Aldi news

25 April 2018
The Everyday Collections section of Aldi's website offers more of its most popular products to purchase online.  Showcasing new categories Coffee pods, sun care, skin care and batteries are included in the new Everyday Collections pages. The range includes some of Aldi's most popular private label products, such as its Jo Malone inspired luxury candles and Lacura skincare. Individual ite...
19 April 2018
The discounter has been named the best British supermarket for sustainable fish. 79% of Aldi’s stocked seafood is sustainable According to a survey conducted by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Aldi is the best British high street supermarket grocer for sustainable fish. A total of 79% of Aldi’s seafood range is certified sustainable. The retailer works with the Sustainable Fishe...
15 March 2018
Both discounters step-up their commitments to tackle plastic waste, an area increasingly on the minds of shoppers. IGD’s ShopperVista research reveals 35% of UK shoppers claim the amount of packaging is extremely or very important to them when choosing food and groceries, up 7% year-on-year. Discounters’ commitments on plastic compared Aldi Aldi is one of many UK companies that as sig...
12 March 2018
Following the launch of a pilot partnership with Instacart to offer grocery home delivery last year, Aldi is extending the service to additional locations. Expanding the service to a major market Last year, Aldi launched the service in Atlanta, Dallas and Los Angeles, providing shoppers with the opportunity to have their orders delivered in as little as one hour. The service is being expand...
09 March 2018
Aldi is expanding internationally at a rapid pace. It recently entered Italy and is growing quickly in Australia . The retailer is now looking at China as its next destination to establish a physical presence. We review the path the retailer has taken to come up with this decision, potential impact and other implications to consider.  Online trading a feasibility study... Nearly on...
06 March 2018
New data from Kantar Worldpanel points to encouraging performances from Morrisons and Tesco as weaker inflation created more opportunities for volume growth across the market. Volume growth returns as as inflation eases Value growth in grocery sales slowed in the 12 weeks to February 25th was 3.2%, down from a peak of 3.8% in December. This easing largely reflects a drop in inflation which ...
03 March 2018
US clothing and homewares retailer, Kohl’s, is partnering with Aldi, which will see the hard discount retailer open stores within Kohl’s outlets. We look at the details behind the deal, whether it is a good fit and what it tells us about partnerships and alliances in the industry. Retailers will reallocate in-store space as digital commerce grows Kohl’s announced last year that it would loo...
02 March 2018
The discounter promotes Giles Hurley to the position of UK & Ireland chief executive, as Matthew Barnes is set to take up a new role for parent company Aldi Süd. Hurley promoted to UK & Ireland CEO Giles Hurley is set to replace Matthew Barnes as the discounter’s UK and Ireland chief executive on May 1st. Hurley has been with the retailer for nearly 20 years, having previously acted as t...
16 February 2018
Aldi Süd will enter the Italian market in March 2018. New European operation With a strong presence in a number of European markets, Aldi S üd is extending operations into Italy, opening ten stores initially. The new stores will be between 1,000-1,500 sq m and stock around 1,900 SKU's. The stores will offer a wide range of organic products. Additionally, over 75% of the food assortment ...
14 February 2018
We bring you the latest Aldi news from across Europe. Aldi Süd removing automated bakery Aldi Süd will be replacing all its automated bakery areas in its German stores with self service counters. This will allow it to offer up to 40 fresh products, a significant increase from the 15 currently offered. Through its 'Meine Backwelt' bakery concept, it will now have visibility into its bakery, ...