Lidl confirms new Garner store opening in early 2023

The new Lidl in Garner, NC is in the final stages of construction and will be opening in early 2023.

“We are putting the final touches on our Garner store and expect it to open in early 2023. As we set the grand opening date and have more to share, we will keep in close contact,” a spokesperson for the company shared with WRAL on Dec. 23, 2022.

The Garner area has been waiting patiently for the grocer to open since the first news came out in August 2021 that the store might be taking over the old Kroger location in the Garner Towne Square Shopping Center on Hwy 70.

Information about the possible Garner Lidl was first shared in August 2021 on the Garner Biz Facebook page and the Garner Towne Square August 2021 Construction Newsletter also showed Lidl as a future tenant.

We reached out to Lidl back in August 2021 for confirmation of the new store and a company spokesperson shared, “It is too early in the process to offer details on this site at this time, however we will be sure to keep in close contact with you as we have more to share in the future on sites in the Raleigh area.We look forward to continuing our expansion and serving more customers and communities.”

On July 19, 2022, a spokesperson for Brixmore Property Group, which handles the Garner Towne Square shopping center, shared the following statement with WRAL via e-mail:

“Thank you for your interest in Garner Towne Square. LIDL is currently under construction on their 30,795 square foot store. We defer to LIDL who prefers to announce their opening date.”

Once the grand opening details are announced, we’ll be sure to update this post.

Store Details

Coupon Policy: Lidl stores do not accept Manufacturer’s Coupons. They do offer store coupons on the myLidl app.

BOGO DealsWith Lidl Buy One Get One Free (BOGO) deals, one product will ring at full price and then one will be free. You have to buy both to get the sale price.

myLidl rewards: Be sure to join the Lidl rewards program to get coupons and special discounts. You can join on their app or sign up for a myLidl account online and enter your phone number at checkout.

Forms of Payment: Lidl will accept cash, credit cards, debit cards. They do not accept checks.

Bags: Bring your own bags. They do not offer free bags.


Lidl Store Details from past press release:

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 each store.

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 will be certified sustainable by either the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP), or the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC). Lidl’s high quality private label products will not have certified synthetic colors, added MSG or partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) containing trans fats.

Organic and Gluten-Free Options: Lidl will carry 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’s Top Quality Products: About 90 percent of the high quality groceries available at Lidl will be exclusive brand products. Each product on Lidl shelves will be rigorously tested to ensure that it meets our high quality standards. Several items have already won acclaim in the United States, including award-winning cheeses recognized at the 2017 Los Angeles International Dairy Competition, and a range of baby products that have earned the Parent-Tested, Parent-Approved seal of approval.

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.

Lidl operates more than 10,000 stores in 27 countries throughout Europe, offering customers the highest quality fresh produce, meat, bakery items and a wide array of household products at the lowest possible prices. Lidl first established its US headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia in June 2015. Since then, it has announced regional headquarters and distribution centers in Spotsylvania County, Virginia; Alamance County, North Carolina and Cecil County, Maryland.


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