Lidl has presented its new store identity in Finland – switching colors from blue to grey, introducing wider corridors and re-located departments but also improved facilities for the staff. The new look… Read more »
Lidl was the first Danish supermarket chain to introduce contactless payments. Now it takes technology one step further and offers contactless Swipp-payments from smartphones in all their stores. ” We… Read more »
All Swedish food retailers reports new record levels for organic sales. The largest is yet Coop – while Lidl is growing most in percentage terms. “We believe that organics will continue… Read more »
Lidl Finland will test-expand its opening hours, starting in the Kirkkonummi and Seppälä Jyväskylä stores. ”Shops will only be open when customers want to do business there,” says CEO Lauri Sipponen.
The Finnish Parliament has approved a proposal to make the opening hours of shops in the retail and hairdressing salons more liberal. S Group announced immediately that they extend the hours… Read more »
The Nobel party is over. But for Lidl it has just begun. An entire marketing budget was hanging on to yesterday evening being a great success. The marketing manager Caroline Forsshéll… Read more »
(Updated with guest tweets) Lidl’s alternative Nobel banquet, named Lebon, in Stockholm seems to have been a success. 1300 guests, many of them sending out happy reviews on social media,… Read more »
How will Lidl repeat the marketing success of ”Restaurant Dill”? Now the question has an answer: A live pop-up alternative Nobel party for 1300 guests with Masterchefs and all revenues to cancer… Read more »
The discount chains are coming for the online grocery market. Lidl’s getting into the online grocery delivery business after acquiring a German service going out of business.
Jyväskylä city centre will change as big retail companies change places in the coming months or no later than next spring. For example, Hennes & Mauritz and Pentik change their… Read more »
Lidl continue to be successful in Finland. Last year, the chain made a profit of 78 million EUR. But the management chose to focus on improving the organization. “We in a… Read more »
Lidl is accelerating in Sweden – the third profitable year in a row was also the best with a 43 million result and 11 percent growth. ”We increase sales most… Read more »
Nordic Investment Bank funds Lidl in Finland and Sweden to open more stores and rebuild the existing ones with bakery and larger fruit and vegetable sections.
Ica gained most market shares in the Swedish grocery trade last year. But Lidl increased the most in percentage, and is now taking aim at the five percent limit.
S Group has seriously taken up the fight to offer Finland’s lowest food prices. In a survey of Kuluttajaliitto, The Consumers’ Union of Finland, Prisma turns out as Lidl’s main challenger.
Finland’s new government open for changes in zoning regulations how and where the different formats of the food trade may be established. “As soon as we get to see how the guidelines… Read more »
Lidl becomes more attractive for summer vacation employment in Finland. The number of applicants is increasing year by year. This year, about 30 000 applications reached Lidl Finland.
Lidl Sweden takes a new grip to strengthen its brand by releasing their own food magazine today. KÄK, meaning grub, will follow Lidl’s season campaigns to lift its Swedish labels.
Lidl, with 140 stores in Finland, has growth problems. ”If only the metropolitan area showed some realism it could be 10-15 new stores a year for the next five or… Read more »
S Group is stepping up the price war on food in Finland. Now the lower prices campaign of Prisma hypermarkets is expanded to all 453 S-Market stores. “Now we can… Read more »
Grocery sales in hypermarkets are no longer growing and for the first time in history their sales are decreasing. This is one conclusion from Nielsen’s yearly report on grocery retail and… Read more »
The newly appointed CEO of retail chain giant Kesko, Mikko Helander, says Finnish food industry and agriculture would be in for difficult times if more foreign discount supermarket chains start… Read more »
A Polish discount chain checks out the Danish market outside Aarhus with what is probably the first of several stores. ”We open this week”, says the Amber store assistant Edvinas Levinas.
Finnish supermarkets have in the recent days announced major price cuts. Now Lidl replies with price cuts from today.