ALDI reopened one store just weeks after closing the others

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ALDI is known for its low prices on off-brand items, but this summer has been a turbulent one. Since the fall of last year, the company has been dealing with shutdowns due to poor performance, staff shortages and even pest infestations – some suddenly and some temporarily. Luckily for shoppers, what’s been closed is back open.

City records show that an ALDI store northwest of downtown Chicago reopened in August after failing two inspections Block Club Chicago. The Chicago Department of Public Health found last month that there were hundreds of tiny flying insects at this location, near produce containers, in storage facilities, and on the ground near indoor dumpsters with food waste and lids not closing completely, As well as a leak in a women’s restroom, and several areas in need of cleaning among other violations.

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This is the second time this year that the venue has faced inspection issues. It also failed a health inspection in April but later followed up. However, it’s not the only ALDI store to close temporarily or permanently—even in the Windy City.

Last October a location in West Garfield Park was closed without notice to shoppers or employees. The company blamed “poor sales performance and increased spending”. [that] Keeping the store open just made it unstable,” according to block club chicagoand added that they are “proud to have served the residents of the West Garfield Park neighborhood over the past 30 years, and we thank our customers for their loyalty.”

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Then in May a shop in Memphis closed without warning after serving the locals for 15 years. It was robbed a few days before the finale, an incident ALDI said attributed to the finale. But they weren’t done—a few weeks later another Chicago location, this time in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, also closed its doors for good.

In a similar statement made regarding the closure of the West Garfield Park store, ALDI said that “our decision was based on a number of factors, including repeated thefts and declining sales. Of concern to our employees and customers.” Subject to this, keeping this store open has given all of our employees the option to continue working at one of our other ALDI locations in the immediate area, according to the local news station. ABC7 Chicago. This has eventually created a food desert, leaving shoppers in the area without a supermarket.

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It’s a situation that ALDI buyers in New York City may face towards the end of the summer. Adirondack Daily Enterprise It was recently reported that ALDI near Saranac Lake may close its doors when schools resume due to staff shortage. For now, the shop is able to remain open, but many employees are moving away or returning to school. Eat This, Not That! Have reached out to ALDI for more information on all of these closures.