Lidl chain store finally announces opening date in Latvia

Chain store company Lidl has announced plans to open 15 stores in Latvia on Thursday, 7 October.
Lidl will open stores in Riga, Liepaja, Ventspils, Tukums, Jelgava, Ogre, Valmiera, Jekabpils, Rezekne and Daugavpils.
Lidl stores in Latvia will be open every day 08:00 – 22:00. The festive opening ceremony will be organized at all stores at 08:00 a.m. 7 October. The store in Riga, S.Eizenšteina Street 81 will be opened by Germany’s ambassador to Latvia Christian Heldt, Latvian Minister of Welfare Gatis Eglītis, Riga mayor Mārtiņš Staķis and vice-mayor Vilnis Ķirsis.
Lidl is well-known in Europe with its successful retail trade model – simple shopping and high quality products for low prices. The company reports stores will offer internationally famous Lidl private brand products in different categories, as well as locally produced goods.
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Planning of preparation for the opening day took several years. The opening of stores is part of Lidl’s active development strategy in Latvia. This strategy has already resulted in the opening of a logistics centre worth EUR 55 million in January 2021.
Lidl has already invested more than EUR 200 million in Latvia. Aside from stores and the logistics centre, Lidl has also created new streets, roundabouts, intersections, and different improvements to local infrastructure. Lidl has also created more than 2 000 jobs in Latvia.
In parallel to the creation of a chain of stores, the company has invested in different local infrastructure objects and environmental improvement projects. Nearly 6 000 trees and bushes have been planted near stores. The total value of those bushes and trees nears EUR 400 000.
On Thursday, 7 October, Lidl will open its doors to customers at these locations:
Riga, Anniņmuižas boulevard 77;
Rīga, Anniņmuižas Street 8A;
Rīga, Augusta Deglava Street 160;
Rīga, Dzelzavas Street 75B;
Rīga, Lubānas Street 113A;
Rīga, S. Eizenšteina Street 81;
Liepāja, Ganību Street 182;
Ventspils, Kuldīgas Street 90;
Tukums, Raudas Street 17A;
Jelgava, Rīgas Street 50;
Ogre, Kalna prospect 2A;
Valmiera, Stacijas Street 8;
Jēkabpils, Ledus Street 5;
Rēzekne, Atbrīvošanas Alley 125;
Daugavpils, 18. Novembra Street 146.
The company urges people to come to the opening ceremony with respect to standing epidemiological restrictions in Latvia. To ensure compliance with Covid-19 restrictions, Lidl will monitor customers’ compliance with rules outside and inside stores. Additionally, Lidl will limit the number of customers permitted to come inside.
Retailer company Lidl, which is part of Neckarsulm-based Schwarz Group, is one of the leading food retailers in Germany and Europe. Lidl has stores in 32 countries around the world, with about 11 550 stores and more than 200 logistics centres spread across 29 countries.