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ALDI opens today in Greer

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Thursday, October 29, 2015

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Leland Martin was the first customer at ALDI, at 1050 W. Hampton Blvd. He bought sweet potatoes and pork chops.
 

Scott Stevens

Leland Martin was the first customer at ALDI, at 1050 W. Hampton Blvd. He bought sweet potatoes and pork chops.

 



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Early shoppers took advantage of ALDI first-day deals.
 
 

Scott Stevens

Early shoppers took advantage of ALDI first-day deals.
 

 



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The line formed completely outside the front perimeter before doors opened.
 

Scott Stevens

The line formed completely outside the front perimeter before doors opened.

 



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Man's best friend was curious to see what all the excitement was about.
 
 

Scott Stevens

Man's best friend was curious to see what all the excitement was about.

 

 



ALDI opened in Greer today at 8:45 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1050 W. Wade Hampton Blvd.

The first 100 shoppers received a golden ticket, each offering store gift certificates of various amounts, promotions and free samplings.

The earliest shopper in line arrived at 4:15 a.m.

Skip Davenport, who had his D&D Motors building where Aldi now stands, joked,  "I wish we had a big line like this when the car lot was here."

Read more about ALDI here.

 

 

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