Schwarz Group, Aldi and the big two
While Kaufland’s success in Eastern Europe has been largely based on fewer players competing within its unique hypermarket discounter category blend, the Australian market hasn’t even gone down the hypermarket path – as yet. And while the recent noise has been about Kaufland opening, some analysts think we may in fact see the hypermarket retailer’s cousin, Lidl, enter instead.
Will the likes of Woolworths and Coles be concerned about another savvy German operator entering the market? Or will Schwarz Group’s arch-rival in Aldi be the one with alarm bells ringing?
Have your say in our poll below:
Access exclusive analysis, locked news and reports with Inside Retail Weekly. Subscribe today and get our premium print publication delivered to your door every week.
Inside Retail Polls
Department store Myer has further streamlined its executive team, cutting 35 roles from its head office in Melbourn… https://t.co/jEPQL27ujx5 days ago
Clothing retailer Jeanswest is the latest retailer to enter voluntary administration, citing difficult trading co… https://t.co/xyBNwDPO0J6 days ago