Aldi closes online liquor store
Aldi will be closing its online liquor shop for Australian shoppers citing that it wants to concentrate on its store expansion plans instead.
Aldi’s Australian online liquor website, named Aldi Liquor, was launched in August 2013. The supermarket chain however said the website will be shut down on 24 March 2016.
“With extensive expansion plans now well underway, we have made the decision to close our online liquor store as of 4pm Thursday 24 March 2016,” an Aldi spokesperson said.
“The will enable us to focus on creating the best possible in-store experience for customers, while continuing to deliver high-quality products at permanently low prices,” the spokesperson stated.
Aldi opens five new South Australian stores
Aldi’s expansion across Australia continues with five new South Australian based stores opening for business today. The stores are located at Mount Barker, St Agnes, Modbury, Noarlunga and Kilburn. Aldi revealed in 2015 that it plans to open a total of 20 stores in South Australia and 20 stores in Western Australia by the end of 2016. These stores are the first-ever Aldi stores opened in these states.