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We round up the latest news from SPAR International partners in Georgia, Zimbabwe and Hungary as they expand their store presence.

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We look at how SPAR International partners are investing in their store networks in Spain, Hungary and India. Spain: opens new stores and modernises existing stores In the last two months of Q2 2019, SPAR Spain opened three new stores in Gran Canaria, Mérida and Tossa del Mar. The stores have added 1,800 sq. m of space to the retailer’s overall store network. SPAR will continue to invest...
Netherlands-based SPAR International reported sales rose 5.4% globally to €35.8bn. The organisation said entry into four new markets, the addition of 335 new stores and the continued focus on its ‘Better Together’ strategy had underpinned the pace of its growth. 2018 ‘an exceptionally strong year for SPAR’ Discussing the results, SPAR International’s managing director, Tobias Wasmuht, descr...
As SPAR members from Zimbabwe, Spain, Hungary and Slovenia announce developments, we round up news from those countries. SPAR Zimbabwe launches online SPAR Zimbabwe has launched its online store, which it claims is a first from a leading retailer in the country. In the short term, the home-delivery service will only be available for shoppers in Harare, while there is also an option to enabl...

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