Lidl expands presence in U.S. market

ARLINGTON, Va. — German Discount grocer Lidl and Best Market announced earlier this month an agreement in which Lidl will acquire 27 Best Market stores in New York and New Jersey, widening its reach into the U.S. market. The move allows Lidl to offer customers in the region a supermarket experience recently ranked among the

Lidl’s impact on U.S. market eyed

NEW YORK — Lidl failed to maintain early gains in market share following its U.S. launch last year, according to a new report from Catalina. The report examined the competitive impact of Lidl’s first 30 U.S. stores, which began opening in June 2017 in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. An analysis of data from

Lidl changes leadership in U.S.

Lidl changes leadership in U.S.

ARLINGTON, Va. — Lidl has changed the leadership of its U.S. division, in a move that suggests that the retailer’s debut in the market has not gone as planned. According to a report in the German trade publication Lebensmittel Zeitung, Lidl has replaced Daniel Marasch as the head of U.S. operations. Michael Aranda, the former

Lidl expanding into Alabama

Lidl expanding into Alabama

DECATUR, Ala. — Alabama is the next stop in the expansion drive for Lidl, the German discount grocer that made its U.S. debut in June with the opening of stores in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The company’s Lidl US division plans to add a store in Decatur, Ala., which is located in the

Lidl set to open more U.S. units

ARLINGTON, Va. — Lidl announced plans for a second round of U.S. store openings, with grand-opening ceremonies on July 13 at two stores in North Carolina and two in Virginia. The company also announced plans for its fourth distribution center and regional headquarters, in Cartersville, Ga., about 40 miles northwest of Atlanta. Previous centers were