Achievements

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      Dieter Schwarz expanded his business and spread over its operations globally, acting as one of the leaders in the supermarket chain segment.

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      Dieter Schwarz founded a foundation, the Dieter Schwarz Foundation with the aim to support education, science and research projects and exclusively the daycare facilities for children, as well as other activities.

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      Dieter Schwarz funded a university campus in his hometown. The donation helped in the development of a graduate school of management and law. He also made other higher offerings for educational projects.

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      Dieter Schwarz is a man of philanthropy and has been rewarded with many prizes for his innumerable charitable contributions in Germany.

Dieter Schwarz purchased the rights for "Lidl" for $600 to make it his store name.

Dieter Schwarz's super market chain, Lidl has over 2,900 stores in Germany and 9,875 stores across Europe.

Possessions

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      Dieter Schwarz owns a lavish house full of luxuries in his hometown Heilbronn, Germany.

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      Dieter Schwarz owns the naming rights from the co-owner Ludwig Lidl, who was a faculty.

Interesting Facts

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      Dieter Schwarz, the promising entrepreneur, has been inducted into the World Retail Hall of Fame by the World Retail Congress.

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      Dieter Schwarz is an introvert personality with rare appears in public and lives a modest lifestyle in his hometown, Heilbronn, Germany.

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      Dieter Schwarz bought the rights of his firm’s name, ‘Lidl’ for approximately $600 from a German school teacher in the 1970s.

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      He was ranked the second wealthiest person in Germany in 2012.

Dieter Schwarz received the Medal of Merit in the year 2002 from his home state, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany.