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Lidl GB is now the third largest supermarket in London after hitting a market share high of 9.1%, overtaking Asda.
Lidl has opened its biggest warehouse worldwide, which is worth £300m, in Luton creating over 1,000 new jobs. The German discounter said the 1.2m sq ft site in Houghton Regis, Luton, will service 150 stores and open up 1,500 new positions. The regional distribution centre (RDC) will feature solar panels that are set to generate [...]
Supermarket chain Lidl has announced its third pay increase in a year, affecting all of its 24,500 hourly-paid workers.
Lidl said it will be the first supermarket in England to make it the standard that all staff are provided with the equipment.
Tesco has won a court of appeal scrap with rivals Lidl, allowing it to argue the latter applied for a trademark claim “in bad faith”. In a judgment this week, Britain’s biggest supermarket has been “permitted to continue to argue at trial that a wordless version of Lidl’s logo was periodically filed and refiled by [...]
Lidl said it was planning to open a further 200 stores across London as soaring food costs continued to drive demand for discount supermarkets. This morning Lidl released its list of priority locations for new stores across London and the wider UK, with some 247 locations across the capital highlighted as potential sites. Lidl, which [...]
Discount supermarket chain Lidl has revealed its British arm swung to an annual loss after battling to keep a lid on prices as its costs rose “across the board”. The group reported pre-tax losses of £76 million for the year to February 28 against profits of £41.1 million the previous year as it also invested [...]
Aldi and Lidl have followed rival supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Tesco in slashing the price of milk. The budget retailers announced on Friday that they are cutting the price of their four-pint own brand bottles by 10p from £1.65 to £1.55. The change follows a similar announcement by supermarket Sainsbury’s on Thursday, with Tesco being the [...]
Profits at supermarket chain Lidl have more than quadrupled after its ambitious expansion of stores and increased customers over the year, the German retail giant said this morning. Pre-tax profits reached £41.1m in the year to February 28, surging 319 per cent from the £9.8m posted the same time last year. It also saw revenues [...]
Top supermarkets and retailers including Lidl, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s are set to shut their UK stores on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral. Major retailers B&Q and Primark will also close shops for the bank holiday to mark the Queen’s state-funeral next Monday. Some supermarkets are also working on plans to cut some of [...]
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