Energy crisis hits Germany’s largest and most popular retailer

The management of the well-known German retail chain Aldi Nord decided to reduce working hours and reduce energy consumption.

In a statement on its official Twitter page yesterday, Tuesday, the company announced that its outlets will close at 8:00 pm on November 1, an hour or two earlier than usual.

As the first food retailer in Germany, ALDI Nord is adjusting the opening hours of many of its branches, thus effectively contributing to energy savings. As of November 1, 2022, stores will close at 20:00. This decision is provisionally applicable during the Winter 2022/2023 period.”

Aldi Nord supermarkets are currently open until 21:00 and 22:00.

Everyone knows about the big crisis that European countries are going through in terms of energy shortages and high electricity bills as wholesale electricity prices reached record levels in the first and second quarters of 2022.

The average cost of electricity in some countries during the peak period increased by 229 percent in the first and second quarters of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021.

Source: RT

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