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24 Best Market stores on Long Island sold to German grocery chain Lidl

November 19, 2018 01:54PM

German discount grocer Lidl plans to buy and convert 27 Best Market stores throughout New York and New Jersey, according to Newsday. Financial terms of the deal, which has not yet been finalized, were not disclosed. Bethpage-based Best Market, founded in 1994, has 24 stores across Long Island, including establishments in Commack, Merrick and New Hyde Park. Lidl will also take over three Best Market locations in Manhattan, Queens and Holmdel, New Jersey. The conversions will begin in early 2019. Best Market has another store in Newington, Connecticut, which is not part of the Lidl deal. [Newsday]