SPAR International overview

Find out about the retailer's strategic priorities, commercial focus areas, channel and country presence.

SPAR International: data

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How DESPAR Italia is differentiating in a highly competitive market

We visited two stores in Modena to see how SPAR is using its new stores to provide shoppers with a conveniently sized supermarket with great private label and fresh ranges.

Food-to-go: small formats to learn from

Be inspired by the latest store concepts from  Ahold Delhaize, 7 Eleven, Casino, SPAR, Musgrave, Coop Schweiz, Co-op and Fresh the Good Food Market.

How SPAR is evolving shopper perception with its new store design

We visited a SPAR in Dublin to see how BWG is developing its convenience proposition through its food-to-go offering.

Latest News

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In September 2020, SPAR Netherlands bought a majority stake in food-to-go specialist The Tosti Club. Since then, it has been rolling out the concept within its store portfolio. Here’s what we thought of the concept in the SPAR City store in Hobbemakade, Amsterdam.

More News

Our global analysts share their opinion on grocery retail news from across the globe. China’s legislation on excessive product packaging – Stephanie Leung, Insight Analyst Two years ago, in November 2021, the China state administration has mandated requirements regarding excessive product packaging. This directive requires food and cosmetics suppliers to adhere to a specific set of guidelin...
Sustainability has been more valued among shoppers and retailers. In particular, the food waste issue is a key area that retailers have been actively mitigating. In this article, we will dwell on the recent green initiatives adopted by SPAR International and Pick n Pay to address food waste sustainably.   Tackling food waste issues with IT solutions SPAR Austria deals with the issue compr...
Only after four years of operation in the market, SPAR South Africa announced the decision to sell its Poland business, including both company-owned and independent stores. The spokesperson in a trade briefing on 28 September said, ‘‘Having evaluated and considered all options, the board believes that it is in the best interests of the group and shareholders to engage in a process to dispo...

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