|Lidl is opening in the former Staples spot in Pinecrest Plaza.|
The German-based Lidl discount supermarket chain has 100 stores in the United States. A Lidl store opened in Springfield in February, and the company announced plans in December to take over a former Shoppers in Burke.
|The interior of the new store.|
Lidl is hiring staff for the Pinecrest Plaza store, including store supervisors (paying $18.50 an hour) and store associates ($14 an hour).
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Edens, the owner of Pinecrest Plaza, is completing a renovation of the shopping center, including new facades, new LED lighting, new sidewalks, and a new parking lot layout. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the month.
|Pinecrest Plaza is getting a makeover.|