Aldi news

30 May 2018
The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks to 20 May 2018, shows that the British grocery market enjoyed improving growth over the previous month, with total sales up 2.7%. While the inflation rate remained unchanged at 2.1%, the sector benefited both from some excellent weather over the early summer national holiday, as well as the celebratory mood surrounding the wedding of Pri...
24 May 2018
As Aldi, Lidl and Rewe-owned Penny discuss developments in Italy, we round up news from the discount channel in the country. Aldi aiming for 45 stores by the end of 2018 In an interview with Distribuzione Moderna, a spokesperson for the retailer has discussed its expansion outlook and medium-term development plans. As of 3 May, Aldi operated 25 stores, which measure 30,000 sq. m of selling ...
10 May 2018
We report on Dagrofa and Aldi’s results, which saw mixed performance, alongside profitability challenges. Dagrofa: revenue and profit decline, impacted by KIWI discount closures Dagrofa has reported its annual results, with the Mahia Group (which includes revenue in Dagrofa and the closed KIWI discount chain) seeing revenue decline by 6.5% to DKK 17.4bn (€2.3bn) . This was alongside a repo...
01 May 2018
The latest data from Kantar Worldpanel shows that in the 12 weeks to 22 April 2018, the GB grocery market grew by 2.0%, a slowdown on the 2.5% seen in the previous period.  As well as the effect of mostly disappointing spring weather, growth is being progressively being impacted by slowing inflation, which fell to 2.1% in the 12 weeks. Discounter growth below 10% While still performing well...
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 ...