German supermarket power Lidl has announced where its first US locations will be. The stores — which are slated to open June 15 —are spread throughout the Carolinas and Virginia:
- North Carolina — Kinston, Greenville, Sanford, Rocky Mount, Winston-Salem
- South Carolina — Spartanburg, Greenville
- Virginia — Virginia Beach, Hampton
The company had previously announced the date of its first US openings, but the exact locations were not known. Lidll has established its US headquarters in Arlington, VA, and has set up regional headquarters and distribution centers in Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland.
The stores will feature a bakery located at the entrance of each store with fresh-baked bread and pastries, as well as a variety of organic and gluten-free items, including fruit, vegetables, mean, dairy and packaged food items.