Lidl Celebrates Grand Opening Of First Food Market In Charlotte On December 4th

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (News Release) — Lidl announced it will open its newest store in North Carolina on Wednesday, December 4, at 8:00 a.m. The new Lidl food market is located at 9318 Monroe Road in Charlotte.

The ribbon cutting event, which will begin at 7:40 a.m., will kick off a weekend of get-them-while-you-can special offers, giveaways, and prizes for shoppers. The store will be Lidl’s first in Charlotte and seventh in the area, and will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Sunday.

On top of the special offers during the grand opening, shoppers will enjoy reliably low prices and can expect to see a price-cutting effect at other stores in the region. A study from the University of North Carolina found that grocery stores located near Lidl food markets dropped their prices for individual products by as much as 55 percent.

“I am excited to be part of this Charlotte community and to have the opportunity to introduce Lidl to new customers, as well as serve our loyal customer base,” said Charlotte Store Manager Derek Fernandez. “We want to be the number one shopping destination for customers in Charlotte and look forward to opening in December.”

Grand Opening Event Details

Customers will be able to take advantage of get-them-while-you-can grand opening special offers at the new Charlotte store. It will include the following:

The first 100 customers will be presented with a special gift card ranging from $5 to $100 each.
Shoppers can get free samples of an array of Lidl’s products and a complimentary Lidl reusable bag while supplies last.

Games, activities, prizes, special deals and giveaways throughout grand opening weekend.

Rethink Grocery Shopping

Lidl has been repeatedly recognized for its shopping experience. Food & Wine magazine recently ranked Lidl a Top 3 U.S. Supermarket – ahead of retailers like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. Lidl has also won more than 500 U.S. awards for its exclusive products.

When entering the Charlotte store, shoppers can also expect to experience the following:

World-Class Shopping Experience:

Shoppers will save time and money each week with Lidl’s award-winning assortment and low Lidl prices.
The Charlotte food market will be a new and beautiful store with an easy-to-shop layout that will mean a faster and more convenient shop for customers. The U.S. EPA has recognized Lidl stores for their environmentally-friendly designs.

Quality Without Question:
Healthy, responsible choices, including hundreds of organic and gluten free products.
American products – the majority of the high quality products in Lidl’s assortment are proudly sourced in the U.S.
Unique, European specialty items ranging from hard-to-find cheeses to authentic specialty sauces, cured meats, beer, wine and more.
Award winning foods– Lidl’s private label products have won more than 500 awards and counting!
The Lidl Love it Guarantee– A logo that guarantees customer satisfaction; shoppers love the product they buy – or they are entitled to a refund, and a replacement.

Surprise and Delight:
Lidl offers an ever-changing selection of food and non-food specials brought in each Wednesday for a limited time, keeping the shopping experience exciting and new. The rotating non-food selection will include fitness gear, small kitchen appliances, toys, outdoor furniture, and more.

Committed to Fresh:
Lidl produce is brought in fresh each day and features more than 100 high quality fresh fruit and vegetable options at low Lidl prices.
All Lidl flowers are guaranteed fresh and beautiful for five days at a minimum, with roses and lilies guaranteed for seven.
Shoppers love Lidl’s fresh bakery, which will be located at the entrance of the Charlotte food market.

Focused On Our People:
Lidl offers wages and benefits for our team that are above the industry standard in every market in which it operates.
Lidl recently announced it would expand healthcare coverage to all workers starting in January 2020, including those working part-time, regardless of the number of hours worked.