Food Lion expands brand strategy

Salisbury, N.C. -- Food Lion on Wednesday expanded its new brand strategy to 269 stores in North Carolina and South Carolina. With the expansion, Food Lion has more than 700 locations operating under rebranding, representing more than 60% of its store base. 

The new strategy offers customers lower prices on 6,000 items, a greater emphasis on private brands,  enhanced produce and an easy and convenient shopping experience, such as faster checkout. To support its new strategy, the company created approximately 800 new jobs.

“We are very pleased with the reaction from our customers since we introduced our new brand strategy,” Cathy Green Burns, president of Food Lion, said in a statement. “During the past year, we have continued to refine the strategy based on additional customer feedback and have made new enhancements for our customers. We look forward to winning new customers and continuing to serve our existing customers with enhanced Food Lion stores in our home markets.”