Aldi news

11 January 2022
As ever, the discounters have reported a fantastic Christmas, with ‘record’ results and footfall. Although performance was clearly positive, unpicking whether this was driven by new store openings, or like-for-like sales is more difficult. Aldi: premium private label and Kevin the Carrot Aldi reported its “best-ever Christmas” with sales in December up +0.4% compared to 2020. This was a ...
05 January 2022
In the first read of Christmas trading, Kantar has recorded sales were down by 3.0% on the lockdown-elevated levels of 2020 for the 12 weeks to 26 December 2021. Despite this shopper spend remained 8.0% higher than in 2019. Robust December sales Over the month of December sales of £11.7bn were just 0.2% lower than 2020, suggesting increased festive celebrations at home due to the Omicron ou...
07 December 2021
The GB market declined 3.8% in the 12 weeks to 28 November against 2020’s performance, according to the latest results from Kantar. This time last year there were tighter restrictions in Scotland and Wales and England was in its second lockdown. Grocery inflation highest level since June 2020 There are various factors currently impacting the market. Shoppers are returning to offices and o...
02 December 2021
We bring you the latest news from the German market in relation to some of the country's leading retailers, including Globus, Aldi and Edeka. Globus to partner with Lieferando The Globus market in Koblenz has teamed up with local food delivery company, Lieferando, to offer its freshly cooked dishes to those in the local area. The Globus restaurant is well known in Koblenz and offers seasona...
18 November 2021
Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are the latest UK retailers to launch their Christmas adverts. These highlight the joys of celebrating Christmas with family and friends, which was a challenge in 2020. Tesco Tesco has taken a fun approach with its Christmas advert, spotlighting a woman with a ‘Nothing’s Stopping Us’ attitude this Christmas. It offers a humorous perspective to the ch...
25 October 2021
We round up some of the recent developments from Australia's food and consumer goods market, including; new vaccination policies, senior appointments, business restructures, new sustainability initiatives and innovative product ranges. 1. Leading retailers make COVID-19 vaccination compulsory Woolworths, Coles and Aldi have decided to make it a mandatory requirement for all store, DC and of...
18 October 2021
Consum’s sales increased by 13.3% in 2020, while Eroski highlighted its new commitments to become more sustainable and Grupo IFA and the Gasol Foundation extend their partnership to continue its research about childhood obesity. Finally, Aldi has expanded its partnership with Glovo to advance its last mile delivery offer. Consum’s increase sales 13.3% in 2020 Consum’s sales increased by 13.3%...
05 October 2021
Aldi Nord is partnering with Trigo Vision to test a cashierless store in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The store is expected to open at the start of 2022. Evolving the discount model This initiative follows on from last month’s, announcement from Aldi UK that it is trialling a cashierless store format that is currently open to colleagues only. It is expected to open to shoppers in the coming we...
28 September 2021
As the retailer continued to invest in its operations, Aldi UK and Ireland has reported a fall in profits in its 2020 financial year, ahead of the publication of its full accounts at Companies House. Sales rise strongly, but profits drop Aldi reported sales rose 10.2% in its 2020 financial year, to £13.5 bn, up from the 8.3% sales increase it reported in 2019. Despite the increase in sales,...
20 September 2021
Following its trademarking of ‘Shop & Go’ with the Intellectual Property Office, Aldi has launched its first check out free store. Where is the trial taking place? Aldi is trialling the new technology in a London store, the location of which has not yet been announced. How will it work? From our understanding, shoppers will use their phones to access the store via a smartphone...