It is why text columns in newspapers work.
The reason is in gestalt laws, the law of proximity: We perceive items placed close together as belonging together. Columns are further apart than the items within them.
Here is a nice (if old) page illustrating this: https://isle.hanover.edu/Ch05Object/Ch05ProxSim_evt.html
You could go with assumption it is quicker for users to check information right away, as it is simpler to compare products when they are next to each other.
If you have strong established practice and know your users are satisfied with existing state, you don't need to do much.
What you could to i.e.:
In a questionare / interviews / with analytics, find out ...
I'm a multi-language user (Arabic, English, French). I would share more about this topic beside what David Regev mention in his answer. From user prospective (I'm not familiar with UX)
Alignment is more convenient if following interface current language.
In this case is Left. Right will be hard to scan for LTR-only users. While most RTL or TTB script users ...