Top 25 Aldi Interview Questions and Answers

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1. What is your favorite item to purchase at Aldi because of its low price compared to competitors?
Top Answer
Groceries because its value for money.
Second Best
Produce, it is so fresh and the savings are great!
3.
Food in general, It taste nice and is usually half the price compared to other stores.
4.
Museli bars.
5.
Cleaning products.
6.
The fruit and vegetables. they're more fresh and almost completely all australian.
7.
Any of the products Aldi sell as all the products I have purchased in the past form Aldi have been of the highest quality and are always reasonably priced.
8.
I buy a lot of coffee from aldi, and also the fruit and veg are cheap...oh and eggs.
9.
My favourite item is the pot noodles because its good value for what you get for it.
10.
I have never shopped at Aldi.
2. Why would you like to work at Aldi?
Top Answer
I would to work for aldi as I believe I am ideal candidate to work for the company as I believethe stores philosophy relates to my work ethic of hard work, producitivity and efficiency being paramount to a stores success.
Second Best
I like a challenge and have a hard working ethic.
3.
I like that its a fast paced atmosphere with something to do constantly.
4.
I believe I can bring what Aldi are looking for, enthusiasm, loyalty, experience and commitment.
5.
With hard work and dedication, I can have satisfying career at ALDI. There is always space for motivated and talented individual at ALDI.
6.
It seems like a very good place to work and would like the oppurtunity to try this for myself.
7.
Seems like a good work environment, I like how there would always be something to do, and you offer great benefits and employment opportunitirs.
8.
I hrard it was a great company yo work for, flexible with your availabulity, grwat opportunities and benefits, good pay.
9.
I know that I can provide outstanding customer service with outgoing and people friendly attitude
10.
I would love to work at aldi because I would like a better life for myself and I know at aldi il be able to do that. Im a great team player and hard worker and I no at aldi you have to be a hard worker.
3. What is your favorite food at Aldi?
Top Answer
I love so many of the foods from Aldi and I especially love the low prices. It is so hard to pick one favourite food as I have so many favourite Aldi foods from chocolate to ice cream to cheese and ham to raw meat to frozen food.
Second Best
The Museli Bars or potato salad! So nice!
3.
Dog biscuits.
4.
Ice cream.
5.
Scottish Salmon and Frankfurters.
6.
Fruit mostly i like aldi water.
7.
Frozen Jam Donuts.
8.
Fruit and veg are really good and I enjoy the Luxury truffles at Christmas.
9.
My favorite food at Aldi is the peach nonfat peach yogurt from healthy and fit line.
10.
The fresh fruits and peppers.
4. Have you noticed our employees give excellent customer service, will you be able to do the same?
Top Answer
~customer service is something I feel extremely passionate about and I have no doubt I can do the same.
Second Best
I definitely believe I would able to...one of my favorite parts of my last job were axtually the customers.
3.
I have always worked with people and believe I have the ability to give excellent customer service.
4.
I have. Every week my mother and I shop at Aldi and there has never been an occasion where your employes have failed to provide excellent customer service. They are always available to answer any queries or questions. If I should be successful I feel I would be more than capable of meeting your high standards of customer service. I have vast experience in dealing with the public and have been complemented on several occasions for my excellent communication skills and helpful nature.
5.
I'm very impressed with Aldi employees and the store managers as I once had a complaint of some very though meat and I have to say that the way my situation was handled was very very impressive indeed. I would continue this type of customer service as it means that the customer will more than likely eventually spend more money within the store.
6.
Of course, I always do my best to keep customers happy.
7.
Yes, and I have won awards in previous emplolyement for excellent customer service.
8.
I have noticed that, they never serve you without a smile and a greeting, and its become my seond nature from my job to do the same, customers expect no less and neither should they.
9.
Yes, whenever I am in Aldi everyone is always very polite and I think I would be able to do the same because I have good manors and I am confident around people.
10.
Yes all staff offer great customer service. This is very important as it attracts customers to use the store again. I always offer excellent customer service and I am willing to go the extra mile to please.
5. Name your three best qualities?
Top Answer
Reliable hard working self motivated.
Second Best
Hard working. Adaptability. Persistence.
3.
I am hardworking. Enthuastic and work well as part of a team.
4.
I am good with people , I am hard working and I am team player.
5.
Assertive, loyal and kind.
6.
Hardworking honest and very patient.
7.
Confident , caring , leader.
8.
Hard working friendly and quick learner.
9.
Im a team player. Im a peoples person I really enjoy meeting and working with new people and a bit of a perfectionist I like to have everyting done right.
10.
Highly motivated, loyal, friendly.
6. What would you do if a coworker asked you to help you steal?
Top Answer
I would say no and would report it to the manager.
Second Best
Report it to a manger, and say no.
3.
I would inform my manager immediatley.
4.
Straight out no.
5.
Report immediately to a member of management if not area manager. Shoplifting is just not torrelated.
6.
Report the to the management.
7.
I would go to my supervisor or manager immediately.
8.
Tell a supervisor.
9.
Say no and tell manager.
10.
Report to manager.
7. How would you deal with an angry customer while you were busy completing tasks?
Top Answer
I would always listen to the customers issue and take my time to sort out the problem.
Second Best
I would listen to their complaints and try to rectify it immediately, if I could not I would refer them to a manager.
3.
Customers should always be your main priority so I stop what I am doing or get someone else to take over from me and ask the customer what the problem is. I would be polite and ask what the problem is, When aware of the problem I would try to fix it, offer an alternative and sincerely apologise. A customer should never leave unhappy so I would always try to help them.
4.
First i would ask them what was up and try and calm down the situation then try and help with the enquiry.
5.
I would try and calm the customer down from being angry and try the customer with his or hers promble in the best way i can.
6.
Fine im used of it as most of my jobs have involved customer service.
7.
I would find a free member of staff that is able to help them with their problem.
8.
I would stop completeing my task for a moment and listen to the customers' problem.
9.
I would try to defuse the situation or call a manager.
10.
I will stop what I am doing and make sure and tend to customer needs.
8. Where do you see yourself in five years?
Top Answer
Store Manager In Aldi ( Newbridge).
Second Best
Hopefully in a management role within the company.
3.
My career with Aldi will give me the opportunity to progress within an ever expanding company.
4.
I see myself studying in a creative field, hopefully in special effects makeup.
5.
In a secure job bringing in good money settled down in a nice home with a small family.
6.
I see myself in a sucure job, hopefully with this company.
7.
Sitting where you are now.
8.
Hopefully in a secure job ready to settle down.
9.
I see myself being Married living in a house with my loving family. Thriving to be the best at what I Do.
10.
Working at Aldi, with my own house and a family.
9. Why should we not hire you?
Top Answer
If you do not value hard work an dedication, then you should not hire me.
Second Best
If you do not want to hire a hardworking, skilled and honest employee.
3.
You should not hire me if you want to lose out on an honest hard working self motivated member of staff.
4.
I am a friendly person and I love to have a chat with customers.
5.
Because I am well organised,give 110% can lead from the front, I have great attention to detail, and I have great people skills.
6.
If you don't want a successful business.
7.
I cannot see a reason why.
8.
External hires may not integrate well in a management position.
9.
You have no reason to not hire me, I believe my qualities and characterisitcs would be an asset to the company.
10.
Because I am an excellent worker and am very dependable. I would be a great asset to the aldi team.
10. What is your philosophy on eating well?
Top Answer
A big priority with me and l like the fact that Aldi has the heart foundation tick.
Second Best
Eat enough , eat healthy, and work hard should be enough to keep you fit.
3.
Eating well can be expensive unless you shop the aldi way.
4.
You made out of what you eat.
5.
You are what you eat.
6.
You should always eat well so you can live longer and be more healthy.
7.
Strick diet.
8.
I eat healthy, but do have my fatty foods once in awhile.
9.
I love food, and everything in moderation. My favourite food is fish.
10.
Eat healthy, but dont deny your tastebuds something you really want.
11. Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for customer service.
Top Answer
I always go above and beyond, I cannot give a specific time.
Second Best
Every time when serving customers I go above and beyond.
3.
I always go above and beyond. If your employees display poor customer service it reflects badly on the business as a whole, not just that one person.
4.
I am always going above and beyond for customer service the needs of the customer should always be granted.
5.
When I was working at wal mart there was a disabled man, who couldnt get help from anyone, so i asked what he needed assistance with and he had a list of things that he needed and i shopped through the store and helped find all of the items without making the customer feel like he was a burden and i helped to check his items and helped him to his vehicle.
6.
Iam always going above and beyond because customers always come first.
7.
A customer needed invoice from 3 years ago, I went to the basement and pulled each file invoice and made copies and emailed , mailed, and faxed each invoices.
8.
I would like to think I always go above and beyond when it comes to customer service I have always been very helpful and try to meet the needs of every customer.
9.
I would like to think that I always go the extra mile for customers. As a sales assistant I am representing the company, and by meeting customer expectations I make the company and myself proud.
10.
An elderly man needed help with the large amount of food he had ordered so I grabbed another coworker and helped him to his car with all his food.
12. How would your references describe you?
Top Answer
Hard working, reliable, confident, productive.
Second Best
Down to earth, loyal, respectable.
3.
Consistent, respectable, down to earth.
4.
Exact im hard working loyal, so willing to try new things learn, progress what on what i already no, strive to be that one bit better.
5.
Down to earth, respectful and hard working.
6.
As a very out going person who can work on my own and can work with a team.
7.
As a fast leaner and helps everybody achieve their requirements and great people person.
8.
They would describe me as a friendly, polite, helpful and great to be with.
9.
A strong leader who is not afraid of hard work.
10.
Hard working, efficient, completely committed and helpful.
13. Have you ever called off from work before?
Top Answer
I only ever call in sick for work, when i feel i am unable to achieve my best. and because i am currently working with food, it would be not appropriate to work when unwell.
Second Best
Yes when my daughter was born.
3.
Yes I hurt my neck once before and had to take a few days off and hurt my leg in work and had to take one day off.
4.
I had to lead a dance group of young kids. These kids were knew to dancing so I was up for big challenge. However, from this experience I gained organisational skills and time management skills, I also learned on how to manage people.
5.
I will try to find the reason of problem and try to solve it and if i am unable to do this i will inform to the manager.
6.
I have 6 months experience working in retail.during this i have gained many new skills and also improve my previous skills.
7.
Yes, I have many years customer service experience and I love helping other people and fulfilling my job to its full potential.
8.
I would handle the situation myself calmly and understandingly. If the problem escalated into a much bigger problem I would inform management.
9.
An enthusiastic, polite, friendly, hardworking individual, that works well as part of a team and on my own initiative with a good sense of humour.
10.
I have a number of years experience in customer service and as well as priding myself in my work and helping others I also understand that it is imperative to always go that extra mile for customers and that customers are always put first. I always have a polite, friendly enthusiastic approach to customers.
14. Tell me about a time when you had to be a leader. How was the outcome?
Top Answer
I was left in charge of running the floor at McDonalds while the manager counted some drawers. I had to make sure all the food was made correctly and handed out in timely fashion. I handled it well even when we got busy but knew when to ask for help before becoming overwhelmed.;
Second Best
I was assigned leader when my manager was banking the money, keeping everything running efficiently and dealing with any problems instantly.
3.
While I was a customer service supervisor I always made sure I had no line to prevent that I would help cashiers bag.
4.
When we were on this training there was 6 girls on each table so I was the leader to ask questions and we did very well.
5.
I have always assumed a leadership role and am very comfortable doing it. I have no problems with delegation and getting people to follow my lead.
6.
I had to organise a film shoot as I was a director. I was very fair in handing out job duties, and kept on a good atmoshphere amongst our team and listened to everyones wants for the films which everyone appreciated and delt out tasks.
7.
When my boss was on vacation, I was in charge of picking up the money each day and depositing it in the bank. I believe I worked well with my co workers to switch out money for bigger bills, providing them with change, et cetera. Everything flowed smoothly.
8.
When I was at placement at college I had to supervise some of the children by myself and at first I felt nervous because I was scared because I thought something could have happened to them but once I knew what I was doing I was absolutely fine.
9.
I had to take over as leader of a small family business when the owners went oversees. I had to train new staff and achieve finished product to a deadline. Worked long hours but got the job done to complete customer satisfaction.
10.
I was captain for my cricket at school the outcome was goog.
15. What are some of your weaknesses?
Top Answer
I always see room for improvement.
Second Best
I struggle sometimes with communicating with equivilents who are deliberately not pulling there weight. Especially when it has an effect on the task I am doing.
3.
I tend to be a perfectionist and expect the same from others.
4.
I tend to take on alot of work however I have learnt that I can share out the work load and get it done quicker and to a better standard.
5.
I dont beleive i have any weakness i always put 110% into every thing i do.
6.
I have to finish what I started and have to have everything clean.
7.
Getting disappointed when things are not done properly.
8.
I put 110% into everything I do but always see room for improvement.
9.
I can come across as a shy person when you first meet me however once I know you I will be very outgoing.
10.
Not many weaknesses that l can recall. Doubting myself that l could be a leader would be one. I know that l am capable but tend to doubt myself sometimes.
16. How would you handle an irate customer that has screamed at you for three minutes straight?
Top Answer
I would remain calm and continue towards an acceptable resolution.
Second Best
I would listen and then refer them to the manager is they still want to complain.
3.
Listen into the problem, see if it can be resolved there and then if not call the duty manager.
4.
Ive dealt with thousands of irate customers all that needs to be done is listen to then and always remember the customer is alway right and try solve the issue calmy.
5.
I would ask them to keep their voice down and would try resolve the issue with them calmy, if this was not possible i would call on the manager.
6.
1. I listened carefully to what the customer had to say.2. I apologised and empathised with their situation.3. I confirmed my understanding of their concern.4. I took responsibility to resolve the issue.5. I offered a solution (plus alternatives if possible).6. I confirmed the customer was happy with this.7. I thanked the customer for raising the issue with me.8. I took immediate action to resolve the situation.9. I remained calm throughout the whole process.10. (If appropriate) the customer wrote in to my supervisor congratulating me on my efficiency.
7.
Ask the person to please come down and help the best way I can.
8.
Try and keep calm and sort out the situation, be polite, ask manager if the situation can't be solved.
9.
Keep calm and try to solve the problem.
10.
Ask if there is anything I can help with.
17. Do you need a job at Aldi or just working for fun?
Top Answer
I would love a job at Aldi, I think it would be a great challenge and rewarding.
Second Best
I need a job at aldi. im a student and i am looking to begin driving so need the money to save up for a car and to pay for my driving lessons, i also need to pay off my holiday i have booked. However i do enjoy working and without a job i think i would get bored.
3.
Need a job.
4.
I definitely need a job at aldis.
5.
A little bit of both, I enjoy working in a fast paced environment meeting new and helping customers, I am also beginning to venture into the adult world of responsibility, and having a stable job is the best route for me to take.
6.
I would like a job at Aldi because I am passionate about working and I never like staying still.
7.
I most certainly need a job at aldi! I want to be the best person I can be and I feel Aldi can help me achieve this goal. Working for Aldi would give me steady employment that would allow me to become independent.
8.
I need a job at aldi.
9.
I think it would be a great to work in Aldi to gain experience and have fun.
10.
I would like a job that is challenging and rewarding, not just a job but a career. Fun in the workplace creates engagement and engaged employees are more productive and less costly.
18. Why would you like the job?
Top Answer
I like the fast paced and challenging work environment.
Second Best
Its fast paced, challenging, work with people and you offer amazying benefits.
3.
I would love the job because I would like to be a part of the team. I work hard and I am extremely flexible!
4.
I would like to be a cashier at Aldi because I want to contribute my qualities to the supermarket. I have the drive, enthusiasm, and charisma to be a part of the Aldi team.
5.
Iam looking for a new challenge.from research in to aldi i see an ambitios compony.
6.
I want the option of furthering my career options.
7.
I enjoy working in a fast paced environment where the customers needs are important, meeting new people is always a pleasure and working hard is always a satisfying reward.
8.
I enjoy a challenge of starting something new.
9.
Id lile like the job because I love working with the public and at a place whee there is always something to do.
10.
So I can buy products that come out on shop floor.
19. What's your favorite meal to cook at home?
Top Answer
My favourite meal to cook would be vegetarian lasagne with fresh lasagne sheets, spinach, pumpkin, ricotta etc.
Second Best
Breakfast, as the kid's love a good fry.
3.
I love cooking home made meals, since my child has allergies I have to becareful.
4.
Roast Dinner, or a chicken tikka massalla.
5.
I I love to cook stir fries and healthy meals whenever possible.
6.
My favourite home cooked meal is homemade chicken and vegetable pie with sprouts and cabage and peas and roasters.
7.
Breakfast sandwiches. Hamburger buns, american cheese, an egg, and some friend ham.
8.
I like to come home and see what is in the cupboards this normally results in using up any fresh vegetables and making my own sauce.
9.
Steak, potatoes, brocolli. Who doesnt love steak!!
10.
T-bone steak with steamed potatoes served with red wine.
20. If you could prepare and share a dinner with anyone, who would it be and what would you make?
Top Answer
I would prepare I dinner for velvet sky and I would make spagetti bolognaise.
Second Best
I would prepare and share a dinner with eminem and i would make peri peri chicken wraps.
3.
It would be Kelly Brook. I'd prepare spaghetti and meatballs and would be very willing to recreate the restaurant scene from Lady
4.
My dad, and we would have a bbq.
5.
It would be my art teacher because she has thought so much and my dish would be Chicken Alfredo.
6.
I would like to cook for Simon Cowell and that would be couscous marinated salmon and steam vegetables.
7.
My father. He passed 10 years ago. I would prepare ribeye steaks on the grill with grilled corn and roasted red potatoes. Lemon meringue pie and iced tea.
8.
It would be Ryan gossling, and I would make a classic chicken tikka massala.
9.
I would probably make stuffed peppers! So many people have different ways of cooking that, and I like how my family does it, so I would share that meal! I would love to share a meal with a famous chef, perhaps Rachel Ray. She cooks meals quickly and they always look so delicious!
10.
Family and friends. Love to make a good lamb roast with all the trimmings and a scrumptious desserts.
21. Do you have any friends or relatives that work at Aldi?
Best Answer
I have one friend that is a a store manager trainee.
2.
No, friends or family work for aldi.
3.
Can relitives work at the same Aldo store?
4.
No, none of my family or friends work for ALDI.
5.
I do not have friends or relatives working for Aldi.
22. Why do you think you will like working at Aldi?
Top Answer
Because I like a challenge and I believe working at aldi I would be set many challenges.
Second Best
BECAUSE I ENJOY a chalenge I AM VERY HARD WORKING NOT AFRAID OF HARD WORK . I always like something to do . Iam friendly and enjoy providing excellent customer service.
3.
Aldi have a very approachable culture and encourage staff to perform at their best.
4.
I think that the brand is very honest, espically in this climate people want to feel comfortable parting with there money and Aldi gives affordable and quality products throughout the store and when the products you know are selling quality you feel happy in yourself.
5.
It seems a very nice enviroment to work in.
6.
Ive heard from ex employees that its a great store to work in as long as you work hard.
7.
I believe i would enjoy working at aldi, because i like working with lots of different members of the pubic.
8.
Its fast moving and I know that I will never stop.
9.
Working as part of a team, meeting targets and giving the best I can to represent the company well.
10.
They seem to care about their employees and customers.
23. Tell me about a time when it was better to be agreeable in a situation rather than continue the arguement.
Top Answer
Arguing doesnt resolve anything. I think compromising and being able to acept everyones opinions is important.
Second Best
With a customer who had clearly breeched the returns agreeement was causing such a disruption in store and making it very unpleasent for customers and staff, it was easier to agree to refund the custmomers items instead of causing a greater scene and shwo other customers how to deal with awkward people.
3.
Arguing doesn't solve anything, everyones opinion matters.
4.
The customer is always right ,so by arguing we don't resolved anything.
5.
Whilst on the shop floor with the customer.
6.
When it is not going to be effective to the company.
7.
Customer service is all about ensuring the customer always leaves happy, which means agreeing with them is better for a situation than continuing the argument.
8.
I believe an argument has to come to a resolution or else you will never be able to fully commit yourself.
9.
In a particular situation on a very busy morning in Mcdonalds, a customer came in complaining and very angry, she was screaming at a fellow employee for forgetting her order, even though I knew and so did others that she didnt place the order, instead of disputing this, we agreed to give her the product she was looking for and apoligise.
10.
My boss only wanted a certain amount of potato chips from one company each week. However, my two coworkers believed we should keep a full stock, because we would get credit for outdated products. Even though I agree with my boss, I would just agree with my coworkers instead of debating with them.
24. When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?
Top Answer
I have done a lot of community service in my four years of high school which involved communication, enthusiasm, and drive.
Second Best
we had to sell so many phone by the end of the day and also sell so many modems so we divided the two teams one team doing phones the other modems , i sold the most phones.
3.
Playing in NCAA's Elite 8, my team had to stick together through a lot of tough times and rough patches, I encouraged and challenged my teammates to be the best they could be to make our team strong mentally and physically.
4.
One week ago I was the project manager for a house reverb.
5.
While I was working at frys the supervisor team had to make a decision on who will take customers and who will be giving out passwords.
6.
When I worked in Bentalls we had to do displays and moving shelves so I left what I was doing and went to help them.
7.
At topman just before christmas we had our biggest delivery. I was in charge of it. I had delegate roles and make sure we were on track to complete it on time according to the door to floor company target. It was the quickest we ever did a delivery and we had every item processed and on the shop floor before opening time.
8.
I am always working as a team at my current job as a dental nurse, assisting them demotivated allowing him to do his job efficiently.
9.
A few weeks ago I had to promote my school with other students, we had to give a talk on why other students should choose our school.
10.
I was in a team of five, where we were taking a research and we needed to finish at a certain time. As a leader I distributed responsibilities and we were able to finish by the set date.
25. Why do you feel you will be better suited for this job than the other applicants?
Top Answer
I am great with customer service, dealing with stressful and demanding situations.
Second Best
I am dedicated to great service and have a passion for what I do.
3.
Because I can do the job I like busy environment and hard work.
4.
Because I enjoy a challaenge, I am very hard working, I like having something to do always i'm not afraid of hard work. I am friendly and enjoy providing excellent customer service, i'm always punctual, and loyal, and flexible.
5.
Because I feel I have the right skills to benefit this company ,and I'm very hard working I never scare of hard work, and also I'm loyal and punctual and my main goal is to satisfy customers needs.
6.
Because I am self driving , hardworking, punctual, honest, a good teem player and can adapt to the sitution.
7.
I feel as though i have the right skills to benefit the company. Had experience in similuar job roles from stocking to customer service. I'm loyal and can uphold the company standards.
8.
I am very hard working , approachable , and I can use my own initiave and I am fexible.
9.
Because a have had plenty of experience on retail and most of my jobs that I had in the past have required to supervise others on daily basis.
10.
I believe I already have the basis to work and progress in retail. I can adapt these skills accordingly to the Aldi way of doing things.
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Pro #1:
Aldi's will definitely be a new experience for me and in my job search I noticed that it is an environment where I would love to work.
May 28, 2012
Pro #2:
Chance for advancement, friendly and productive envirnoment.
May 31, 2012
Pro #3:
Well this aldi in paticular is very close to my home so should never be late and also i think it looks quite easy.
Jun 13, 2012
Pro #4:
Good prospect of promotion, well established company, job security, fast pace, and very good rates of pay.
Oct 31, 2012
Pro #5:
It is a pleasant environmernt from what i have oserved while shopping and the people seem to be very friendly.
Mar 12, 2013
Pro #6:
Its such a fantastic business because it gives back to australia.
Mar 12, 2013
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It is the number 1 retailer in 2014 and the people are all so friendly.
Apr 12, 2014

Aldi Reviews

Sep 24, 2014
Cons
I disliked productivity of the store, closing with very small teams of 4 made it very hard to finish at 10pm each night, instead we would finish at 12 or 1 am which made life outside of work suffer.
Summary
My time at aldi was very good, I gained vast amounts of skills ranging from communication to problem sloving skills.
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Aug 10, 2014
Cons
There was no career growth within the Conwy area I live in.
Job Duties
Stock management and recording Excellent customer service Accurate and efficient till operation Staff development Ensuring an efficient and co-operative working environment Maintaining of store standards.
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Jun 20, 2014
Job Duties
Ring up customers quickly to maintain long lines. Assist in all aspects of keeping the store looking and functioning at its best.
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