HOT BLAST: A useful German import
Jan 03, 2014 | 1993 views |  0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Star confirmed this week that the Aldi grocery store chain expects to open a location in Oxford by the middle of 2014. 

For more on Aldi stores, check out this article from Slate:

Chances are that you have never set foot inside the best grocery store in America: Aldi. And even if you are lucky enough to be in one of the 32 states where Aldi is, perhaps you were put-off by the cardboard boxes in lieu of shelves, or the row upon row of suspicious-looking off-brands. What is this place? Why do I have to put down a deposit to check out a cart? What is the weird giant shelf by the exit? And what do you mean, I have to pay for a bag?

Calm your hormones, meine Schatzis: Aldi, which is short for Albrecht Discount, is the American incarnation of a German grocery chain that is so ubiquitous in the Vaterland that almost 90 percent of Germans shop there.



 
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