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M&S tried to advertise garden furniture – they ended up bolstering rival Aldi [Video]

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Marks and Spencer’s has been left red-faced after using a bottle of wine from long-term rival Aldi in a new garden furniture advert.

The supermarkets have been locked in bitter court disputes in the past over Aldi’s copycat products, including their ‘Cutherpert’ version of the M&S Colin the Caterpillar cake.

Their feud has now reignited after the German budget retailer poked fun at M&S for accidentally using its wine in an online furniture campaign.

The M&S gaffe saw a bottle of Specially Selected Côtes De Provence Blanc – sold by Aldi – placed in the centre of the £699 furniture set alongside glasses and some nibbles.

Aldi highlighted the embarrassing marketing blunder by posting a screenshot of the garden table advert on Twitter/X, saying: “Drink Aldi wine pass it on.”

The wine, which sells for £7.49 at Aldi, is currently out of stock as shoppers …

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