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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The retailer has recently opened a store in Paraguay, its first ever in the Americas.

More News

Despar Italia grew sales by 3.4% to €4.4bn in FY 2022. Growth was driven by the convenience channel and private label, amidst an inflationary backdrop and the associated cost of living.     A quick look at the numbers  Turnover: up to 3.4% to €4.14 bn   Private label sales: up 14.7% to €886m  Total stores: up 67 (4.7%) to 1,404  Convenience channel drives growth       ...
In our latest report , we showcase global inspiration from retailers leading the way in food-to-go and eating out in their stores. Here we outline some of the themes we’re seeing in food-to-go and eating out in retail. Retail Analysis subscribers can read the full report here .   1. SPAR Byzantium, Netherlands – a competitive coffee offer to rival specialist operators Looking to...
Here we explore interesting updates from around the world, including the first autonomous store and initiatives for food waste reduction.  First unmanned store in Switzerland  SPAR Switzerland has opened its first ever 24-hour cashierless store in Zurich, Switzerland. Shoppers simply need to scan a QR code on their phone to enter and can use their phone to scan items, without needing to dow...

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