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Aldi follows rivals on self-service and e-commerce

Thirteen years after Woolworths introduced self-service checkouts to Australian supermarket shoppers, discount grocer Aldi has bowed to the demand for quick and convenient self-serve transactions at its stores.  On Wednesday, Aldi introduced self-checkouts at its Darlinghurst store in Sydney as part of a trial which will see the technology rolled out to nine other stores in NSW in the coming months.  “Anecdotal feedback from the first day of the trial was overwhelmingly positive with