Lidl announces opening dates

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Lidl, the German supermarket chain, issued the following press release announcing grand openings for three stores in metro Atlanta, two of them in Cobb County. The Cobb stores are in Mableton and Powder Springs.

Lidl Press Release:

ARLINGTON, VA – Good news Atlanta-area shoppers!  Lidl, which was recently ranked a top 3 U.S. supermarket by Food & Wine Magazine, announced today that it would be expanding in the Peach State with three new stores.


Lidl’s new stores, which will be its first in the Atlanta area, are located in Powder Springs, Snellville and Mableton and will open over the course of four weeks, starting January 16.



A full schedule for the newly announced grand openings is below.


City, State


Opening Date

Powder Springs, GA

2641 Powder Springs Road SW

January 16

Snellville, GA

3821 Stone Mountain Hwy

January 30

Mableton, GA

4844 Floyd Road SW

February 13

Lidl US Grand Opening Events and Specials

At each of the new stores, customers will be able to take advantage of get-them-while-you-can grand opening special offers. On grand opening day, doors will open at 8 a.m., immediately following a special ribbon cutting ceremony, and the first 100 customers will be presented with a special gift card ranging from $5 to $100 each.


Shoppers can also sample an array of Lidl’s products and get a complimentary Lidl reusable bag while supplies last. The fun continues throughout grand opening weekend with games, activities, prizes, special deals, and giveaways.


Rethink Grocery Shopping

Lidl stores offer a simple and efficient approach to grocery shopping, which will mean huge savings for Lidl shoppers. When entering the Georgia stores, shoppers can also expect to experience the following:

  • Attractive, Easy-to-Shop & Newly-Built Store: The stores will be newly constructed facilities, featuring an easy-to-shop layout with six wide aisles and plentiful natural light.
  • Fresh Baked Goods: Customers will be greeted each day with the smell of Lidl’s top quality breads and pastries, which are baked fresh throughout the day.  A bakery will be located at the entrance of the stores.
  • High Quality American Products: Lidl works with thousands of American partners and suppliers. Roughly nine out of ten high quality products sold at Lidl are its exclusive private label brands, and a majority of Lidl’s everyday assortment is sourced in America by Lidl’s U.S. team.
  • Local Careers and Local Team:Lidl’s new stores bring dozens of career opportunities to the area and further deepens the strong local team Lidl has built in Georgia.
  • Award Winning Wines:  Lidl’s exclusive wine range, which is curated by Lidl’s Master of Wine, Adam Lapierre, has won more than 250 medals at prestigious wine competitions across the country. Recently, Lidl was awarded more than 40 medals for its American wines at the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest American wine competition in the world.
  • Award Winning Beers:  At the New York International Beer Competition, Lidl was named 2018 Beer Supermarket of the Year, with expert judges recognizing and awarding medals to 11 of Lidl’s exclusive beers for their quality characteristics. Among the winners was Lidl’s Brewer’s Storehouse No. 3 amber ale, which was named Amber Ale of the Year.
  • Healthy, Sustainable Choices:  Lidl is committed to offering a wide range of healthy and sustainable options. All fresh and frozen seafood in Lidl’s everyday assortment is certified by either the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), or the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Lidl’s high quality private label products also have no certified synthetic colors, added MSG or partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) containing trans fats.
  • Organic and Gluten-Free Options: Lidl carries a variety of organic and gluten-free items including organic fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy, and packaged food items, which will all be available at the lowest possible prices.
  • Lidl Surprises: Lidl offers an ever-changing selection of non-food products each week that will be in stores for a limited time. The selection will include fitness gear, small kitchen appliances, toys, and outdoor furniture, among other non-food items.
  • Store Hours: Lidl is open during prime shopping times. All three stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Sunday.