Aldi opens 150th store in Hungary

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German discount chain Aldi opened its 150th store in Hungary, in Pécs, on Thursday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Aldi opened its first store in the country in 2008. Last year, its local unit had net revenue of HUF 292 billion.

Aldi Magyarország Élelmiszer managing director Bernhard Haider said Aldi also employs around 120 people at a shared services center in Pécs that manages the IT systems for around 4,000 Aldi stores and 55 logistics bases in Europe. 

The company employs 4,400 people in Hungary.

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