No-frills grocer Aldi opens in Mount
Charleston Post CourierNo-frills grocer Aldi opens in Mount Pleasant; Sephora coming to Citadel MallCharleston Post CourierAldi, which is short for Albrecht Discount, is an international chain started by Germany's Albrecht family. The company split into two parts — Aldi Nord and Aldi Sud — in 1960 when founders and brothers Karl and Theo Albrecht disagreed on selling ...and more »
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 12:51 pm
Aldi runder 40 år i Danmark - Dansk
Dansk Handelsblad (abonnement)Aldi runder 40 år i DanmarkDansk Handelsblad (abonnement)Tilbage i 1960 havde de delt kæden mellem sig, og det blev Aldi Nord med Theo Albrecht i spidsen, der udså Danmark til at være et af de første nye Aldi-lande, da den senere så internationale discountgigant begyndte at ekspandere i 1970'erne. Theo ...
Posted on 27 February 2017 | 11:03 pm
Aldi-Streit: Theo Albrecht junior sieht
STERNAldi-Streit: Theo Albrecht junior sieht Konzern-Imperium gefährdet ...STERNDer Familienstreit bei Aldi Nord spitzt sich offenbar weiter zu. Wie die "Bild am Sonntag" (Bams) berichtet, befürchtet Aldi-Erbe Theo Albrecht junior massiven ...and more »
Posted on 26 February 2017 | 1:51 am
Quellen des Reichtums – die Familie
Die FreiheitsliebeQuellen des Reichtums – die Familie AlbrechtDie FreiheitsliebeDie Familie Theo Albrecht jr. („Aldi Nord“) besitzt mehr als 17 Milliarden Euro. Wie kam die Familie Albrecht zu ihrem Reichtum? Durch harte Arbeit! So sagen sie es selbst – und so stimmt es auch. Allerdings nicht durch die eigene Arbeit, sondern durch ...
Posted on 25 February 2017 | 10:39 am
If You Thought Trader Joe's Was Cheap, Check
TheStreet.comIf You Thought Trader Joe's Was Cheap, Check Out Aldi and LidlTheStreet.comBoth Aldi and Lidl are based in Germany and are among the world's largest privately owned companies. Founded in 1913 by brothers Karl and Theo Albrecht, Aldi was later was split into two parts, Aldi Nord and Aldi Süd. Aldi Nord is the owner of Trader ...
Posted on 7 February 2017 | 9:14 am
10 things to know about Aldi: Cart fees,
Both companies operate in the United States. Aldi Sud is called Aldi and Aldi Nord is called Trader Joe's. • Theo Albrecht was kidnapped in 1971. He was held for 17 days until a ransom of around $2 million was paid for his release. His kidnappers were ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 11:43 am
Aldi: a history of the low-cost supermarket
Since it was founded, Aldi and the Albrecht family have been notoriously private. The reasons for this can been traced back to 1971, when Theo Albrecht was kidnapped for 17 days. A ransom of $3m was paid to release Theo, who is then understood to have gone ...
Posted on 29 September 2013 | 4:52 pm
Secretive Aldi family announce death of main
His wife said in the notice: 'Berthold Albrecht was a very loving and extremely generous human being, an exemplary husband and father. Father-of-five Berthold was the son of Theo Albrecht Snr, a devout Catholic who was one of Germany’s richest men when ...
Posted on 6 December 2012 | 11:34 pm
Theo Albrecht, expanded Trader Joe's, dies
Theo Albrecht, a reclusive German billionaire who made his fortune ... was firmly rooted in the Albrechts' penny-pinching ways. Aldi - an abbreviation of Albrecht Discount - has become something of a legend among retailers for its devotion to cost-cutting ...
Posted on 29 July 2010 | 10:00 am
Theo Albrecht, 88, dies; started Aldi food
Theo Albrecht, 88, a reclusive German billionaire who made his fortune building a discount-food business empire in Europe before buying and expanding the Trader Joe's grocery chain in the United States, died July 24 in his home town of Essen, Germany.
Posted on 28 July 2010 | 10:00 am