Aldi 'Playing It Safe' With UK Convenience Offering, Says Analyst
Discounter Aldi's plans to expand more into the convenience market in the UK makes sense, but the retailer is still 'playing it safe' when it comes to choosing locations, a leading property analyst has said.
Richard Curry, partner in the Retail & Leisure Group at property and planning consultancy Rapleys was commenting following the announcement that Aldi sees the potential for as many as 50 smaller-format Aldi Local stores in the Greater London area.
It currently operates eight such stores.
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