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Aldi Nord tests loyalty programme with GK in Belgium

Aldi Nord is piloting a customer loyalty programme for the first time. Users of the Aldi app can collect bonus points in 70 of the discounter's stores in Belgium. The application was developed together with software specialist GK.

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Aldi Nord struggles with its new SAP world

In one of the largest technology projects in Europe, Aldi Nord has built a completely new SAP-based merchandise management IT system in the cloud under the decisive influence of Accenture consultants. However, the conversion of the first pilot region was anything but a success: the inventory record in the system no longer worked in the Dutch region Culemborg, resulting in…

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Dunnes Stores, Tesco and Aldi in Ireland optimise buying with AI from Kwayga

Leading grocery retailers in Ireland, such as Dunnes Store, Tesco and Aldi Süd, are using the AI-based purchasing platform from Kwayga to find more favourable procurement channels for food and beverages. The start-up connects retailers with suppliers from more than 60 countries.

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The clandestine cashiers in India

For a long time, it was the taboo subject number one in the retail technology industry. Whether Amazon, Tesco, Aldi Nord, Aldi Süd or Rewe Group: nobody wanted to talk about the question of how much manual intervention in low-wage countries is involved in the shopping processes in their scanless stores. Now it's suddenly in the public media: Has Amazon…

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Guest Feature: AI to combat shrinkage in retail

Retailers have long recognised the considerable potential of self-service technology. At the same time, retailers are recording an increasing number of inventory discrepancies. To counteract this trend in the self-service area, Diebold Nixdorf now offers its customers one of the most comprehensive AI-powered solutions to protect against shrinkage in the self-service area and beyond.

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Lidl pushes ahead on self-checkout with 4POS, Itab and GK

While Lidl has already implemented the new self-checkouts throughout Romania, the major roll-out in Germany, as well as in other countries such as Spain and Italy, will apparently start in Lidl's next financial year, which begins in March and ends in February 2025.

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Aldi Süd tests scanless in the US with Grabango

Aldi Süd is testing the use of a technology that makes the scanning of goods obsolete for the first time in the USA. However, for its Aldi Go store in the city of Aurora near Chicago in the US state of Illinois, the discount giant is not relying on AiFi technology to automatically recognise purchases, as in London, but on…

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Aldi Süd tests Shop&Go with AiFi without app

Aldi Süd is now also allowing customers at its scanless Shop&Go store in London’s Greenwich district to shop without using the app. To enter the store shoppers can now also scan their payment card at the entrance.

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Aldi Süd orchestrates global supply chain with ONE AI

Aldi Süd manages its global supply chain with AI-based logistics solution Intelligent Control Tower from specialist One Network Enterprises (ONE). The platform enables logistics partners to work together in real time and helps minimising logistics costs.

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Fighting food waste demands a rethink

Food waste is a major problem. In Germany alone, 11 million tonnes of food ended up being thrown away in 2020, according to the National Statistics Office. Of this, 7 per cent (0.8 million tonnes) came from the retail sector. To combat food waste, 14 major German wholesale and grocery retailers signed an agreement with the Federal Ministry of Food…

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