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LIDL STIFTUNG & CO. KGCompany logo

Germany (DE)

OpenCorporation rating: 21.11 on 100

Ranking 2020: 512 on 602 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Retail sale in non-specialised stores with food, beverages or tobacco predominating (4711)
• Wholesale of other household goods (4649)

Company description

This company, with headquarters in Neckarsulm, Germany, is an international German discount supermarket chain that engages in the wholesale and retail trade of a variety of food and non-food products. It was founded in 1930 by a member of the Schwarz family as Lidl & Schwarz Lebensmittel-Sortimentsgrohandlung.The company is one of the largest supermarket chains in Germany and has established itself in more than 17 countries around the world. It operates approximately 5,000 stores, of which approximately 2000 are located in Germany. The company has stores in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.The company sells everything from purses and peas to produce and PCs. The stores commonly carry about 800 different items, mostly under Lidl's own brand. It is a subsidiary of the Schwarz Stiftung holding group, which also owns the store chains Handelshof and Kaufland.

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