That's up from the current tally of 1,600 stores across 35 states, which Aldi has quietly amassed since it first entered the U.S. in 1976. Aldi now has more than 1,600 stores across 35 states after its first foray into the United States in 1976 with a store in Iowa.
About 400 stores will be added by the end of of 2018, plus another $1.6 billion will be injected into Aldi's current locations, remodeling 1,300 of these stores. If it reaches that 2,500 store goal-which is also expected to add 25,000 domestic jobs-Aldi would be the third largest grocery store (by store count) in the U.S.
This news comes just three days before German rival Lidl will open its first store across the Atlantic. It operates more than 1,600 stores today.
"By introducing healthier checklanes and through a number of other initiatives, we are doing our part to remove temptation at checkout and stocking stores with even more nutritious options", said Jason Hart, CEO of Aldi.
The German retailer, which has already shaken up European supermarkets with its cheap prices, has revealed plans to spend an extra $3.4bn (£2.7bn) in the States.
Prime Minister's Seat: Theresa May battles for survival British politicians, including within May's own party, differ widely on what they want from the Brexit negotiating process. Asked by Andrew Marr whether he was in it for the long haul he said "look at me, I've got youth on my side".
ALDI has been disrupting the USA grocery industry by providing customers with a smarter way to shop.
Lidl is the most direct rival of Aldi in Europe and uses the same kind of grocery-focused low-price strategy, dubbed deep discount, keeping formats small and simple, while merchandising directly from shipped cartons.
Aldi said on Sunday that it will be investing $3.4 billion into the expansion, bringing its U.S. locations up 56.5% from 1,600 to 2,500 by 2022.
Aldi, whose USA division was founded by German parent company Aldi Sud in 1976, has continued to evolve its selection of products to include more fresh foods, gluten-free options and award-winning products throughout the store.
"I expect that Aldi will invest in e-commerce and duplicate their discount models online at some point in the near future", he said.
An global aid group that helps displaced Palestinians worries the Qatar crisis could negatively affect support for the Gaza Strip. The Saudi position is very clear: "Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood must leave Qatar".
With the DUP providing the Conservatives a narrow, but crucial, majority in Parliament, it could have an outsized influence. The party is now six points ahead on 45pc, its best result throughout the entire campaign. "I can still be prime minister".
They were investigating Huajian Group factories in the southern Chinese cities of Ganzhou and Dongguan. He was later questioned by police in Shenzhen, a city on the border with Hong Kong, and was released.
The spat has led to one of the worst Gulf crises in decades, with suspended flights and regional ports closed to Qatari ships. He warned that the Persian Gulf crisis is hindering US efforts to fight the Islamic State group.
As one teaching student at the University of London told VOA, "I think most of us here were against Brexit previous year ". At a press conference today, DUP leader Arlene Foster was vague about a working relationship with May's Conservatives.
May vowed to fight on, and fight on she did, striking a deal with DUP to reach the 326 seats needed for a majority in parliament. Already UK bookmakers are slashing the odds of a rival bid, with Boris Johnson once again emerging as a potential front runner.
ET, down around eight per cent from its level before OPEC and its non-OPEC allies said they were extending cuts until March 2018. Traders believe that the reduction in production of oil by OPEC member countries is one of the reasons why prices are going up.
The loss leaves France second in the group, level on points with Sweden but falling behind on goal difference. He dominated against France's formidable midfield, regularly breaking up play and using the ball smartly.
Conservative Party loyalists urged her to change her leadership style, while critics talked about her days being numbered. A poll of 1,500 Conservative Party members has found that 60% believe that Theresa May should quit as Prime Minister.
Costa has netted 58 goals in all competitions since Chelsea paid Atletico a fee of £32m for him in 2014. The 28-year-old told Cadena SER: "Signing for Atletico doesn't mean that I wouldn't be playing".
Indian PM Modi to meet US President Trump on June 25-26
The June 26 meeting will be the first between the leaders of the world's two largest democracies, home to 1.6 billion people. Trump invited Modi to Washington after the latter rang him in January to congratulate the new president on his inauguration.
US launches airstrikes against Al-Shabaab
The designation applies to active combat zones such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, parts of Libya, parts of Yemen and now Somalia. The US attack was carried out by at least one armed Reaper drone flying from a base in Djibouti, a US official said.