Lidl forms part of the Schwarz retail group, one of Europe’s leading organisations in the food retail industry.
As a discount retailer, Lidl sells food, non-food and near-food products sourced throughout global supply chains. We are responsible for ensuring access to safe, decent working conditions and labour standards for individuals employed throughout the entire value chain. Our aim is to bring about improvements through targeted interventions and meeting the strategic focus of ‘Good for Producers’.
Lidl operates over 11,200 retail stores in 32 countries across both Europe and the United States, with headquarters based in Neckarsulm, Germany. Since arriving in Great Britain in 1994, Lidl has experienced continuous growth and today employs over 26,000 people across more than 860 stores and 13 distribution centres in England, Scotland and Wales. In 2020, their market share was 5.9%.