Five things you may not know about Aldi, which is upgrading its Leyland store

Its roots go back to 1913....  and a small store called '˜Albrecht' in Germany. As the chain developed, the company eventually split in two, with brothers Theo and Karl Albrecht  opening their own 'Aldi' stores (or AL-brecht DI- scount)

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 2:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 3:23 pm
An artist's impression of the new Aldi store in Leyland

It has 7,600 stores worldwide.

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