Aldi to plough record £1.3bn investment into UK as profits surge

Aldi logo 1

Aldi has pledged to invest £1.3bn into upgraded stores and distribution centres over the next two years after it saw record sales figures last year.

In its annual trading update, Aldi reported a 49% increase in pre-tax profits to £271.5m in the year to December 31.

Sales also rose 8.3% to £12.3bn due to an influx of new shoppers, up 6% to 17.6 million in the same year.

Subscription content

Please sign in now if you have a subscription or are already registered with us.

Retail Week

Register for free to continue reading provides premium, in-depth intelligence that helps retailers judge risks, spot opportunities and identify what they need to do to win in the digital economy.

Register today for a taste of our high-quality intelligence and enjoy:

  • Two free article views per calendar month on
  • Detailed analysis of current trends and events 
  • Exclusive newsletters
  • In-depth reports, videos, interviews and much more

Discover Retail Week register now

Please note, if you have recently purchased a subscription, it may take a few minutes before your account is updated.