Aldi’s nationwide expansion continues today with the opening of a new flagship store in Rathnew, Co. Wicklow creating 15 new jobs, with 13 staff members having been recruited from the local area.
Located at Village Centre, Rathnew the new store will be Aldi’s fifth store to open in Co. Wicklow.
Aldi now operates 144 stores across the country.
New Store Design
Featuring Aldi’s exciting award-winning Project Fresh layout and design, the new store boasts a large shop floor spanning 1,140m², wide aisles and hi-spec fixtures and fittings.
There are also 70 free car parking spaces available for customers.
Investment in Co. Wicklow
Aldi said that it has made a capital investment of over €26 million in Co. Wicklow to date, and as Ireland’s best paying supermarket, almost €4 million has been invested in payroll by Aldi for the Wicklow stores since 2019.
Aldi Ireland highlighted that it will spend over €10 million with its Co. Wicklow-based food and drink producers this year.
Aldi’s existing four Co. Wicklow stores are deeply involved with their local communities.
To date, the stores have donated over 25,000 meals to local charities through FoodCloud, saving the charities more than €32,000.
Four Co. Wicklow charities benefited from Aldi’s Community Grants Programme this year, each receiving a €500 bursary.
Article by Checkout Magazine.