Regional News • Europe • United Kingdom
Aldi UK to Implement Entrance Traffic Light System Nationwide
ALDI store in Moreton-in-Marsh, England
ALDI store in Moreton-in-Marsh, England Credit: ALDI Press Centre

In a statement made this week, Aldi UK has announced the implementation of a traffic light system to control the numbers of customers in its stores. The system is being installed nationwide this week, which also features priority access for health care workers.

Business • Economy
New technologies will substitute store security guards in Germany

With the challenge of controlling the physical distancing rules in German supermarkets, the need for security guards at the doors of local stores has increased. Now, more and more shops are planning on using technologies to regulate the number of persons inside shops. Aldi Süd, Media Markt and Saturn already have announced that they'll make use of people counting systems and virtual "bouncers" in all stores in Germany.