Katy improvements are part of nationwide plan
Discount grocer Aldi is continuing it’s push in the Katy area with a new store that recently opened at 5840 FM 1463 Road, in Fulshear, and a major renovation to its two area Katy stores.
The renovations are taking place at Aldi stores nationwide and have a price tag of $1.6 billion. Even though the Katy Aldi stores are relative newcomers to the Katy market, they too are being improved. Upgrades to the Fry Road store are complete and the South Mason location is currently under renovation.
The remodeled stores feature a modern design, open ceilings, natural lighting and environmentally friendly building materials – such as recycled materials, energy-saving refrigeration and LED lighting.
“With this significant investment in our stores, what we’re really doing is continuing to invest in ALDI customers,” said Jason Hart, CEO, ALDI. “We’re continuing to expand our fresh offerings, which means we need to provide more space for produce, meat, and bakery items, he added.”
Today, ALDI serves more than 40 million customers each month, which is a nearly 60 percent increase since 2013.
“ALDI customers know we stand out from our competitors for a reason: we offer high-quality, affordable food that they can feel good about serving their families,” Hart said. “Our unmatched combination of exceptional quality and everyday low prices is why we’re one of the fastest growing retailers in the US, currently operating in 35 states.”
ALDI is embarking on this significant remodel program while continuing to implement an accelerated growth plan to open 650 new stores across the US. By the end of 2018, ALDI expects to operate nearly 2,000 stores, bringing the ALDI difference to more than 45 million customers each month. As previously announced, ALDI will invest more than $3 billion to pay for land, facilities and equipment to open these new stores.
“On behalf of the more than 24,000 ALDI employees across the country, we look forward to bringing the ALDI difference to new markets, but we’re just as excited to share a new store experience with our longtime ALDI customers,” said Hart. “We’ve grown so consistently year over year because our loyal customers love to share with their friends and family that shopping at ALDI can save time and money without sacrificing quality. We’re thrilled to provide ALDI fans an even better, more welcoming store in which to shop.”