Discounter Lidl is stepping up efforts to position itself as a conventional UK grocer with the launch of ‘My Lidl’ – a new online loyalty community for its shoppers.
Aldi, Lidl and Direct Line walked away with the top honours at this year’s Marketing Week Awards as the great and the good of the marketing world gathered in London to celebrate the industry.
Morrisons says it is planning to complain about an additional Aldi ad to the ASA after the discounter today (June 28) saw two TV ads and a press ad banned by the advertising watchdog. Aldi, following a complaint from Morrisons, was told by the ASA it had ‘misleadingly’ compared a weekly shop of its own brand products with branded products at the big four supermarkets.
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