SPAR is the most international retailer, operating in over 30
countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. This makes SPAR
the largest retail foodstore chain with over 12,000 stores
SPAR uses its key strength, which is the unique
partnership of retailers and wholesalers at local, national and
international levels, to work together to achieve a common goal.
Being global but local remains a key strategy of SPAR in the new
The people working in SPAR reflect their unique personality on the
The SPAR group worldwide develop and grow market share by allowing
individual countries to draw upon existing formats. This expedites
their introduction and launch into the market place. A further
advantage is that new developing markets are in a position to jump
several phases of market evolution thus innovating and taking a
step ahead of competition in the marketplace.
The central role of
SPAR International allows countries to draw upon this experience
and to use award winning design, operations and consultancy. They
can implement leading edge modern retail formats through the
international flagship store programme.