Aldi makes it 25 in South Australia

aldiGerman supermarket chain Aldi has opened its 25th store South Australia

The opening of its new location at Victor Harbor on Wednesday comes less than two years after the retailer opened doors in the state.

“Our growth in South Australia demonstrates that the local community has embraced the Aldi shopping experience, which offers high-quality products at permanently low prices,” said Viktor Jakupec, managing director of South Australia.

“We look forward to continuing our expansion in 2018, opening more stores to allow even more shoppers the opportunity to discover the difference Aldi can make to their wallets and their lifestyles.”

Aldi said it has served approximately ten million South Australian shoppers since February in 2016, with 30.7 per cent of local households having visited an Aldi store.

With a strong presence in metropolitan areas, Aldi said in 2018 it will focus on expanding into regional areas with store openings planned for Port Pirie, Murray Bridge and Kadina.

The German giant’s long-term expansion will see up to 50 stores developed across the state.

Earlier this week, grocery wholesaler Metcash said Aldi’s aggression in South Australia and Western Australia had impacted its supermarkets business.

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