Discounter Lidl’s Bulgarian arm plans to open at least five further stores in the market this year. The country’s big cities and Black Sea resort area are its focus, according to Milena Dragiyska, CEO of Lidl Bulgaria. Alongside the new outlets, Lidl will refurbish 60 existing locations with new layouts and energy-saving lighting, among other upgrades. It currently operates 94 stores in 46 towns and cities across Bulgaria.