Aldi is probably ahead of schedule on its plan to open some 130 stores a year according to industry observers The California entry is part of a move to open 650 new stores over a fiveyear period ending in 2018

Aldi is probably ahead of schedule on its plan to open some 130 stores a year, according to industry observers. The California entry is part of a move to open 650 new stores over a five-year period ending in 2018.

Aldi: Even bigger than you think

Aldi became a coast-to-coast operator this year when it moved into Southern California.

The entry into California is part of a major effort by Aldi to open 650 new stores over a five-year period ending in 2018 to boost its store count to approximately 2,000 — an investment that will cost the company more than $3 billion, including the cost of land, facilities and equip

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