After four years of waiting, the Aldi grocery store in Ocean Springs is finally open.
Stormy weather didn’t stop people from heading to the Aldi grocery store grand opening. Client Traceyann Vernon said: ‘I arrived at around 5 this morning.
Early risers like Traceyann were awake and eager to see all the store has to offer. “I’m interested in seeing the prices of the stuff. I heard it was really cheap. So, I came to see most of the food and stuff.
To celebrate the grand opening, the first 100 customers received a gift bag filled with samples of Aldi fan-favorite products, as well as a gift card through the Aldi Golden Ticket gift card distribution programme. Operations Manager Phil Rhodes said: “We really wanted to build support here in the local community and provide customers with lots of gift cards and special offers.”
Aldi grocery stores are looking to expand across the south. So far, they’ve opened more than 150 stores this year, including 20 in Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida and Alabama. “Gulfport, Biloxi and Ocean Springs are kind of big markets for us, so we wanted to open Ocean Springs.
The store is your one stop shop for anything you can imagine. “We have a great selection of products, a great selection of fresh meats. So we’re glad everyone is checking that out. Large selection of bread. We have an Aldi finds area in the store. This area is made up of special products that they bring out every week, customers enjoy it a lot. »