, however, a latecomer to barcode scanners, and many stores only added them in 2004; previously, cashier clerks would manually enter a three-digit code for each item from memory (Aldi Nord) or the price (Aldi Süd).
Aldi stores often have limited opening hours, such as where restricted by law (until 18:30 weeknights and 14:00 Saturdays) in Germany until these laws were relaxed somewhat in 1996 and 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aldi   (2594 words)

Aldi is looking to expand its chain of 332 discount stores to 1,500, and has published a list of more than 300 towns and cities where sites are being sought.
Aldi is planning to expand its chain of 278 discount grocery stores with up to 200 new sites over the next seven years, at a cost of more than £500m.
Aldi, the food retailer, is planning to set up a distribution centre and regional headquarters on a 28-acre site at the Capital Business Park in Cardiff, with the creation of 300 jobs.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /aldiaaaa.htm   (205 words)

Aldi residents paint an altogether different picture, and told Human Rights Watch researchers that at least two investigative groups, one from the Federal Security Service (FSB)105 and the other from the military procuracy itself, had visited Aldi by March 10.
The so-called "mop-up" operation in the village of Aldi on February 5 and 10, 2000 was undertaken by OMON units of the city of St. Petersburg and Riazan province, which are not under the supervision of the military procurator.
Following the massacre, Aldi residents collectively decided not to bury the bodies immediately, as would be appropriate according to Muslim tradition, but to instead to keep the victims' bodies inside homes so their deaths could be documented.
www.hrw.org /reports/2000/russia_chechnya3/Chech006-10.htm   (1957 words)

 Aldi - CorpKnowPedia
Aldi was divided to form those two companies (each belonging to one of the brothers) in 1961 and today they share nothing but the name and a common corporate identity.
Aldi specializes in food, drinks, sanitary articles and other cheap things one needs daily, cheap clothes and special offers on more expensive products such as computers, which change weekly.
This shift in perception was boosted by a series of cookbooks that only used Aldi ingredients, which led to the emergence of a kind of Aldi fandom.
corpknowpedia.org /wiki/index.php/Aldi   (362 words)

 Aldi takes frugality further as it expands in Metro Detroit - 03/20/05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aldi is opening its second store in Detroit this fall -- at Mack and Alter -- even though most grocery chains won't set foot in the city.
Aldi's prices come from a business model that whittles away costs in an industry where profit margins are razor thin.
At 15,000 square feet, an Aldi is a fraction of the size of a traditional supermarket, and one-tenth the size of a Wal-Mart superstore, for good reason.
www.detnews.com /2005/business/0503/20/C01-122070.htm   (1049 words)

Aldi, known formally as Novye [New] Aldi, is a residential suburb of the city of Grozny, located on the south-west edge of the city.
According to an Aldi resident who prior to the war worked in the administration of Chechen President Aslan Maskhadov, the pre-war population of Aldi was 27,000, most of whom fled the fighting.
Aldi residents stated that while Aldi was occasionally struck, they believe by stray shells and rockets, until early February, it had not been specifically targeted.
www.hrw.org /reports/2000/russia_chechnya3/Chech006-03.htm   (1166 words)

 Aldi's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The urinals of Aldi's, Greenville, SC This volunteer submission was sent in by Harry.
He tells us the urinals were photographed at Aldi's in Greenville, SC.
Aldi's is a chain of no-frills grocery store.
www.toiletnet.com /Aldis.htm   (69 words)

 In the Matter of Aldi, Inc. - 962 3064 - Consent Agreement Package
Proposed respondent Aldi Inc. is a corporation organized, existing and doing business under and by virtue of the laws of the State of Illinois, with its office and principal place of business located at 1200 N. Kirk Road, Batavia, Illinois 60510.
Part I provides that Aldi may not be held liable for the failure to provide such notices if it demonstrates by a preponderance of evidence that it had instituted reasonable procedures to comply with Section 615(a).
Part I also requires Aldi to provide the notice required by Section 615(a) to all employment applicants, at their last known addresses, who were denied employment because of information in a credit report between January 1, 1994, and the date that the Order is issued, within 90 days after service of the order.
www.ftc.gov /os/1997/05/aldi.htm   (1580 words)

 Appendix: Killings at Aldi and Katr Yurt
She said she had remained in Aldi during the battle for Grozny in an attempt to save her house, but in the end it was destroyed.
In Aldi, ZJ had spoken to Akhmed's wife and had seen where he was buried and where family and friends said he died.
When ZJ was in Aldi, she saw only a handful of civilians and the soldiers did not bother her.
www.phrusa.org /research/health_effects/aldi040400.html   (3895 words)

 Less is more for Aldi
Aldi’s hush, hush approach to doing business attracted plenty of attention in 2001, with consumers not sure what to expect from the supermarket chain and the media kept firmly at bay.
Aldi co-founder Theo Albrecht issued his last public comment to the media in 1971 after being released by kidnappers and issuing payment of $US7m ransom.
Aldi’s cost-cutting culture is evident across the board and forms the backbone of its business.
www.bandt.com.au /news/5c/0c00dd5c.asp   (845 words)

ALDI wants to provide to BiH citizens the participation in creation of environment for development of open society with economic independent citizens.
ALDI is a Bosnian non-government organization with mission to provide for citizens of BiH the participation in creation of environment for development of an open society with economically independent citizens
That is why ALDI would like BiH to become a country, which left behind the years of poverty and where citizens in market oriented economy earn their income sufficient for normal living by European standards.
aldi.ba /mission_vision/mission001.html   (277 words)

 I Am The Rooftop: Shopping at Aldi's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aldi's, like Wal-Mart, sucker people in by price, and we, the shoppers, fall for it, then we complain because the 'Mom and Pop' stores we grew up loving, are gone.
Aldi goes to say, General Mills, and tells them "we would like 100,000 cases of Captain Crunch, BUT we want it at the lowest price possible, and we want it in our label." Aldi buys in such volume that they are rarely told no. There are no generic products in the store.
Aldi's business model provides value to the neighborhood, to it's supply base, and supports their workers.
www.nuvo.net /hammer/blog/2004/07/shopping-at-aldis.html   (6156 words)

 brandchannel.com | ALDI brand | brands | brand | branding news
ALDI is a global chain of no-frills supermarkets offering a limited assortment of groceries for the best prices in town.
When ALDI opened a store in Raleigh, North Carolina, earlier this year, the local newspaper quoted shoppers who were ecstatic about the bargains — a 15-ounce can of peas for 29 cents, a loaf of bread for 39 cents, and a 48-pack of medium diapers for US$ 6.99.
ALDI stocks 700 to 1,000 of the most often used items for the average household, and there is only one brand in one size for each product category.
www.brandchannel.com /features_profile.asp?pr_id=74   (1747 words)

 Aldi opens in Dickson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The parking lot at the new Aldi store on Highway 46 South, next to Lowe’s, was full yesterday morning, when this reporter arrived on the scene, and it was still full on the drive home last night.
Aldi also features a special purchase section, featuring a variety of reasonably priced merchandise, said District Manager Brian Jordan.
The Dickson location of Aldi is the 717th store the company has opened in the United States.
www.dicksonherald.com /news/stories/20040116/116_aldi.shtml   (207 words)

 Aldi Electric;3-CA-21083;JD-5-06;Wallace H. Nations;1/19/06
Aldi testified that at some point after the hearing, on the advice of counsel he sent NECA a letter terminating his letter of assent.
Aldi was operating under the assumption that when the inside and residential contracts expired in 1999, his letter of assent would terminate and his company would no longer be bound by Union contracts.
Aldi estimated that this time would come at the end of 2003 or the beginning of 2004.
www.nlrb.gov /nlrb/shared_files/decisions/ALJ/JD-5-06.htm   (3170 words)

 The Memphis Flyer :: the mid-south's news weekly: Food & Wine: Food Feature: All About Aldi
Aldi Nord, for example, operates stores in France and Spain, whereas Aldi Süd is in Australia and America.
Aldi carries around 700 items per store compared to an average of 25,000 items in other chain grocery stores.
The goods at Aldi are sold pretty much straight out of the shipping box, which means even fewer employees because nobody needs to unpack and stock products.
www.memphisflyer.com /gyrobase/Content?oid=oid:12367   (812 words)

 Aldi - WikiFur
Roofus) is a part-time furry artist who focuses on fat furries, in various stages of weight gaining, from slightly pot-bellied to pleasantly plump.
Aldi is his artist name, based on the first two letters of his first and last name (no relation to the food stores).
Although Aldi is thin in real life, his fursona, Roofus, is a fat grey kangaroo.
furry.wikia.com /wiki/Aldi   (104 words)

 wcco.com - Aldi Distribution Center Moving To Faribault
The move also means that as many as 89 Aldi employees could relocate from Burlington to Faribault.
Now, Aldi's planned warehouse in Faribault will be up and running sooner and will house more administrators, said Peter Waldock, Faribault's community development director.
Aldi started operating in Burlington in 1976, and will continue operating there until the Faribault facility is ready.
wcco.com /local/local_story_040153355.html   (269 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - Aldi Stores as Culture
Aldi cashiers are infamous for their mysterious system of ringing up prices.
Aldi is probably one of the few experiences that is shared by a majority of Germans.
Nevertheless, a book of recipes called Aldi dente and the self-confident proclamations of trendy people as Aldi customers, point to the fact that shopping there is seen by some as a sort of revolutionary act against the mainstream consumer culture, an act of freedom to choose and power to decide against an advertised ideal.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A392744   (742 words)

 Aldi Career Opportunity
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www.blackmusicarchive.co.uk /career/aldi_career_opportunity.html   (752 words)

 Corporate Scumbag: Aldi's anti-union empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Aldi chain began in 1960, then was split the next year into Karl’s Aldi Sud, covering the southern half of Germany, and the younger Theo’s Aldi Nord in the north.
Aldi go to ridiculous lengths to cut costs — no credit card facilities, refundable deposits for trolleys, pay for plastic bags etc. But where Aldi makes its money is in reduction in labour costs.
Aldi’s low labour costs (2-4% compared with an average of 9% for competitors) means a higher profit margin (3% on turnover compared to the average 1-1.5% for competitors).
www.greenleft.org.au /back/2004/584/584p11.htm   (1040 words)

 The American Way of Aldi | Business | Deutsche Welle | 16.01.2004
Like Aldi, more than 80 percent of the products sold at Trader Joe’s are produced by other companies but sold under the Trader Joe label.
Aldi itself is a growing brand on the other side of the Atlantic.
German discount supermarkets Aldi and Lidl are slowly but surely extending their global reach.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,1564,1091106,00.html   (745 words)

 The World Today Archive - Aldi opens in Australia
The discount German supermarket giant, Aldi, opened the doors of its first two stores this morning and there'll be 100 more to follow fairly quickly.
At Marrickville Metro, where Aldi's taken space not too far from Franklins, shoppers seriously comparing prices and passers-by just in for a look jostled with competitors from nearby Franklins and the media just wanting to interview a media shy company.
But as for the apparent media shyness, reportedly a policy direct from Aldi's founders, the Albricht brothers, one Aldi executive, who refused to be named, claims there's a much more prosaic reason.
www.abc.net.au /worldtoday/stories/s237979.htm   (605 words)

 ALDI Australia: offers, hours of business, real estate, career
ALDI is a leader in the international grocery retailing industry.
ALDI North comprises the northern region of Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
The secret to ALDI’s success is found in our exclusive brand strategy, which allows us to offer excellent quality food and non-food products at unbeatable prices that our customers know they can rely on.
australia.aldi.com /corporate_01/corporate_01_1.html   (267 words)

 BW Online | April 26, 2004 | The Next Wal-Mart?
Aldi -- actually two associated retailing groups controlled by Karl Albrecht and brother Theo, both in their 80s -- is Europe's biggest "hard discounter," the term for a retailer that pushes prices even lower than traditional discounters.
Aldi's operating margin in some regions of Germany is as high as 9.3%, according to McKinsey.
Aldi's formula is as much the result of necessity as brilliance.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/04_17/b3880010.htm   (1741 words)

 ALDI Ireland: Offers, business hours, wine, realty, career
An established Aldi favourite, closed with a screw-cap to keep it fresh and make it easy to recap and return to the fridge.
For 2004 Aldi has revised the blend by leading with 70% Colombard, with its soft fruit flavours, to which is added 20% waxy Sémillon and 10% smooth, buttery Chardonnay all from the fertile vineyards of south east Australia.
Aldi's popular Badgers Creek range of red and white wines has been joined by a delicious, medium sweet rosé for Spring and Summer 2006.
www.aldi.ie /wine/print.html   (2867 words)

 Aldi - Offline Shopping Misc Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Shopping in Aldi is a much more pleasurable experience than it used to be.
Aldi stores have come a long way since then and no longer have the...
After reading all the reviews saying how horrible of a place Aldi must be to work for, I just had to post something about it.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /offline-shopping-misc/aldi   (293 words)

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