Aldi’s Ennistymon store has scooped the Best New Store Build award at the annual Checkout National Retail Supplier Awards.
The judging panel of retail industry experts awarded the accolade to Aldi Ennistymon in recognition of its innovative design and layout.
Featuring Aldi’s exciting new “Project Fresh” design, the store opened in April of this year. Boasting wider aisles and hi-spec fixtures and fittings, it features 40% more chiller space, a wide selection of fresh food at the front of the store and new signage that provides a more efficient and hassle-free shopping experience.
Commenting on the award win, Store Manager Declan Coyne said, “The whole Aldi Ennistymon team is delighted that our store has won a national award for its outstanding design. As an Aldi ‘Project Fresh’ store it has been developed to provide our customers with the most enjoyable shopping experience possible. Our customers’ reaction to the design has been very positive.”
The Checkout National Supplier Awards acknowledge best-in-class logistics providers, equipment manufacturers, store fitouts, utility providers, facilities management and merchandising teams – in essence, the suppliers ‘behind the scenes’ that make Ireland’s retail industry one of the most competitive in the world.
Aldi is currently engaged in a €100m new store opening programme that will see 20 new stores open between 2017 and 2019 creating 400 new jobs. Aldi is also investing €60m in revamping and refurbishing its existing stores nationwide, introducing its “Project Fresh” design and layout.