Aldi is planning to open 900 new stores in the United States in the next four years.

The announcement comes days before its fellow German discount grocery store chain Lidl opens its first American stores.

Aldi, which first came to stateside with a store in Iowa in 1976, currently has 1,600 stores in 35 states.

In addition to its planned $3.4 billion capital investment which comes with 25,000 new jobs, the supermarket company also said it plans to spend $1.6 billion to remodel 1,300 of its existing stores by 2020, according to the company.

Aldi’s stores are smaller than traditional…