Aldi Plans To Open 100 New U.S. Shops Per Year, Kurier Reports

Aldi Group, a German retailer, plans to add 100 new outlets per year in the U.S., where it currently has 1,200 shops, Austrian newspaper Kurier reported, citing Johann Moerwald, the Aldi manager in charge of the U.S. market.

The closely held discount chain is focusing on southern states for its new stores, in particular on Florida and Texas, Moerwald told Kurier. Its outlets are currently mainly in the north-eastern area from New York to Chicago, Kurier said.

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