Turnover: 106 billion EUR (2020)

Country: Germany

Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd Nord are among the leading discounters on the German and international markets.

The Aldi Group has a total of 8,293 stores worldwide, including more than 4,200 in Germany.


  • The Aldi Nord Group is present in nine European countries with more than 70 decentralized regional subsidiaries: Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, etc.

  • The Aldi Süd Group has 31 regional subsidiaries.

  • The merger of the two companies was completed in 2020


USA: Aldi's largest market 20/08/2023

  • Aldi is becoming one of America's leading food retailers by acquiring the Winn-Dixie and Harveys chains, comprising around 400 supermarkets.
  • Aldi will have over 2,400 stores by the end of the year.
  • Kroger has 3,000 supermarkets and Albertsons 2,300
  • Walmart, the biggest retailer in the US, controls almost a quarter of the market.
  • Post-merger, Kroger and Albertsons should account for 18% of the US food market.
  • Aldi's sales in the USA in 2020 were €16.9 billion, compared with €17.2 billion in Germany in 2021
  • Aldi has invested $2.5 billion in expansion in the southeastern US since the 1990s
  • Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud have operated jointly in the USA since the Albrecht brothers split in 1961.

Aldi's lightning offensive against Lidl 06/09/2021

  • Lidl invests 4 billion euros to renovate its stores
  • Aldi plans to take over Leader Price, invests massively to double its market share in France
  • German hard discounter's market share has doubled in 4 years
  • Departments have been brought closer to those of supermarkets and hypermarkets

In France, the company acquired the 567 Leader Price stores from Casino for 735 million euros.

Its new "Aniko" sales concept aims to renovate its fleet and enrich its offer with organic and fresh products.

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