Lidl Česká republika is a Czech Republic-based subsidiary of Germany's global discount supermarket chain. The Company operates a chain of Lidl discount stores in the Czech Republic. Lidl entered the Czech market in 2003 and since then it has opened more than 229 stores and employes around 5,500 people. Lidl Stiftung & Co. is a German global discount supermarket chain, based in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The Group operates over 10,000 stores in over 20 countries throughout Europe. It belongs to the holding company Schwarz Gruppe, which also owns the store chains Handelshof and hypermarket Kaufland. The name Lidl is the surname of a former business partner of Josef Schwarz's, Ludwig Lidl, a retired schoolteacher. Josef's son Dieter Schwarz bought the rights to the name from him for 1,000 German Marks, as he could not use the name Schwarz Markt; schwarzmarkt means "black market".
This report offers a summary of the company's performance in 2003-2011. You will find here all the key numbers from the company's balance sheet, income statement and cash flow on the annual basis.