- September 27, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
- Plans 100 new stores
- To create 2,000 new jobs
- 2020 sales up 10.2%, profit down 1.2%
- Says weathering supply chain disruption
LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) – German discount supermarket group Aldi will invest 1.3 billion pounds ($1.8 billion) in Britain over the next two years, opening a new store every week to try to accelerate its rapid growth in market share, it said on Monday.
The retailer plans to open another 100 new stores in Britain, expand its logistics infrastructure, including a new distribution centre in central England, and invest in technology.
It will create more than 2,000 new British jobs next year, adding to the 7,000…