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A Little About
History of Aldi
Aldi the cut price German discount food and assorted goods retailer with an international presence. It all started with Anna Albrecht in 1913 running a small grocery store in Essen, Germany. In 1948 her sons Karl and Theo Albrecht took over the business. They started a rapid expansion of the stores and by 1962 they had over 300 grocery shops.
The first UK Aldi store was opened in Stechford, Birmingham on the 5th April 1990.
Aldi the budget grocery chain have also been making in-roads in the United States. Since 1976 but are rapidly becoming the third largest grocery store in the US giving Walmart a run for their money.
The name Aldi comes from a merging of the founders surname Karl and Theo Albrecht and the word discount. In German Albrecht Diskont, means Albrecht’s Discount shortened to Aldi.
Shopping for Aldi’s special buys have attracted many a humorous quip, there is even a twitter account dedicated to highlighting these weird buys.
A little bird told me that Specialbuys are restocked with new and existing goods weekly on Thursday and Sunday usually in the evening. So get shopping early doors the following days.
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The most random buys on the aisles
Some of the weird and wonderful items we found on the middle aisles at a Manchester Aldi store. Situated in-between the fresh vegetables and tins of beans Aldi makes it an eventful shopping experience.
For a mere £9.99 the residents of Manchester council estates can partake in the distinguished game of croquet. Aldi Special buys Croquet sets are available for the lawns of Wythenshawe Manchester.
Need to pick up a scaffolding tower while you pop into Aldi for your bread and milk. No fear for only £69.99 you can own a Workzone Scaffold and Ladder setup for all them DIY height jobs that need doing.
If you’re in to creating your own fashion you can buy a So Crafty Dressmakers Dummy for £69.99. Hang your clothes for designing and alterations with this flexible and adjustable clothing dress makers mannequin.
These are just a little selection of the eclectic items on sale at Aldi stores and at aldi.co.uk. Aldi is well known for its Specialbuys promotions and as the saying goes when its gone its gone!