A new Aldi grocery store will open Thursday, May 4, in Anderson, at 624 Highway 28 Bypass. The opening will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting event.
This is the second Aldi in Anderson, the other one is at 4115 Clemson Blvd. Aldi has more than 1,600 stores in 35 states, serving more than 40 million customers each month, according to a news release.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 8:25 a.m. and the public is invited to attend. According to the release, following the ceremony, the first 100 customers will receive a golden ticket, each containing ALDI gift cards of various amounts. Customers can also tour the store, sample ALDI exclusive brand products and enter an on-site sweepstakes for a chance to win a year’s supply of ALDI produce.
Aldi said, in the release, that customer input led the grocery chain to create a “modern and convenient shopping experience” for Anderson customers. Aldi said the new store will have expanded sections, bright colors, high ceilings and environmentally-friendly building material.
Aldi is in the midst of an accelerated growth plan, and by the end of 2018, there will be nearly 2,000 Aldi stores serving 45 million customers each month from coast to coast, according to the release.