Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Gibbo2286 » 11 Mar 2019, 10:48

Pound shops charity shops and the like seem to be the only ones surviving in town centres, they pedestrianised Gloucester some long time ago, lost C&A, Littlewoods, BHS, Evans and many more, Debenhams is struggling, M&S likewise.

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by van ordinaire » 11 Mar 2019, 22:58

Town centres evolve to constantly to meet current demands - that's why all those traditional chains failed: they existed to serve our parents, or possibly grandparents. A few have adapted/diversified [rather more successfully than M&S - which hasn't really served (or, indeed, had) a purpose for 50 years], Sainsbury's & Sniffs spring imediately to mind AND (bit of a mixed blessing this one) Halfords is reversing the trend & coming in from the cold. Oh, & a bit of an oddity this, my Lidl's of choice is in the High Street!

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Gibbo2286 » 12 Mar 2019, 10:04

In our small local town we had a long debacle between the Co-op and Tesco, Tesco planned a new supermarket, Co-op who hold a near monopoly in the district kept objecting and when the council gave permission went to the High Court and had it stopped on various legal arguments about the planning system.

Tesco eventually walked away (although they do have a small Tesco Express in the High Street), the site owners persevered and eventually managed to get permission and the Co-op let it go without further objection.

So now Lidl have acquired the site with ready made permission, subject to conditions, along come Aldi with an application for another supermarket within walking distance, should make interesting reading over the next few months, Germans fighting Germans for territory. :shock:

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by myglaren » 12 Mar 2019, 13:41

It does seem that where there is a Lidl there is also an Aldi nearby

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by van ordinaire » 13 Mar 2019, 20:28

It's a family affair (or so I believe)

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Gibbo2286 » 14 Mar 2019, 10:06

van ordinaire wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 20:28
It's a family affair (or so I believe)


Urban myth Van, two different families, we had a long debate about it and I checked. I do wonder who bankrolls them, private family businesses with very deep pockets it seems.

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 14 Mar 2019, 20:08

Next Thursday (21/03) Lidl are doing a few car bits. Don't be fooled by a couple of the pictures; they have them in the wrong order (so the primary picture for the impact driver is the sockets and spare brushes, for example).

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl. ... 002&week=2

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by crapday69 » 14 Mar 2019, 21:10

Gibbo2286 wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 10:06
van ordinaire wrote:
13 Mar 2019, 20:28
It's a family affair (or so I believe)


Urban myth Van, two different families, we had a long debate about it and I checked. I do wonder who bankrolls them, private family businesses with very deep pockets it seems.



The mix up is with Aldi. There are 2 Aldi's owned by 2 brothers. They both operate in different countries (both don't occupy the same country). They split in 1960 with one becoming Aldi North and the other Aldi south.

More here. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aldi

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 28 Mar 2019, 14:09

Next week (04/04) Lidl are doing a few car related items;

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl. ... 017&week=2

And, on the same day, they are also doing some cycle related stuff;

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl. ... 018&week=2

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by RichardW » 29 Mar 2019, 20:49

Looks like the bike stuff includes a stand for bike repairs - think I will get one of those!

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 08 Apr 2019, 07:48

This coming Thursday (11/04) Aldi are doing a lot of various items (including camping and caravan related stuff, such as a caravan awning), including this;

https://www.aldi.co.uk/auto-xs-car-sock ... 3255188800

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 25 Apr 2019, 16:46

Next Sunday (05/05) Lidl are doing a few little car bits, including a dash cam for £30;

https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl. ... 048&week=2

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Peter.N. » 25 Apr 2019, 23:16

Those Nextbase dash cams are a best buy in Which? magazine.

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Gibbo2286 » 26 Apr 2019, 08:23

Mine doesn't have the Nextbase name but it is the same as that in size and shape, the buttons are all in the same place but marked a bit differently.

http://www.dashcamspecialists.com/produ ... dash-cam/

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Re: Lidl and Aldi Car accessories

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 06 May 2019, 20:26

This coming Thursday (09/05) Aldi are doing cycling equipment AND some kitchen related equipment. Methinks I had better let CitroJim know!;

https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/da ... lar&page=1

Then, on Sunday (12/05) they are doing car related bits;

https://www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/da ... lar&page=0