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•  Reports out of Europe suggest that the two Aldi-branded retailers that normally operate completely separately are planning to join forces to work together on an e-grocery initiative.

Aldi Sud (which controls stores in southern Germany, the US, Australia and China) and Aldi Nord (northern Germany, Europe and Trader Joe's) reported have co-founded  Aldi E-commerce Verwaltungs GmbH, based in Düsseldorf, according to Lebensmittel Zeitung.