Aldi Corporate Office

Aldi Corporate Office Address

Aldi US
1200 N Kirk Rd
Batavia, IL 60510

Contact Aldi

Phone Number: (630) 879-8100
Fax Number: (630) 879-8114
Website: http://www.aldi.us
Email: Email Aldi


CEO: Chuck Youngstrom
CFO: Terry Pfortmiller
COO: Ken Moyner

Aldi History

Aldi can trace its roots back to Karl and Theo Albrecht’s mother who opened a small store near Essen.  The Albrecht brothers took over the business in 1946.  By 1950, they had 13 stores.

In 1960, the brothers split the chain over an argument on whether they should sell cigarettes at the checkout.  They owned 300 stores at the time.

In 1962, the name Aldi was adopted which is short for Albrecht-Diskount.

The company expanded internationally in the 1970s and 80s.  The first US location was opened in 1976.

In 1993, the Albrecht brothers retired and donated most of their wealth to charitable foundations.

Today, Aldi is one of the largest discount supermarket chains in the world.  There are currently over 9,200 locations worldwide.  1200 of those are US locations.  The company operates as two divisions: Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud.

Aldi Einkauf GmbH & Co. oHG Worldwide Headquarters

Eckenbergstrasse 16
Essen, 45307 DEU
Phone: +49-201-8593-0
Fax: +49-201-8593-319

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Nancy Smith November 24, 2014 at 10:38 am

I went into the store before around 11am after church yesterday and was helped by a African American cashier that I never seen before at the Plano K Ave store. I later had to bring my mother back to shop at 7pm and the same cashier was there and checked us out she was just as pleasant And cordial as she was with me earlier. My mother did not like going to Aldis because she thinks the customer service is lousy and the cashiers are rude but she was thoroughly impressed with the new cashier and wants to go back now. Thank you Aldi for finally hiring a decent cashier who doesn’t throw my mothers groceries in the cart.


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