Aldi is a German-based discount supermarket chain and one of the largest retail chains worldwide. The chain is split into two separate groups; Aldi Nord (North) and Aldi Süd (South), which operate independently from one another in specific regions of Germany and in separate international markets.
Aldi’s German operations consist of Aldi Nord’s 35 individual regional companies with around 2,500 stores in Northern and Eastern Germany, and Aldi Süd’s 31 regional companies with 1,600 stores in Western and Southern Germany.
Internationally, the Aldi group operates around 8,078 individual stores. Aldi Nord operates in Denmark, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Portugal, and Poland, while Aldi Süd is responsible for markets in Ireland, the UK, Hungary, Greece, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia, the United States and Australia .