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Aldi says rivals gain from restrictive opening hours

The German retailer has faced roadblocks this year as it attempted to extend opening hours of supermarkets in Swords, north Dublin and Youghal, Cork

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods
8th September, 2019
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Aldi has argued that restrictive opening hours and delivery times imposed on its supermarkets is giving rivals a competitive advantage.

The German retailer has faced roadblocks this year as it attempted to extend opening hours of supermarkets in Swords, north Dublin and Youghal, Cork.

Aldi has outlined in a submission to An Bord Pleanála that some of its other locations nationwide have also faced the same issue of “restrictive” trading hours and delivery times....

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