It’s now Wegmans vs. Lidl in Northwest

June 1, 2022 Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP

Lidl will open a 29,000-square-foot store at 4000 Wisconsin Ave., as part of Donohoe Cos.’ mixed-use redevelopment of office buildings formerly occupied by Fannie Mae. Upton Place will include close to 700 residential units in a six- and an eight-story building. It will include 100,000-square feet of retail and three courtyards.

Grocery Stores Specialize to Compete in Crowded Market

The fact that consumers are shopping around could help explain why Baton Rouge is able to sustain an inordinate amount of grocery stores today. Between the growing presence of national chains and a fortified group of local grocers, the fight for market share has been heating up for years. But, interestingly enough, no one has dropped out of the fray.