Aldi Plans Fast Growth in Florida

SANFORD, Fla. Albertsons' and Winn-Dixie's losses in Florida have become Aldi's gain. Batavia, Ill.-based Aldi, which made its debut in the Sunshine State last week, has been able to pick up several former Albertsons and Winn-Dixie locations that have been shuttered during the last few years. Its first Florida store was built here from the ground up on an empty site, as are most of the limited-assortment

SANFORD, Fla. — Albertsons' and Winn-Dixie's losses in Florida have become Aldi's gain.

Batavia, Ill.-based Aldi, which made its debut in the Sunshine State last week, has been able to pick up several former Albertsons and Winn-Dixie locations that have been shuttered during the last few years.

Its first Florida store was built here from the ground up on an empty site, as are most of the limited-assortment operator's stores in the U.S., but many of the 25 planned Florid

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