New, larger store will replace customer favourite in the Glen
ALDI is to develop a new store in the heart of Waterford City in 2024. The retailer has signed a lease on a unit at City Square Shopping Centre.
The new store, which represents an investment of €3.8m by ALDI in Waterford, will replace ALDI’s existing store in The Glen, which has been a firm favourite with Waterford shoppers for the past 15 years. The new store will be over 50% larger than the current store in The Glen, meaning there will be even more opportunity for shoppers to pick up their favourite ALDI products at the unbeatable value they’ve come to know and love.
All staff at the existing store will continue at the new location, in addition to five new roles which are being created as a result of the expansion. There will be a seamless transition from one store to the other once the City Square Shopping Centre is complete.
Before it opens, the store will receive a full makeover in line with ALDI’s award-winning Project Fresh design which allows for the products customers know and love to be found more easily, whilst browsing new ranges.
Commenting, Robbie Kavanagh, ALDI Store Manager, said: “We’re delighted to have signed the lease on our new location in the heart of the city. Over the past 15 years at The Glen, we’ve built up a strong and valued customer base, and we’ll continue to offer them the value and quality they’ve come to expect. Our expanded store team look forward to welcoming new and existing customers to our bigger and redesigned store in City Square Shopping Centre when we open in 2024.”
Wm Neville Investment Properties who acquired the City Square Shopping Centre last year wish to extend a huge welcome to ALDI by saying: “The new store which comprises of 20,000 square feet with direct access from the mall will provide shoppers in the heart of the city with even more value and choice. We are looking forward to welcoming new and existing customers to a bigger and redesigned ALDI store in City Square Shopping Centre when they open in 2024.”
ALDI expects to open the new City Square Centre store in early summer 2024, and the store in the Glen will continue to operate up to and including the previous day.
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