Aldi announced earlier this month that it now accepts contactless payment options, including Apple Pay and Android Pay. This is the second major payment change by the grocer in the last two years; in March 2016, Aldi began accepting credit cards. Now you can add compatible smartphones and other contactless methods to that list.
The company’s full press release is below.
ALDI Makes Grocery Shopping Faster and Easier with Contactless Payment
Batavia, Ill., Sept. 21, 2017 – Committed to making grocery shopping smart, fast and easy, ALDI now
accepts Apple Pay, Android Pay and all other forms of contactless payment. ALDI, known for its superspeedy
checkout process, will offer the new payment option at all of its nearly 1,700 stores nationwide.
“We’re continually innovating to provide our customers a faster, more efficient shopping experience that
saves them time and money,” said Jason Hart, CEO of ALDI. “Shoppers love ALDI because we build and run
stores they can shop quickly. Contactless payment makes shopping at ALDI that much faster and more
Shoppers can pay for their groceries by tapping their contactless-enabled bank card, smartphone or
other wearable device on a payment terminal. Contactless payments are safe and secure, and have the
same protection as making a payment with your PIN.
Today’s announcement is the latest action by ALDI to make grocery shopping and saving as convenient
and efficient as possible. ALDI most recently announced a pilot partnership with Instacart, a grocery
delivery service that brings your favorite ALDI products and fresh offerings to your door in as little as an