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Reports out of Greece say that less than two years after first opening stores there, Aldi has decided to pull out of the country, citing an unsustainable business environment. Aldi said that it would sell the 38 locations it managed to open, which was well short of the more than 100 it planned to have open by now.

Observers say that a tough real estate market and tougher competition from Lidl made operating in Greece problematic for Aldi.
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