Aldi store visits

Videos

01/07/2021
See inside our pick for August’s store of the month, Aldi Corner Store, Sydney, Australia. It’s the retailer’s first small-format store with a new layout and convenience-driven experience.
26/02/2021
See inside our pick for February’s store of the month, Aldi, Shanghai, China. We look at one of Aldi’s first physical store in China – a smaller, smarter store than traditional discount formats.

Presentations

25/08/2021
Aldi opened in Australia what is probably its most ambitious and bold concept in the recent years. This new concept is about half the size of a standard store and focuses on fresh food products and convenience to meet urban shopper needs
26/05/2021
We recently visited one of Aldi's newer US stores to see how its fresh-led focus is brought to life. This includes increasing the amount of space dedicated to fresh foods by around 40% and an enhanced focus on ready-to-cook and organic fresh meats, fresh produce, convenient grab-and-go ranges and healthier options.
23/04/2021
Despite shoppers’ changing habits because of the pandemic, and Aldi launching a click and collect service, the discounter continues to put its stores at the heart of its operations. In this presentation we look at what this looks like. We highlight six new in-store features, and how Aldi is championing three of our discount trends for 2021.
08/12/2020
Opened in June 2019, it is an omnichannel discount store with award-winning interior design. The store also benefits from appealing range, strong promotions and value-added services.
25/11/2020
In November 2020 Aldi Süd opened its largest store ever in Germany with a footprint of nearly 2,000 sq m . It features an enhanced bakery, am improved fresh produce area, Infarm vertical farming units and electronic shelf labels.
20/11/2020
We visited one of Aldi's new generation of stores in the Spanish Capital. The new store maintains the distinctive no-frills discount feel, whilst enhancing their design and the fresh food categories.
07/10/2020
We visit Loughborough to trial Aldi’s new click and collect grocery service, and consider what might come next for the discounter as it develops its ecommerce offer.
10/08/2020
ALDI Prahran showcases the retailer’s latest strategic priorities, and is a great example of its latest format in Australia.
03/08/2020
We look at how Trader Joe's is able to create a unique and exciting shopping environment and stand out in a competitive market.
25/06/2020
We visited a selection of Aldi and Lidl stores in Switzerland to explore each retailers' latest initiatives. This report will give you an overview of the latest in-store innovations and developments from the discounters.
21/05/2020
We visited some of the latest stores in the Spanish Capital and were impressed by the upgraded concept. This report will give you an overview of the latest in-store innovations and developments from the discounter..
12/08/2019
Aldi launched its first trial Local store in March 2019 in Balham, South London. Aldi has emphasised this is not a move to expand into convenience. Instead, it is a response to the challenges of operating in London, with a lack of the larger sites with car parks. In this store visit report we look at the format in more detail and identify how it differs from standard Aldi stores.
04/06/2019
Aldi in Australia continues to innovate through its store formats, merchandising and ranging, we visit one of its stores in Sydney to see this in action…
25/03/2019
ANIKo is Aldi Nord's multi-billion euros project to modernise its stores across Europe. We visited Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany and The Netherlands to see how it is rolled out.
19/02/2019
Aldi Süd continues to evolve its stores adding new features and putting an emphasis on specific categories relevant to shoppers. The addition of new services like Amazon lockers and an improved layout is creating a better shopping experience.
02/10/2018
We visited Aldi's unique testbed store in Glascote to understand how the discounter is focusing on creating more efficiencies in-store.
18/07/2018
We look at how leading retailers in Hamburg are adapting their store formats to meet changing shopper preferences.
08/01/2018
We have visited the latest stores from Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd in Germany, both demonstrating interesting developments for the retailer.
17/05/2017
Aldi Waterloo in Syndey is an example of the retailer's latest store format in Australia, showcasing a larger store footprint, stronger fresh food offer, category evolution and a new in-store layout and design.
05/04/2017
In this report we take you inside a newly remodelled and expanded store in Slovenia’s capital city that demonstrates Hofer's latest modern approach.
03/02/2017
We have created this report to bring you a collection of stand-out discount stores from across the globe. Read on to discover why you must see these stores and how the discount channel is becoming more competitive than ever.
06/12/2016
We visited Trader Joe’s in Chicago to learn more about the retailer and how it has created a unique proposition in the competitive US market.
17/10/2016
We visited this new Aldi city store to discover latest thinking for this high street format and what Aldi has in store for its estate going forward.
16/08/2016
Earlier this year Aldi opened the first of 45 planned stores for California as part of its accelerated US expansion plans. We review the retailer’s contemporary store format, key elements of the proposition, and how it is communicating the Aldi story.
10/06/2016
Aldi at Manly Wharf showcases the retailer’s new format in Australia. As a world first for Aldi, it shows how the retailer is developing its in-store environment whilst maintaining great value, quality and efficiency in its operations.