The projected growth of German supermarket chain Aldi in Queensland has been the catalyst for a second major distribution centre.
Aldi Australia and CHEP have launched a new generation reusable plastic crate Gen 3 for the fresh produce supply chain at Aldi’s Salisbury store in Brisbane.
Aldi Australia has set an August 1 launch date for its new Aldi Liquor online offering, which will provide customers on the eastern seaboard the opportunity to access the retailer's exclusive liquor range via the web.
Aldi is doing a good job in keeping their customer satisfied, according to the latest Roy Morgan Supermarket Satisfaction report.
Aldi Australia is extending its product offering by launching three prepaid mobile plans.
Aldi Australia has been recognised as Supermarket of the Year at the Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards for 2012.
Aldi is expanding itself into the South Australian and Western Australian markets.
Aldi has become the first Australian national grocery retailer to initiate a free in-store recycling service across all stores for common household batteries.
For the second year in a row, ALDI has been awarded Canstar Blue’s Supermarket of the Year 2012 for overall customer satisfaction.
Aldi has over the last two months lodged applications for another 14 liquor licences in New South Wales.
NSW consumers will be able to purchase alcohol products exclusive to Aldi for as little as 83 cents a bottle, giving rivals Coles and Woolworths a run for their money.
Aldi has called for Australian banks to prove their net costs are increasing as a result of changes to the eftpos interchange fees.
The Federal Court has recognised that ePAL's plan to change the eftpos fee model may lead to higher debit card surcharges in store.
Aldi has demanded for greater transparency in the new multi-lateral interchange fee model for eftpos transactions being introduced on 1 October 2011.
Beefing up its battle against Woolworths and Coles, Aldi will be reducing prices on a number of its products to help customers particularly at a time with rising costs of living.
In a market ruled by supermarket giants like Coles, Woolworths and Aldi, the arrival of a new mega-retailer is not exactly a David and Goliath story. It’s more of an epic battle of the Titans.
Aldi has become the first Australian supermarket to remove artificial food colouring from its entire range of exclusive brands and branded food items.
According to the 2011 Corporate Reputation Index, compiled by research consultancy AMR, JB Hi-Fi is viewed by Australians as having the best overall reputation based on strong perceptions around its products and innovation.
In response to consumer demand, Aldi has lodged a license application to sell liquor in its NSW stores.
The supermarket giant said in a statement that the committee hearing will "provide greater transparency and understanding of the milk supply chain, and the factors that drive the farm gate for Australian dairy farmers".
Research f the Asia-Pacific region by Datamonitor has revealed that almost half of consumers are choosing to shop based on where they can buy private labels.
The war between Australia’s supermarket giants continues after Coles decided to slash its Coles Brand fresh milk prices by 33 per cent.
Expected to bring ALDI’s retail footprint to a total of 11 in Canberra, the stores will be co-located with Canberra-based Supabarn in Wanniassa and Kaleen, and Coles in Chisholm.
In conjunction with Planet Ark, ALDI has launched their everyday olive oil range featuring a Carbon Reduction Label.
It may seem that "store brands" such as Woolworths Home Brand and Coles Smart Buys are ending up in shopping baskets more than ever before.
Consumer group CHOICE has called on Australia's supermarket chains to post their shelf prices online to prove that price cuts have been made to groceries.
Aldi has completed the reformulation of its exclusive branded food items which are now free of artificial food colours.
Aldi is joining the Carbon Reduction Label program in Australia. By the end of this year Aldi's everyday olive oil range will feature the Carbon Reduction Label.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has made further agreements with major supermarket operators to phase out restrictive provisions in supermarket leases.
Following Coles' announcement that it is implementing a national price policy, Woolworths announced it's reducing the shelf price of thousands of supermarket products.
From 1 February it doesn't matter where you shop, as Coles customers will pay the same price for the same product on approximately 97 per cent of groceries at Coles supermarkets across Australia.
Despite economic talk turning towards recovery, IBISWorld predicts rising interest rates and the absence of cash hand-outs will see consumers saving more than spending this Christmas.
Aldi Stores has opened its $145 million warehouse and distribution centre in Prestons, western Sydney, creating 250 new jobs in the area.
The ACT has accepted all 15 recommendations in the review into supermarket competition policy, opening the way for independent supermarket chains such as Aldi.
The agreement between ACCC and Coles and Woolworths to phase out all restrictive provisions in supermarket leases will create opportunities for smaller players such as Aldi.
Aldi is bucking industry trends with recruitment still high on the agenda as it is actively seeking graduates for its Graduate Area Manager program.
Aldi Australia has signed up to the Australian Olive Association's (AOA) Industry Code of Practice.
Country Road, Aldi and independent retailer Allspares and Bearings and were the big winners at the 2009 ARA Australian Retail Awards.
Graeme Samuel, chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said that some people need a reality check when it comes to the activities of major supermarkets.
Aldi, Country Road, Subway and L'Occitane are to battle it out for the Australian Retailer of the Year title.
Aldi is launching a TV advertising campaign starting today called 'permanently low prices'.
The popularity of Aldi among Australian consumers has seen a sharp rise according to the latest study by Heartbeat Trends.
Australian consumers are already benefiting from unit pricing at the country's largest supermarkets, said the Australian National Retailers Association.
Aldi supports the call by the Urban Local Government Association for retailers to do more to stop shopping trolleys ending up in Queensland's backstreets, waterways and public areas.
Aldi Stores has opened a $35 million state-of-the art product development and quality assurance centre at its Australian head office in Minchinbury, in western Sydney.
Aldi has announced its employees would continue to receive paid maternity leave on top of the government's planned paid parental leave scheme to be rolled out in 2011.