A new Lidl store and attracted with a special bargain with numerous people from the business in Orgeval, near Paris. But the action backfired.In Orgeval in Paris should open a new Lidl store . The offer attracted, in spite of Corona-pandemic* very many people. But the action backfired. The police had to intervene.
Porte Maillot/Paris - The Corona-pandemic has the world firmly in its grip. In France and many other countries of Europe, the infected numbers are still high. That did not stop some people in France, however, standing in crowds in front of a Lidl-the business Beat, which celebrated on this day, its opening with a special offer.
The French media BFMTV reported in a video post on Facebook about the incident in front of the supermarket. Lidl is said to have offered the game console to "PlayStation 4" for 95 Euro. . Not a bad deal, because the usual is three-fold. Normally, the console will cost approximately € 300 .
mass of people in front of Lidl store in France: The "PlayStation 4" was in the offer
The Video shows the crowd in front of the Shop shortly before the Opening. Some of them are supposed to have according to the authorities, even the night before the business camping , such as Euronews reported. The Situation was escalated to an extent that the police intervention. "At the time of Opening it was tense, we had 70 people in use, in order to restore order. We had to push the crowd back,“ said the Gendarmerie to Euronews.
Lidl France took on Twitter to the incident position. With the PS4 deal it got removal a Stock measure traded. Lidl France have deliberately made no advertising for the offer, but in spite of numerous photos, which had disseminated the message to be landed by private individuals on the Internet. Earlier Lidl have offered such discounts as opening actions. So far, commander-in-chief the good work.
"Today, we are of the view that the security terms , the Opening of the super market", further said Lidl . The sale of the PlayStation 4 will also be set. "We were not of this crazy Situation very surprised, and apologize for the inconvenience", so Lidl .
a Ce jour, nous estimons que les conditions de sécurité ne sont pas réunies pour maintenir l'ouverture du supermarché.— Lidl France (@Lidl France) June 17, 2020
La vente de PS4 est également définitivement annulée.
Nous avons été très surpris par cet engouement et nous excusons pour la gêne occasionnée (3/3).
In the case of Lidl-opening: Police use tear gas
Unpleasant the Situation was for both the customer and police . As Euronews reported, was thrown a bottle at a police officer, whereupon the officials of tear gas used. Until 10.30 PM, the situation had returned to normal before the Lidl store. However, Lidl remained closed.
Also available in USA Lidl caused a stir recently. Due to the Corona outbreak at the meat processor Tönnies, concerns about whether the Tönnies meat products for consumer can be dangerous. (lb) *Merkur.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 12:33