The Lidl chain of grocery stores will build ca. 2500 to 3000 m2 of store space at Piispanmäki. Lidl estimates the store will employ 20 to 30 people.
Kokkola City Council has accepted the agreement negotiated with Lidl, for an area of about 2.3 hectares. Lidl has now one store in the Tervahovi area, near Kokkola city center.