· Aldi launches Six Nations rugby range to kick off the tournament
· Official RFU merchandise in England and Wales
· Available in-store from 1st February
· Available to pre-order online from 28th January
Kick off the Six Nations Championship with Aldi’s new Six Nations range, available in stores and online www.aldi.co.uk/c/specialbuys/sports-and-leisure from 28th January, days before the tournament officially starts.
Fans heading to the games can get kitted out from head to toe with Aldi’s ultimate supporter bundle, available for English, Scottish and Welsh fans alike. This Rugby Rain Jacket (£19.99), a Rugby Hoody (£14,99), complete with a handy front kangaroo pocket to keep hands toasty, a Rugby T-Shirt (£6.99) and this Rugby Beanie (£4.99) are on sale for under £47 and are embellished with the team crest logos.
Available in sizes small to XXL, this Rugby Long Sleeved Top (£12.99), featuring a classic collar and V-neck design, can be paired with this Rugby Fleece (£12.99), specially made from 100% polyester micro fleece to provide extra comfort whilst cheering on the players this Championship.
The kids’ don’t need to miss out, too, with this matching mini-me Children’s Rugby Top (£8.99) – a cotton jersey with a classic button and collar design – perfect to wear whilst supporting from the sofa. If you’re lucky enough to be watching live at the stadium, little ones can layer up with this Children’s Rugby T-Shirt (£4.99) and Children’s Rugby Hoody (£9.99) – just the thing to keep the cold at bay whilst supporting!
The full range of Aldi’s Six Nations range is available in stores and online from 1st February, available whilst stock lasts.
|RUGBY RAIN JACKET||£19.99|
|IPA SELECTION PACK||£14.99|
|RUGBY LONG SLEEVED TOP||£12.99|
|CHILDREN'S RUGBY HOODY||£9.99|
|CHILDREN'S RUGBY TOP||£8.99|
|CHILDREN'S RUGBY T-SHIRT||£4.99|
For further information, images or to request a sample, please contact the Aldi Specialbuys team on:
020 7479 0910
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Notes to editors:
Aldi is the UK’s fastest growing and fifth largest supermarket with over 750 stores and over 30,000 employees.
The company has more than doubled its market share since 2010. In the 12 weeks ended 03/12/2017, Aldi grew sales by 15.1% and has a 6.9% 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 2018 Aldi will open 70 new stores and by 2022 will operate over 1,000 stores.
The company’s current achievements and initiatives include:
· Aldi is the UK’s highest paying supermarket. Store Assistants will receive a minimum hourly rate of £8.85 nationally and £10.20 in London from 1st February 2018. This is significantly higher than the Government’s National Living Wage and also above the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended rates.
· 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 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 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.
· 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 https://www.aldi.co.uk/awards
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