Aldi news

02 December 2022
Aldi Nord looks to accelerate growth with ambitions plans in Europe. 1,000 stores in Poland by 2032 Over the next five years, Aldi Nord is looking to expand its estate in Poland by 600 stores, according to European Supermarket Magazine. The discounter currently has around 230 stores and has been slowly expanding, opening tens of stores over the past couple of years. Aldi is looking to se...
28 November 2022
As part of its growth strategy in Spain, Aldi is moving into the online channel. Like its operations in many markets, this is with non-food, focusing on its weekly offers. The discounter has previously tested an online offer in Spain, trialling delivery in 2021. Details of how many products the service will include, or where it will be rolled out have not yet been released. The physical store...
09 November 2022
We round-up the latest Christmas adverts from the UK’s grocery retailers. The common theme for 2022 sees the adverts focus on how retailers are looking to help people spread festive cheer in the face of the cost-of-living crisis. Tesco: budget-friendly Christmas Tesco’s Christmas campaign acknowledges the cost-of-living crisis as it spotlights its budget-friendly range and value-led prom...
02 November 2022
Aldi has announced big changes to its online service in the USA, as it begins to test its own online platform. From Instacart to Spryker Aldi started working with the on-demand delivery company, Instacart, in 2016. It currently offers curbside pickup at around 700 of its over 2,000 stores, with the Instacart team handling the ordering process and fulfilment. This gives Aldi the best of b...
28 October 2022
Israeli-based Trigo, which has developed technology to power autonomous, or checkout-free stores, has raised $100m in new funding to drive expansion in Europe and the Americas. We look at what this means for the broader sector. Taking the technology to larger stores Trigo has been one of the leading technology partners for retailers to help them develop autonomous shopping experiences. The ...
11 October 2022
The latest release from Kantar, based on data from its 30,000-strong shopper panel, indicates that in the 12-weeks to 2 October 2022 total till roll consumer spend in Great Britain rose by 4.8%, up from 3.8% in the previous reporting period. Inflation continued to drive value growth, with volume sales continuing to contract. Average annual grocery bill rises again Sales growth continued to ...
10 October 2022
Aldi plans to open 100 stores in Poland over the next two years. Despite this rapid expansion, getting ahead in such a discount-dominated, competitive market will be tough for the retailer. Investment plans take precedence over profit Aldi’s plans are an increase on its current store opening rate. In 2021 the retailer opened 39 new stores, bringing its total to 221. The new target means it ...
30 September 2022
Understand how Salling group plans to help shoppers with rising costs and inflation, while Dagrofa and Aldi focus on creating and improving store concepts to compete in the market.   Salling group extends price caps on essential products Denmark based Salling Group announced it has prolonged its price cap until the end of 2022, to help during the current difficult living conditions, with ener...
26 September 2022
September has proved an interesting month for Aldi, with it overtaking Morrisons to become the retailer with the fourth largest market share in the UK, alongside announcing a large fall in profits. Key figures from Aldi UK’s 2021 annual trading update Sales : £13.645bn from £13.531bn (+0.9%) Operating profit : £60.2m from £287.7m (-79%) Pre-tax profit : £35.7m from £264.8m (-8...
14 September 2022
Yesterday marked a huge moment in UK grocery retail. Aldi has overtaken Morrisons to become the retailer with the fourth largest share in the market for the first time, according to the latest results from Kantar. The Big Four is no more? According to the latest Kantar market shares, in the 12 weeks to September 4, 2022, Aldi’s sales rose by 18.7%, increasing it to a 9.3% market share. At...