Lidl Ireland Accuses Rivals Of ‘Vexatious Delaying Tactics’ To Stall Development
Lidl Ireland has issued a stinging rebuke to rivals such as Tesco Ireland and Musgrave Group, noting that ‘serial objections’ to new Lidl store developments ‘are part of a planned and sustained campaign to delay the construction or refurbishment of Lidl stores’.
Lidl was commenting following the granting of planning permission for a new outlet at Knocknacarra, in Galway – the construction of which is to start imminently.
Lidl said that at the time of the planning submission for the store, this past summer, Tesco Ireland and RGDATA (a representative group for independent retailers, including Musgrave) lodged objections.
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