Aldi store visits

Videos

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28/02/2022
See inside our pick for February’s store of the month, Aldi Shop&Go, London, UK. It is the retailer’s first checkout-free store in the UK.
27/08/2021
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.

Presentations

15/11/2022
See Aldi’s latest thinking on categories, private label, promotions, merchandising, fixtures, checkout solutions and in-store comms.
29/07/2022
How the discounter continues to tailor its assortment without increasing its product count to maintain its value and differentiating proposition in the US.
26/07/2022
We went in store to see how Aldi has evolved its Local format as it opened its 10th store under the banner.
07/06/2022
We look at how Aldi Nord’s ANIKo 2.0 concept in Poland is balancing in-store improvements whilst staying true to its discount roots.
24/05/2022
Discover London’s latest and greatest stores for inspiration on experiential retailing and cashierless shopping. From Aldi and Amazon to examples beyond grocery, this report also includes key stores to see in the capital for the UK’s leading grocers.
20/01/2022
Aldi UK has opened its first cashierless store in London. Shoppers gain access to the store and pay through the Aldi Shop&Go app, and pick items with no scanning needed.
04/11/2021
We recently visited several stores across Germany to review the latest development and concepts.
19/10/2021
We look at the latest in-store development from Aldi Nord in Germany, including the consolidation of its private label brands with Aldi Sud and the rise of organic products.
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.