Aldi store in Garner sets January opening date

Aldi store in Garner sets January opening date


Staff Writer-Triangle Business Journal
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The Aldi discount grocery store chain has set a Jan. 22 opening date for its newest Triangle store in Garner.

The 17,000-square-foot store is located at 750 Timber Dr. at the intersection of Aversboro Road in Garner. It is across the road from the Lowes Foods-anchoredShops at Timber Landing shopping center.

Aldi currently has seven other locations in the Triangle, and late 2013 opened its first location in Moore County with a store in Aberdeen.

The store will be hosting a grand opening event at 9 a.m. on Jan. 22 with the first 100 shoppers receiving a “golden ticket” with Aldi gift certificates of various amounts.

The Germany-based retail company had announced in December 2013 that it would accelerate its expansion in the U.S. with plans to open will 650 new U.S. locations by 2018, increasing its store count by 50 percent as it expands across the nation.

Aldi currently has nearly 1,400 stores in 32 states.

Amanda Jones Hoyle covers commercial and residential real estate. Follow her on Twitter @TBJrealestate

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