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No coin for the shopping cart? Aldi warns of a widespread trick


No coin and no chip for the shopping cart? Discounter Aldi is now warning of popular alternative solutions.

No coin and no chip for the shopping cart?

Discounter Aldi is now warning of popular alternative solutions.

Munich - Anyone who goes shopping regularly has probably already experienced the situation.

You want to take a

shopping cart

and don't have a matching coin or chip with you.

In some markets, this can be

an even bigger problem


Corona times *

, because in some cases the shops cannot be entered without a shopping cart.

This way,

employees can

keep track of

how full the store is.

So shop visitors have to come up with a trick to get a shopping cart.

Of course, various solutions can be googled, but the most popular variant is already present in the minds of some.

A smaller, round key, which is put into the

coin compartment of

the car, is often used - it often fits perfectly into the curve.

Aldi warns of popular key trick

However, if the object does not fit, which you often do not notice immediately when you plug it in, you could maneuver yourself from one problem to another.

When you try to close the compartment and unlock the shopping cart, many keys have already broken off or been deformed.

The trolleys and compartments can also be damaged - which has

now prompted

the discounter

Aldi *

to issue a warning.

“We recommend that our customers continue to use coins or


shopping chips

to unlock their shopping carts.

Other objects can get stuck or be damaged, ”said the

Yahoo Style



If in doubt, you can simply


a new


for 99 cents.

Or someone is asked who can change or help.

How can you also

deal with

the problem, especially in the

Corona crisis *


With online shops.

In this regard, Aldi has now launched a major offensive against its competitor

Lidl *


There is bad news for hundreds of employees who work in four regional companies for Aldi Süd - these are to be closed one after the other over the course of the year.




* is part of the Ippen-Digital network.

Source: merkur

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