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01 Dec 2017

Go back in time with Aldi’s retro tech, part of their Gifts for Techies range. Available in stores from 30th November or to pre-order online from 23rd November, the range contains gifts to evoke the best of past decades whilst celebrating the present and ringing in the new year, but shoppers will have to be quick, as with all Specialbuys, once it’s gone, it’s gone!
This stylist DAB and FM Radio (£39.99) is available in black or white and features Bluetooth, auto time synchronisation and an LED display and backlight. With 20 pre-set stations, everyone can enjoy their favourite tunes with ease.
Adding some retro style this winter, Aldi is offering customers this Authentic 60s-style Retro Corded Home Phone (£14.99), with mechanical bell ringer and redial button, just like the original! Available in bronze, gold, cream or duck egg blue, this phone adds a touch of old Hollywood glamour to any home.
Vinyl is making a big comeback this year so Aldi are making sure that they’re customers are equipped to hear those great sounds with this fully portable Vintage Suitcase Turntable (£29.99), complete with 2 x 3w built- in dynamic stereo speakers, three speed turntable, and rechargeable battery. This stylish turntable is the perfect gift for music lovers and is available in a choice of blue, green, black or red.
Tech fans will love these Wireless Headphones (£16.99), compatible with all Bluetooth enabled devices, including iPhone and smartphones. Complete with a rechargeable battery, these headphones feature a 40mm dynamic speaker and an adjustable headband with soft cushioned ear pads. They also have a 10m operating range and can be connected to two devices simultaneously, so users can stream music and phone calls wirelessly with impressive audio clarity. Available in white, black, or trendy rose-gold.
The range is available in stores nationwide from 30th November and to pre-order online at from 23rd November but shoppers must be quick because as with all Specialbuys, once they’re gone, they’re gone!
The Gifts for Techies range is available in stores from 30th November or to pre-order online from 23rd November while stocks last
DAB & FM RADIO £39.99
For further information or images, please contact the Aldi Specialbuys team on:
020 7479 0910
Notes to editors:
Aldi is the UK’s fifth largest supermarket with over 700 stores and over 29,000 employees.
The company has more than doubled its market share since 2010. In the 12 weeks ended 05/11/2017, Aldi grew sales by 13.1% and has a 6.7% share of the market (Kantar Worldpanel data).
Aldi is attracting hundreds of thousands of new customers every year with its award-winning range of exclusive brands, passing low operating costs on to customers in the form of low prices.
In 2017 Aldi will open over 70 stores. By 2022, Aldi will operate over 1,000 stores.
The company’s current achievements and initiatives include:
           Aldi currently offers employees the highest starting pay in the sector – at least £8.53 an hour to all employees and more to those in London. This is significantly higher than the Government’s National Living Wage.
           Aldi’s investment in people was recognised at the Grocer Gold Awards, which celebrate outstanding achievement and practice across the grocery sector – Aldi was crowned ‘Employer of the Year’ 2017.
           Aldi has launched a five year partnership with the Teenage Cancer Trust – its fundraising target of £5m will go towards helping the trust to reach out to every young person with cancer in the UK. 
           Aldi was named Fresh Produce Supermarket of the Year at the FPC Fresh Awards 2017 and Supermarket of the Year at the 2016 Retail Industry Awards.
           Aldi is the highest ranked supermarket in the Institute of Customer Services’ UK Customer Satisfaction Index 2017.
           Aldi launched its eCommerce platform in January 2016, selling a range of high quality wines and Specialbuys – receiving approximately over 11,000 orders per week.
           Aldi is the official supermarket partner of Team GB, and has extended this commitment to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
           Aldi is the lowest priced supermarket in the UK and 15.2% cheaper than its nearest competitor (The Grocer 33, published 24th August 2017).
           In 2017, for the fourth consecutive year Aldi was ranked the best-performing supermarket for compliance with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice, underlining its commitment to maintaining fair, predictable and sustainable prices within its supply chain.
            Recent research from the Centre for economics and business research (Cebr) showed that the value of Aldi’s relationships with UK suppliers will increase by £2.2bn during the next five years to £6.7bn in 2022. Additionally, in 2016 Aldi supported 146,000 direct and indirect jobs in the UK and this figure is set to rise to 205,000 by 2022.   
 Full details of Aldi’s awards and achievements are detailed at
View our 'Notes to Editor'