Should Aldi’s growing store count and digital progress keep rivals up at night? – RetailWire
Aldi has been growing its store count, supply chain infrastructure and digital capability in recent years and continues on that path. The limited assortment discount grocer with an own brands emphasis announced this week that it plans to open another 100 stores in 2021 with particular focus on the states of Arizona, California and Florida along with the Northeast region. The chain with its small box format expects to be the third largest grocery operator by store count by the end of the year.