Hundreds show up for grand opening of new German grocery store in Florence


Hundreds of shoppers came out for the grand opening Thursday of the Lidl grocery store at the corner of West Palmetto and West Evans Streets in Florence.

The 36, 170 square-foot store is complete with a 209 space parking lot.

Lidl's website says, "Lidl is not your cookie-cutter grocery store. We’re revolutionizing grocery shopping. We have a less complicated process that allows us to simply deliver low prices, high quality, and the best shopping experience for our customers."

Many people said the store is a welcome sight in the Florence community.

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