Supermarket wars

AldiThe new Aldi, due to open in just over a year’s time next to Morrisons will present fascinating competition.

The two stores are fairly direct competitors  at the value end.

But Aldi is a very different operator with small numbers of staff who can be very well paid. It also offers rare non-food items. Morrisons offers better parking, a chance to do a the whole week’s shop and a cafe.

There must be a good chance people will go into both shops, possibly traveling from further afield than they would for just one. And that would benefit both the stores and the customers.

* Apologies for missing last week. We try not to miss Business Between The Lines posts but holidays and PC problems combined to cause difficulty.


About Alan Bunce

Freelance journalist Former Community Editor with the Reading Post. Former Business Editor with the Reading Chronicle.
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