Consumer shopping habits have changed the past few years as they search for the best values.
German company co-founded by brothers Karl and the late Theo Albrecht
More than 9,500 stores in 17 countries
4,000 stores in Germany account for two-thirds of sales
First U.S. store opened in Iowa in 1976
U.S. headquarters in Batavia, Ill.
Aldi is parent company of Trader Joe’s
SOURCE: STAFF REPORT
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Business, Pages 11 on 10/09/2011
Print Headline: Aldi Philosophy Grabs Shoppers