Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Lidl sued over disclosure of Aldi’s expansion plans

Chain Store Age
Two German supermarket chains are engaged in a legal battle over expansion plans in the U.S., according to a report in Chain Store Age’s sister publication Store Brands.

Essen-based Aldi has filed a lawsuit against Neckarsulm-based Lidl and its director of real estate for the North Carolina region, claiming that they revealed top secret Aldi expansion plans. The executive in question, Bruna Marracini, held a similar position at Aldi before joining Lidl. . . . more