European discount grocery giant Aldi plans major US expansion

June 16, 2017 03:54PM

Having been at the forefront of the discount grocery boom in Europe, German chain Aldi announced plans this week to open almost 900 new stores and refurbish hundreds more within the U.S., according to the Wall Street Journal. Aldi said it expects to have a total of 2,500 U.S. locations by 2022. [Wall Street Journal]