The trade Union nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten (NGG)has warned, in view of the opening of the Russian discounter Mers in Leipzig, before a further downward spiral in food prices. The opening of Germany’s first branch of the Siberian group of companies Torgservis on Tuesday morning was an “alarm signal,” said the Chairman of the trade Union nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten (NGG), Guido Zeitler. Who advertising to, and the already cheap Discounter in Germany to offer, turn to the downward spiral.

In Leipzig had opened the Mers market on Tuesday at 09.00. A speaker of an “extreme pressure”, even before the Opening, customers waited in front of the business. Of the Mere market, in a former Aldi store would be in London, advertises with the slogan “Every day low prices”.

Mers want to believe according to their own statements, first in East Germany foot. The Russian discounters, making chains such as Aldi and Lidl competition, said.The device is extremely simple. Customer, the goods directly from the pallet. Food account for approximately 70 percent of the offer, but also textiles, drugstore items and household goods belong to the range.