Aldi reports record sales though increase drop

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Discount supermarket Aldi has reported record sales in a UK and Ireland for 2015 and says it will deposit £300m in store revamps, though boost have been strike by a supermarket cost war.

Sales rose 12% year-on-year to £7.7bn for a year to 31 Dec 2015.

But handling boost fell 1.8% to £255.6m that it attributed to “continued investment in prices”.

Aldi pronounced it would deposit some-more in uninformed produce, alcoholic drinks, prepared dishes and remodel 100 stores.

Chief executive Matthew Barnes pronounced a pierce was a outcome of a “listening exercise” involving some-more than 50,000 shoppers.

Expansion plans

The German-owned organisation combined that it would open 70 new stores in a UK subsequent year as partial of skeleton to boost a series of a outlets from 659 to 1,000 by 2022.

Aldi pronounced it had doubled income in only 3 years and captivated 761,000 new business in a UK. Its share of a UK grocery marketplace now stands during 6.2%.

Aldi combined that a destiny investment skeleton were unblushing by a UK’s preference to leave a EU.

The tradesman is formulation to boost a distance of a dual existent placement sites, open a new one in Cardiff and re-develop a UK conduct bureau in Warwickshire.

Mr Barnes pronounced it would continue to combine on progressing “a poignant cost advantage over the competitors”.

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