Lidl accelerates expansion plan
Arlington, Va.,-based Lidl U.S. is planning on adding 25 stores across the eastern U.S. coast by spring 2020.
The company announced its expansion plans for Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia. The company also announced that it will close two stores, in Rockingham and Kinston, N.C., this summer.
Additionally, Lidl also plans to hold a hiring event to fill around 100 new positions at its regional headquarters and distribution center in Alamance County, North Carolina.
“We are committed to long-term growth in the United States and always strive to locate in the most convenient locations for our shoppers,” said Johannes Fieber, CEO of Lidl US. “These new stores are part of the next steps in our U.S. expansion. Over the next year, we are excited to introduce more customers to Lidl’s award-winning quality, reliably low prices, and convenient shopping experience.”