I have heard a rumour that some of the rumours doing the rounds are nothing but rumours. Im sorry to burst most peoples high expectations about LIDL Cyprus, but considering it is a franchaise form Greece as is Carrefour you can bet the prices are a lot higher than other EU states. But the cost of some goods here is far too high, even given it's a tiny island. Of course large cavernous type stores like Primark Manchester or Liverpool you can nearly spend ALL day in I know cause apart from lunch I did it along with two friends :roll: Could still be doing the rounds then, Discount 10 for toiletries, chocolate etc., local fruit and veg markets/ butchers and a supermarket if absolutely necessary. They probably did their research, could see how much the public were being ripped off in Cyprus and decided to have a go. LIDL: complete list of store locations, store hours and holiday hours in all states Subscribe to our newsletter. :? Shame I will be in the UK.......... 1.5 lirte coke-1.50 That said, I welcome the arrival of LIDL as a wake-up call to any arrogant retailer who thinks the public owes them a living at whatever price they choose to charge. Checking out one of the office staff jobs its asks for english and german speaking, no greek needed it seems. It’s more than 500 of them – and they make Lidl Cyprus special every day! 5kg spuds 1.50 After all that does any one know when it's opening???? 1 salaries for 1 jobs at Lidl in Cyprus. Fruit and Veg is so unpredictable too, over 3 euros for a kilo of cucumbers......and the same for tomatos. According to latest information, the German chain that hopes to significantly alter the map of Cyprus retailer will open 10 stores on October 10, 2010 Time 10am. Since 1994, when Lidl first came to the UK, there has been a fast rise in the amount of stores and is now more than 400 stores, and there are still plenty more to come. Did,nt the staff of Lidl UK always get paid more than say Tescos as they had to remember all prices? Bun fight!!!!! The Lidl brand was founded in Germany and has grown a great deal to become one of Europe's leading food retailers. Lidl are not linked to Aldi. 1.5 litre different pop drinks-o.60c I was glad that we now have paper recycling in Cyprus, since there have been a vast number of advertising brochures recently. Steve. Tricky one this, I've been over charged so many times at various supermarkets for my veg , I just can't manage lots of little shops with a baby, there isn't time. :lol: :lol: :lol: Half of us cannot even write in English lol! It did so at the hands of...Lidl. 10 Χρόνια αποδεικνύουμε ότι η ποιότητα δεν είναι προνόμιο των λίγων. A new environmentally friendly A/C system and new refrigeration units running on propane R-290 have been installed at the main Lidl Warehouse in Aradippou, where the company’s products are kept in state-of-the-art fridges, at the proper temperature, ensuring their quality and maintaining a stable cold chain at every stage. I would,nt go near Primark when it first opened now its the first shop I go too, alongside Peacocks Matalan etc etc. I think their advertising campaign has started. Why would a company, especially a v. large German company, bend to local (cartel) pressure? They have yet to decide which languages to use for the product details. We'd love to hear what you think about us. The simple truth in a free market is that you will gain and retain the reputation you deserve through your pricing structure and customer service. In general, most places have good customer service, everyone is entitled to an off day. I think that's why Carrefour and Orphanides produce bi-lingual promotional material to reach by Greek and English speaking members of the community. :clap: \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ ^^ :-):-) :money: Now the next big question is.... "When's Tescos opening??" :lol: What a long thread - all about a shop that isn't open yet! HTH well done lidl you could not have done it better no advertising campaign but everyone cant wait to come and buy your washing up liquid to save 5 cents wow you need to give the person a bonus who thought of this maybe some free washing up liquid and people still moving to cyprus well this is the excitement for 2010 what will it be next year lets have a laugh who can come up with the best i cant believe it am even intrigued. Cheers харесвания.Το επίσημο Facebook προφίλ της Lidl Κύπρου - Τhe official Lidl Cyprus Facebook page LIDLS FLOODLIGHTS! :D. It will be different branded produce that Lidl sells.How can the others dictate their prices? As i like Lidls, If so can anyone tell me where it is. This reluctance to move with the times and get your own house in order to be competitive and within the rules, is symptomatic of so many aspects of this young nation's growing pains. It was announced in the Greek press on Saturday that the all 10 stores will open at 10am on the 10/10/10 !! .... or will the opening day of LIDL coincide with Lord Lucan being discovered riding Shergar after being served by Elvis at McDonalds? :lol: The Paralimni store now has the Lidl signs up I noticed. But i can't say wether this is true or not, but it's what we were told :? Our goal is to remain an attractive employer, for both our employees and prospective candidates, so that the Lidl family can continue to grow steadily. The prices here for basics are ridiculously high, as has been quoted in the newspapers recently, so it might make them start to sit up and take notice. Campbell :lol: I have been told by someone that is working at the Paralimni store that the opening has been pushed back towards the end of the month. I,m not going to the opening :wink: I,m all lidled out TBH :lol: The Cyprus Employers Federation (OEB) announced on Tuesday that the maximum insurable earnings will increase as from January 4, 2021. Drove by the Paralimni store today as thery were removing the covers from the big Lidl signs outside the store. Spurs, Campbell. Answer 1 of 34: Hi All, Just been reading on this forum that a Lidl Supermarket may be opening in April in Paphos is this correct? Even allowing for transport costs and a proportion of goods sourced locally, there is the probability of predatory pricing at the launch to encourage people to visit their stores and entice them with regular 'special offers' ..... in other words, normal retail marketing practice. Bet they didn't expect to get so much resistance from the natives, after all, they are Greek................. sort of. Since then Lidl has diversified into hypermarkets under the trading name "Kaufland" and discount food stores known as "Lidl". In fact, I don't have trouble spending money in shops and markets all over the world when travelling and holidaying! Security guard on duty yesterday keeping cool under the car port canopy. Andrew Rosenbaum spoke to … Go in these huge stores and they are busy always, with queues etc, designer OUTLET Malls another shopping joy at near 70% off normal designer prices always busy huge areas of cut price everything even chocolate :shock: Designer Malls with high prices quite quiet. Saying that, it is about time there was some serious competition here for the existing supermarkets. I doubt it. However, these have been met with delays, and local businesses oppositional protest to Lidl, which have resulted in no physical building of stores to date. We have noticed, your Java Script is not activated. Darn, had a feeling that might happen We were at the big new Lidl store in Limassol yesterday and they appeared to have … LIDL - posted on the free Eastern Cyprus Forum. but it makes no business sense whatsoever for companies to go to the trouble and expense of producing this material and then delivering it to households who cannot read it! We are still a small minority here - as if any company would print their leaflets in different languages for different villages or towns! The main goal was to add new products, reaching a total of 2,350 SKUs. Chris,do you burp tomato flavoured bubbles? Halle flippin lujah :roll: :roll: Now at least we can start talking about the most important thing PRICES :lol: Life as we know it will change :shock: .........I,m kidding right?. Laters. I used to work for Aldi in the Uk & was allways lead to believe that Aldi & Lidl were rivals as they were 2 brothers. Today, Lidl is one of the largest grocery retailers in Europe. Andrew, translated the pagers by using translate button on toolbar................hope this helps. disappointed. I shop for clothes when I visit UK or buy new from Ebay, sometimes they come from Hongkong and still work out vastly cheaper even with p&p than buying clothes in Cyprus, thats a fact, the Franchise shops like M&S, Debenhams Next mark double to UK prices, they don,t need to, so until they sell at reasonable prices they can easily be avoided in these days of the internet shopper and cheaper stores with good products, the others will feel the wind blowing thru them. Sounds like they might be 'going for it', which should be good news for consumers. And Lidl Cyprus continues to grow! Will I shop in Lidel? Ashar is absolutely right; if anyone thinks this store is going to break the cartels, then this island isn't called Cyprus. LiDL will be successful and I feel it will have a marked effect on consumer habits here. Thanks Paul There is corruption and self interest everywhere in the world, it just seems more obvious in Cyprus these days and when it is the consumer and innocent people who get hurt and abused , every little victory is wonderful. 'Word of mouth' is indeed one of the finest (and cheapest) forms of advertising. staff in uniform seen beside their private vehicles. Leoni, Hi Alan, There are so many bank holidays in Cyprus and some seem to be more "important" than others, so on some B.Hols the supermarkets open and on others they don't! Our website works correctly only with the activated Javascript. Tesco and Walmart dominate the world with mark-ups much lower than what the cartel make. Cheap good quality consumerism is the new way of life and these types of discount everything have taken over in many EU countries for example in the UK its the likes of Superdrug, WH Smiths, Boots that close down on most high streets and Poundland/Stretcher 99P land Wilcos or whatever that are now dominating. In the early 90's I worked with the Keep Sunday Special Campaign in Cambridge at the time a Private Member's Bill was being progressed through the House of Commons & House of Lords. Like DAVE AND SHEILA 1276611233. This is a text archive version of our main content. 15 stores eventually throughout Cyprus will make a dent in the profits of others, I mean it only took one Ikea to change the price of furniture. You would expect to have differing items stocked here than in the UK and they have brought on board many local producers, making goods to their quality standards and pricing levels. Nobody should really be surprised at the non-opening ..... but what a build up of awareness, interest and an overwhelming desire to cross the threshold of LIDL when it does open for business. There seems to be a fair bit of shaded parking which will be good for those that get it. Cheers But this is Cyprus and although there are a few irritations in the round of daily living, I have come to the conclusion that there are benefits in having Sunday as a day distinct from any other. With over 20,000 Views on this thread so far, I can't help feeling that the LIDL saga is becoming a metaphor .... a longing for the cut and thrust of genuine free enterprise where consumer sovereignty reigns more supremely than it would otherwise ? Sounds better than the banana diet......did you lose any weight though, Christo, darling? Saw a brand new articulated lorry painted in the Lidl livery driving along the highway out of Nicosia today. Cheers, Although I was not a LIDL groupie in the UK, the important thing about their entry into Cyprus is that it should help to erode the 'divine right to rule' attitude that comes across from some retailers. :cry: Steve, I believe you! I gather that there was chaos on the first couple of days, when there were special 'opening offers', but - of course - nowhere near sufficient to meet the demand. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted: evo, hope you held on to the teeth. 1kg beef mince 3.50 Just been past the Paralimni branch, loads of cars, no signs. The company’s first priority was therefore the expansion of the storage and sorting areas. Or people parking their cars there instead of on the road. Another urban myth propagated by the ignorant? Although some supporters of KSS were primarily motivated by religious imperatives I always saw employment rights as the main issue or rather their erosion the main outcome of the so-called free market at play. He hasn't let us down yet and I don't think he is about to now. Marion, I have been told (by two different people) that the building next to Brilliant is going to be an Aldi. Lidl Cyprus is run by the Greek arm of Lidl. A few of our friends have already visited Lidl. Sue. Alternatively, you can order by calling free of charge (for calls within Cyprus) our Customer Service Call Centre at 800 944 04. Granted, you could change your ways, and live from their ranges, but most would not wish to do that, myself included. In the maddness of wanting everything cheap as possible, there are prices to be paid. You can place your order electronically via the form you will find on the product page, at www.lidl.com.cy. Not wishing to deflate expectations about the anticipated opening of LIDL, today I was told by a retailer who is not a direct competitor that the company has decided to pull the plug on any store openings in Cyprus and their buildings are being put on the market. Although the rumour mill can be a deceptive and deceitful beast, it would be helpful to know if anyone can corroborate this story. APRIL FOOL. Oh dear............. we'll soon find out I suppose. I didn't feel confident enough to take my aged neighbours along with me - told them to let me go and see first. The car park has been full of cars, maybe staff being trained, but they still haven't for any signs/logos up yet. :(, Lidl def opening end of oct, so I've been told by someone who has just got a job with them. Cars, Bikes & Driving. Managed competition of this type will hopefully produce benefits for the consumer and impel complacent businesses to smarten up their act. I doubt whether the supermarkets can win though as Lidl is massive in europe and the Eu won't stand for price fixing. 1litre milk 0.49c Just my twopenneth! Είναι αυτό που χωράει σε κάθε στιγμή και σε κάθε οικογένεια. It is manifestly a family day here. We even took a photo to show the kids when we came back to the UK. Bread-0.60c :lol: :lol: I'd class that as 3, it was only a miss spelling!!!! :lol: :lol: Strikes me as a place to avoid for at least the first month! When I asked why he said he had no idea. Happy Shopper baked beans ! If it is not, the canny consumers will soon smell a rat and act accordingly! Our 10th anniversary is coming up soon and we will be celebrating it with all of you who have embraced Lidl Cyprus from the first with so much warmth and trust. Come on Lidl ! Got a flyer this afternoon from I&K (I think they're in the Famagusta area but written only in Greek :shock:) and although I can't read the writing I can distinguish the numbers, and it appears they will be open on the 10th October between 10.00 and 16.00! Starting on 29 October and for as long as stocks lasted, for every purchase of a €6.99 package of Favorina chocolates with a plush toy, Lidl donated €2 to the outstanding Arodafnousa Palliative Care Centre in Cyprus. 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