The supermarket has seen huge demand for its Special Buy egg chair retailing at £149.99. According to the Liverpool Echo as many 35,000 people were stuck in a virtual queue at 8.10am. Those attempting to browse Aldi’s website were greeted with a notification warning of huge delays.
Shoppers were given wait times of around an hour to gain access to the supermarkets’ website.
Due to high demand Aldi even restricted stock of the chair to one item per customer.
The hanging egg chair is an online exclusive and received hundreds of positive reviews online.
One customer said: “Very good quality and bargain at that price.”
Another commented: “FINALLY managed to secure one of these as I was up and about through the night.”
A third said: “Love the price. Love the colour. Love the fabric. Love the quality.”
Another added: “Put it together in less than 20mins and I’m impressed with the quality, plus it looks great”
But some customers were left disappointed when they failed to bag themselves a chair.
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A note on Aldi’s website said: “Our Egg Chairs have now sold out. We are sorry if you missed out this time, but please check back soon – more stock will be added over the coming weeks.
“Please note – during busy times order confirmation emails may take a few hours to arrive in your inbox.”
Aldi has confirmed that more stock will be available soon.
They added: “Don’t worry, there’s more stock arriving in the coming weeks.
“Subscribe to our emails to be notified when the Egg Chair is back on sale.”
You can sign up to be notified when the hanging egg chair is back in stock here.
Additional reporting Elle May Rice.