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Lidl Bulgaria to open 100th store on Jan 12

Lidl Bulgaria to open 100th store on Jan 12 Photo: Lidl Bulgaria / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 9 (SeeNews) - Discount chain Lidl Bulgaria, part of Germany's Lidl Stiftung & Co, said on Thursday that it will open a new store in Sofia on January 12.

This will be the company's 100th store in the country, Lidl Bulgaria said in a press release. 

The new store, which will spread on 1,892 sq m, of which 1,100 sq m is shopping area, will open about 20 jobs, Lidl Bulgaria told SeeNews in November. Lidl Bulgaria launched the construction of its 100th store in October of last year. 

The company is planning to open at least five new stores in 2020, most of which located in the larger cities on the Black Sea coast.

In 2019 Lidl opened seven new stores in Bulgaria. The company also completed a renovation programme for 60 of its existing stores.  

Lidl entered the Bulgarian market in 2010 and currently operates stores in 47 cities in the country, employing 2,700 people.