Aldi is preparing to sell its goods online in China using Australian suppliers, reports ausfoodnews.com.
The goods will be sold via Chinese Alibaba-owned e-commerce site Tmall, the website said.
Alibaba established a headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, last month (February).
Aldi Australia suppliers will play a key role in the supermarket’s online entry into China, the report said.
The announcement comes after several years of detailed feasibility studies by Aldi considering its options for entering the Chinese market, ausfoodnews.com said.