This German Grocery Store Could Soon Overtake The US

A German supermarket chain called Lidl could be popping up all over the east coast soon. According to Business Insider, the chain is gearing up to open in dozens of cities all the way from New Jersey down to Georgia.

The chain hasn’t disclosed exactly how many stores it plans to open but according to sources who told commercial real-estate firm CoStar, Lidl will open as many as 150 US stores by 2018.

According to local-news reports, Lidl is looking for store managers in these areas: Burlington County, New Jersey; Richmond, Virginia; Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina; Greenville, South Carolina; and Augusta, Georgia.

The chain’s US headquarters is in Arlington, Virginia, and it’s building warehouses in Cecil County, Maryland; Mebane, North Carolina; and Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Currently Lidl has 10,000 stores in 26 European countries.

Sofia Vida

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