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We Take Action.
For People.

We are part of the daily lives of millions of people

With 575,000 employees in 32 different countries, the Schwarz Group is among the top retail groups in the world. Based in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the pillars in food retailing are Lidl and Kaufland. Furthermore the Schwarz Produktion is active in food production and PreZero in the area of environmental services. This makes the Schwarz Group one of only a few retail groups to cover the entire value cycle, from production and retail to disposal and recycling. Schwarz Digits as IT and digital division offers compelling products and services, wich comply with Germany’s strict data protection standards.

Facts and figures on the Schwarz Group



Diversity, commitment and passion – these are the strengths connecting our employees across all business units.


stores worldwide

We are where our customers need us.


billion customers in our stores per year

Retail is a business by people for people. As a leading retailer, we are part of the daily lives of millions of customers.



To us, diversity also means keeping our international focus. Our retail formats prove to be successful every day in different markets and cultural environments.


billion euros in annual sales revenue in 2023

We set our sights high, keeping our focus on developing our business and setting the course for tomorrow’s success. This is reflected in our dynamic growth over the years. To us, new challenges mean opportunities.