Are ALDI and Trader Joe’s the same company?

Are ALDI and Trader Joe’s the same company?

Next up in our irregular series of ALDI frequently asked questions: Does ALDI own Trader Joe’s? Let’s unpack where this persistent belief even came from. On the way, we’ll also talk about all the related questions swirling around the issue of ownership, such as: How…

What is the ALDI Aisle of Shame?

What is the ALDI Aisle of Shame?

Next up in our list of ALDI FAQs: What is the ALDI Aisle of Shame (AOS)? This unofficial term isn’t ALDI corporate approved, but started popping up on Facebook sometime around 2019. You know how sometimes words and phrases start to take on a life…

Signs, signs, everywhere the signs: How to read ALDI price tags

Signs, signs, everywhere the signs: How to read ALDI price tags

Updated July 2019 to add ALDI Savers tags! For those of you who are newer to ALDI, I thought it might be useful to do a brief rundown on the different kinds of price tags you will see in store — and on how these…

Who can PRODUCE an explanation for these prices?

Who can PRODUCE an explanation for these prices?

Just a short musing on ALDI produce prices vs. grocery store produce prices today. Why? Well, I recently ran into my local non-ALDI grocery store to pick up a couple of things they had on sale, and thought I’d save myself another trip by grabbing…

Is ALDI Cheaper than Walmart? 2019 ALDI vs Walmart price comparison

Is ALDI Cheaper than Walmart? 2019 ALDI vs Walmart price comparison

Back in May of 2017 I did a price snapshot comparison between my local ALDI and Walmart stores, where I compared the prices of a number of equivalent items at the two stores in the same town on the same day. I thought it might…