Aldi had the highest number of US grocery store openings in 2022 and 2023

Key stat: Aldi opened more US stores in 2022 and 2023 than any other grocery chain, according to February 2024 data from JLL and RetailStat. With 87 grocery store openings in 2022 and 109 in 2023, Aldi more than doubles second-place US grocery store Publix.

Beyond the chart:

  • Aldi plans to open 800 new US stores by 2028, as part of a $9 billion expansion plan.
  • The plan also includes completing the acquisition of Winn-Dixie and Harveys Supermarket brands, many of which will be converted to Aldis starting mid-summer 2024.
  • The store expansion will reach consumers who are “more focused than ever on saving money,” according to Aldi’s press release. One-third( 33%) of shoppers have switched grocery stores to save money, per a February 2023 report by Advantage.

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  • Evaluate where grocery is expanding.

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