Lidl Grand Opening Set Wednesday in East Northport

The grocery store chain Lidl has scheduled the grand opening of its East Northport store for Wednesday. The ribbon-cutting for the new store, at 560 Larkfield Road, is set for 7:40 a.m. Lidl is partnering with the John Theissen Children’s Foundation to raise money for Read More …

Lidl to Open East Northport Store by Summer

The Best Market store at 560 Larkfield Road, East Northport will be converted into a Lidl store by this summer, the company announced Friday. It will be the ninth Lidl store on Long Island. Lidl bought the Best Market chain in November 2018 and has Read More …

Lidl to Open Jericho Turnpike Store on Dec. 18

Lidl will open its  renovated Huntington Station store on Dec. 18, the company announced Monday morning. The ribbon-cutting and grand opening will be at 7:40 a.m., and will kick off a weekend of get-them-while-you-can special offers, giveaways, and prizes for shoppers. Among the highlights of Read More …

Lidl Says All Employees Will Be Eligible for Medical Benefits

 Lidl US said Tuesday that it will provide medical benefits for all its employees in more than 70 stores regardless of the number of hours they work per week. Starting Jan.1, about 1,200 employees working part time will be eligible to buy into medical coverage Read More …

Grocery Stores Looking for Help

The arrival of Lidl, the European behemoth, is altering the grocery store landscape in Huntington.  Along with new stores that displaced or took over mainstay stores such as King Kullen, the new stores are also affecting the job market. Having entered the area through the Read More …

Report: Lidl to Raise Starting Pay for Best Market Transfers

A trade magazine reported Friday that Lidl, the supermarket chain, is raising starting pay to $15 for workers moving over from the Best Market stores. Winsight Grocery Business quoted Lidl spokesman Will Harwood as saying that Lidl had planned a starting wage of $14 per Read More …

Best Market to Close Sunday for Changeover to Lidl Store

Best Market in Huntington Station will close its doors Sunday night and reopen as a Lidl store after the new year. It’s another transition for the grocery store at 711 East Jericho Turnpike, which was previously a Waldbaum’s that was renovated to expand deli services Read More …

Stop & Shop Says It’s Evaluating Future of King Kullen Stores

Stop & Shop said Saturday it  is evaluating stores but hasn’t yet made a decision about the future of any sites, after Friday’s announcement about the company’s takeover of the King Kullen chain. “King Kullen Co. operates excellent grocery stores, and Stop & Shop is Read More …