Times-Union: Discount grocers given a price check
Discount supermarkets have been beneficiaries of the ailing economy, with the German chain Aldi using the recession as the impetus for a major push into the U.S. market that will see the opening of 75 stores this year.
Some info from the ALDI web site:
Double Guarantee: ... We back every regularly stocked private label food and non-food item* with this Double Guarantee: Quality, taste and satisfaction are always DOUBLE guaranteed at ALDI. If for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with any product, we will gladly replace the product AND refund your money. ...
Frequently Asked Questions, including bring your own bags and bring a quarter (to unlock the grocery cart machine - you get the quarter back if you return the cart).