Lidl Opens New Store in Zagreb: “We’re Continuing With Extensive Expansion”

Lauren Simmonds

The wildly popular and typically cheaper retailer Lidl opened its 98th store in the Republic of Croatia yesterday, proving that it is continuing the intensive expansion of its sales network, a statement from the company said.

As Novac writes on the 14th of October, 2019, the brand new Lidl store in the Gajnice area of the Croatian capital of Zagreb has been made and designed according to a new concept of construction and design, and has a larger retail space, more spacious parking spaces, of which there are a comfortable 88, there is more natural light, higher energy efficiency and a much more attractive, modern appearance to the store.

Customers at Zagreb’s brand new Lidl outlet will have the opportunity to enjoy special deals and discounts on both the edible and non-edible range in the new store of one of the leading and most popular retail chains in the entire country.

The new Lidl store in Gajnice, in the western part of Zagreb was officially opened by store manager Ivan Marić and the regional sales manager Renata Hrvojević, and numerous customers and visitors were delighted with the modern design of the newly opened shop, according to a statement from the company, which has been operating in Croatia since 2006 and employs over 2,300 workers.

Otherwise, Lidl is part of the Schwartz retail group and is one of the leading food and retail companies present in Europe. Lidl is represented in 32 countries worldwide, it employs a massive 287,000 people and currently has approximately 10,800 stores and more than 160 distribution centres across as many as 29 countries worldwide.

According to LZ Retailytics, the Schwarz Group is the largest grocery retailer in the whole of Europe and generated revenue of 104.3 billion euros in the fiscal year of 2018.

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