WE love Aldi – but did you know that there are secret sales online and you can get up to 75% off?
The Sun spoke to store manager Nash Varsani for bargain supermarket tips.
The Little Venice store manager has worked for Aldi since 1997 and knows the supermarket chain inside and out.
Below, he shares his insider to make the most of a visit to one of the UK’s lowest priced supermarkets.
SHOP WHEN QUIET
Nash says there’s a good opportunity to shop, making the visit less stressful.
“If you are looking for a quieter time to shop, Aldi stores are usually the least busy in the evenings from 7pm to 10pm.
“Mid-morning to mid-afternoon, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., is usually our busiest time, so schedule a visit if you can be flexible with your shopping hours.”
Want to do your Christmas grocery shopping as comfortably as possible? We’ve rounded up the quietest times to shop during this festive period for stores including Asda, Tesco and of course, Aldi.
SELLING SECRETS FOR BARGAIN SPECIAL PURCHASES
To get a bargain, Nash says you need to know this insider tip.
“Our legendary Aldi special buyers are always in demand and often sell out quickly.
“One thing many shoppers don’t know is that we have a ‘Secret Sale’ section on our website where they can find Special Buyers that are no longer sold in stores – and they even even cheaper.”
You might want to buy a Specialbuy stroller while you’re at it – the supermarket has created a longer version so shoppers can shop for mid aisle bargains more easily.
JOIN THE ALDI FAN CLUB
If you’re not a member of the Aldi fan club, Nash suggests that you could actually benefit from doing so.
“There are thousands of passionate Aldi fans across the country. The Aldi Shoppers UK Facebook page brings many of them together to discuss their top tips and favorite products at Aldi.
“It’s worth subscribing to the group if you’re on Facebook to see the latest news and discussions on all things Aldi-related, including exciting new products coming soon.”
You can also sign up for other bargain hunting Facebook groups like Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK.
Aldi deals often appear in groups like this, such as this shopper who shared their massive furniture sale from a discount grocer.
WHERE TO FIND CASH PRIZES
Remember to keep your receipts at Aldi – it could give you a chance to win free cash vouchers to spend at the store.
Nash said: “If you like Aldi, then you have to let us know.
“Customers sometimes don’t realize this, but having a code on every receipt gives them a chance to win a £100 Aldi voucher.
“All you need to do is leave some feedback on our website and you’re in with a shout of victory – and £100 has gone a long way at Aldi!”
LEARN RED TEMPERS
You may have heard of foods with yellow stickers – which can save you up to 75% on products near their expiry date – but Aldi puts red stickers on foods the company wants to change. fast.
You should hunt down the discounted aisles for these red-labeled bargains to earn your gift for less.
“One of the first jobs of my store team when we open each morning is to discount any product on the last day of its shelf life. We put big red stickers on them so they are easy to spot.
“The discounts are sizable – 30% early in the day and then 75% closer to closing time – so finding these is a great way to save even more money in store. your.”
AHEAD PLAN FOR XMAS
It goes without saying that planning is key to making your Christmas shopping a lot easier.
At the store, Nash said, he’s seen his customers start shopping well before the big day.
“At this time of year, we start to see the most frugal shoppers buy their Christmas items for a number of weeks or months.
“It can help cut costs through a few paychecks. A lot of our customers start buying longer-lasting products like frozen foods, drinks and Christmas puddings ahead of time to save money. offload when it comes to the last Christmas store.”
FRESH FESTIVAL FOOD
Supermarkets often reduce the price of Christmas vegetables before the big day to entice customers to shop at their stores.
This year, Lidl was the first supermarket to cut the price of vegetables to 19p – but Aldi will also cut costs.
“When it comes to shopping for the last of the festivities, our Super 6 offer has been extended to Christmas veggies from Thursday 16 December through Friday 24 December. , where customers can complete their Christmas dinner with Brussels sprouts, turnips, potatoes, cabbage and just 19p each – no compromise on quality.
“Don’t forget the main event for your Christmas dinner – in store from Sunday 19 December, our range of whole turkeys and whole turkeys raised in English style, really delivers quality. top quality at unbeatable value.”
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