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The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Aldi plans to "reopen 30 of the 66 former Bottom Dollar stores it took over in Pennsylvania, South Jersey and northeast Ohio after past owner Delhaize Group shut Bottom Dollar last year. Five ex-Bottom Dollar stores in Philadelphia and 14 in the suburbs will reopen; 4 of Bottom Dollar's Philadelphia stores will stay shut, along with 13 in the suburbs.

According to the story, the company said it 'will continue working with' 36 ex-Bottom Dollar communities where it doesn't plan new stores 'to ensure a new transition'."
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