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Lidl to open in Chesapeake on July 13

Posted at 4:20 PM, Jul 12, 2017

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The newest Lidl location will open at 4033 Portsmouth Blvd. in Chesapeake Thursday at 8 a.m.

The German retailer opened 10 stores stateside on June 15, with two in Hampton and Virginia Beach.

There will be a grand opening celebration, where the first 100 customers will receive a Lidl gift card.

The first modern Lidl store opened in 1973 in Ludwigshafen, an industrial city 25 miles south of Frankfurt, with three employees. During the 1990s the company branched outside of Germany and expanded all across Europe within a few years.

What: Grand opening of Lidl

When: Thursday, July 13 at 8 a.m.

Where: 4033 Portsmouth Blvd., Chesapeake, Va. 23321

Related: International grocery store Lidl opens in Hampton Roads