A German grocery chain that’s a cross between Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter is coming to the US — see if it’s coming to your hometown


The German grocery chain Lidl is opening its first stores in US after years of preparation.

The first 20 stores will start opening June 15 in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, the company said Wednesday.

The chain will add another 80 stores along the East Coast by the middle of next year.

Lidl (pronounced lee-dil) plans to eventually open as many as 600 stores in the US, according to a copy of a company presentation obtained by Business Insider. Lidl currently has 10,000 stores in 27 European countries.

Here’s a list of the locations for Lidl’s first stores:

North Carolina

    4050 W Vernon Ave., Kinston1800 East Fire Tower Road, Greenville3520 Raleigh Road Parkway West, Wilson3209 NC 87 South 2, Sanford]940 N Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount3315 Sides Branch Road, Winston-Salem547 US Hwy 70 West, Havelock705 US 74 Business East, Rockingham1120 South Main St., Wake Forest

South Carolina

    8180 Warren H Abernathy Hwy., Spartanburg2037 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville


    6196 Providence Road, Virginia Beach2000 W Mercury Blvd., Hampton15169 Brandy Road, Culpeper4033 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake6440 N Military Hwy, Norfolk11076 Warwick Blvd, Newport News12151 W. Broad St, Richmond5110 S. Laburnum Ave, Richmond1311 Mall Drive, North Chesterfield