Lidl will open its eighth Charlotte Area Store this month as the battle continues to gain Charlotte’s grocery market share.
Germany’s Discount Grocer will open the Steel Creek Store on April 14th at 7am on 11225 S. Tryon St. The store is open daily from 7am to 10pm.
It is one of the four stores planned in the Charlotte market. Other Lidl sites include South Boulevard, Carmel Commons and Mallard Creek Church Road. These are scheduled to open this summer.
Lidl Local market share According to the latest annual report by sales tracking company Chain Store Guide, it grew from 1.7% in 2019 to 2.3% last year and partnered with low-cost carrier Aldi, a German grocery store.
The new approximately 20,000-square-foot Lidl is less than 3.2 kilometers (2 miles) from Aldi Store, which serves residents of Steel Creek and northern York County, South Carolina.
The store will employ about 50 people, according to the company’s spokeswoman Chandler Eveyer.
Charlotte’s first Lidl opened on Monroe Road in December 2019. Last year, another store opened on Margaret Wallace Road in Matthews. Stores in other regions are located at Rock Hill, Indian Trail and Concord.
COVID safety in supermarkets
Lidl continues to invest in coronavirus safety measures.
Lidl is new as the state began relaxing COVID-19 restrictions last month Tighter mask policy All guests over the age of 2 are required to wear a face cover or face shield.
The company has Invest over $ 10 million Protective measures and policies such as installation of air filtration systems and enhanced cleaning.
Lidl will also provide vaccinated employees with a $ 200 reward to coordinate their appointments. Last year, the company expanded medical insurance to all workers, including part-time employees.
Observers have previously reported that the Charlotte area has about 200 store employees and North Carolina has more than 900 employees.
Lidl has 11,200 stores in 32 countries and employs more than 310,000 people. Lidl’s US headquarters has been in Arlington County, Virginia since 2015.
Opening of other grocery stores
The opening of Lidl is the announcement of the latest grocery store in the highly competitive Charlotte market.
Florida-based grocery store Publix is planning Open at least three more Charlotte stores: at 11525 Carmel Commons, 10 Tryon Building Located on the corner of Sharon and Colony Roads in Uptown and South Park. Construction of the Carmel Commons site is scheduled to begin in late spring.
Harris Teeter has 64 to 000 sq ft stores Fort Mill Parkway In Fort Mill, South Carolina, Rock Hill Herald previously reported.
Aldi We recently opened stores in Cornelius, Indian Land, South Carolina, and Rock Hill.
Asheville-based specialty grocery store Earth freight We’re back in areas with stores in Concord, South Park, Ballantine’s, Fort Mill, and Rock Hill. Another store will open in Davidson.
Silicon Valley online only grocery store Farmstead It opened in November on West Point Drive, north of the airport and west of Charlotte, touting competitive prices and no same-day delivery charges.
And last year Food lion Purchased 62 BI-LO and Harveys supermarkets throughout Carolinas and Georgia. The company has begun reopening stores, including York, South Carolina and Chester.