O’Fallon Aldi to be closed five weeks for remodeling

Area shoppers will have to make alternate plans for over a month while the Aldi in O’Fallon temporarily closes it’s doors. The store, located at 1635 West U.S. Highway 50, will be undergoing renovations.

Aldi officials confirmed that the store would be closed for five weeks, beginning on October 8, and that they would reopen to the public on November 13.

The grocery, owned by the Albrecht family, is known for it’s deep discounts and exclusive brands. They have grown considerably since it’s beginning in Germany in 1961, and first United States store in 1976. It’s estimated that by 2018, there will be 2,000 stores across the U.S.

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