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25th Jul 2012

Aldi Launches Budget School Uniforms for Cash Strapped Families

The supermarket giant has launched a range of uniforms for €5 to help families deal with back to school expenses.

Aldi has launched a school uniform range for just €5 to help families with overwhelming back to school expenses.

The budget supermarket is selling primary school uniforms for boys and girls for under a fiver.

Niall O’Connor, Aldi Ireland’s Group Buying Director “Back-to-school time can be a particularly costly time for many Irish families.  We understand the financial pressures that many parents are under, so we are pleased to offer our customers a primary school uniform for just€5.  No compromise has been made on quality.”

A pair of trousers or a pleaded skirt will set you back €2 and white polo shirts are two for €1.25.

A school jumper costs €1.75.

The range comes in grey, black, navy, white and blue and will accommodate for children between four and eleven.

Aldi’s school uniforms are under a fiver

The range is available in Aldi supermarkets nationwide.

In addition to the uniforms, Aldi launched an extensive back to school range including scuff resistant school shoes, padded jackets, knitted V-neck jumpers, short sleeve shirts, sports trainers, boys’ / girls’ PE shorts, backpacks, pencil cases, pencils, highlighters and ballpoint pens.

A survey conducted in The Irish Examiner in 2011 concluded that Irish parents spend an average €400 per child before the new school year in September.