Lidl Portugal Invests €11m In Two New Stores

By Dayeeta Das
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  • Lidl Portugal has opened a new store in Sintra–Mem Martins, following an investment of €5 million.

    Lidl Portugal invested in both the construction of the store as well as the re-paving of the surrounding streets.

    The Sintra–Mem Martins store has a sales area of ​​around 1,300 square metres with wider aisles, a higher ceiling, and a glass façade.

    Other highlights of the store include a bakery section with a bread-cutting machine; a natural orange juice machine; and an area for cutting cod and roast chicken.

    The new store also features six quick-payment checkouts.


    From a sustainability point of view, the store is equipped with LED lighting and solar panels, while the car park features two electric vehicle charging stations.

    Lidl Portugal has recruited 21 new employees for the store, who will also have access to training and  career opportunities within the company.

    It is Lidl's 14th store in the municipality and employs a total of 36 staff members.

    Store In Vieira de Leiria

    Elsewhere, the discounter has invested around €6 million in its new store in the city of Vieira de Leiria, in the Leiria District of Portugal.


    The outlet has created 17 new jobs and integrated 12 from other stores, bringing its total number of employees to 29.

    The store has a sales area of 1,300 square metres and offers the same facilities as its counterpart in Sintra–Mem Martins.

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