The front page of this week's SN carries a major news feature about one of the largest food retailers in the world, and also the one that perhaps is least known of any such retailers operating in the United States. This little-known retailer drives sales in this nation of more than $2 billion annually, with about 500 stores. Worldwide, the company has about 4,000 stores generating sales in excess of $18 billion.
What is it? It's the German operator Aldi. The company entered the United