ALDI, short for “Albrecht Discount”, is a discount supermarket chain based in Germany. It’s earliest roots trace back to 1913, when the Albrecht’s opened a small store in a suburb of Essen.
Aldi today, specialises in staple items such as food, beverages and other inexpensive household goods. The Aldi group operates about 8,133 individual stores worldwide. In the UK, Aldi opened its 500th store in October 2013 and now has a market share of 3.6%.