Wow - Aldi's profits just grew 65%. These charts show its amazing growth

Aldi’s annual results, which were released today, show a huge rise in middle class shoppers switching to the store.

Sales at the UK arm of the German chain rose from £3.89bn in 2012 to £5.27bn in 2013 – a record for the discounter. Profits were up a whopping 65% to £260.9m.

Here is Aldi’s rapid rise, in charts:

1. Aldi’s market share increased nearly 30% in just a year, leaving the other supermarkets far behind

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2. Sales have shot up

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3. It will be opening 54 new stores this year

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4. Compared to Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco, spend in Aldi is small, but growing

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5. It has nearly 5% of the UK grocery market

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6. Its pre-tax profits are rocketing

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  • We must remember our Economy thrives with Corporate profit. Aldi's and Lidl's profits all goes to Germany's Economy. Despite their problems keep with the British supermarkets - Our Country Needs You!

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