SPAR operates under "voluntary trading" principles which means that while we encourage our retailers to take advantage of SPAR's trading power, our retailers can source goods from local traders. That is why each store has its own regional personality.Today the SPAR Group Ltd operates 6 distribution centres, supplies goods and services to almost 800 SPAR stores in South Africa. The SPAR Group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 2005.
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Langa Junction development gets the green light
20/09/2013 - 10:05
The approval granted for the development of Langa Junction at the Langa train station in Cape Town aligns with plans by the City of Cape Town to invest in pedestrianising the area by paving and landscaping the station forecourt and access roads.
Shell South Africa and SPAR South Africa announce SPAR Express Trial
15/08/2013 - 10:12
Shell South Africa and SPAR South Africa have launched an exciting and exclusive retail partnership in the forecourt convenience market.
Netherlands' Spar to open 10 stores in Lebanon
30/05/2013 - 10:49
(MENAFN) Spar International CEO, Dr Gordon Campbell, announced that the Dutch supermarket chain plans to launch 10 stores in Lebanon during the coming 5 years, with the first to open at the start of 2014, reported Arabian Business.
Nigeria: ‘Retail Sector Has Witnessed Tremendous Growth’
07/05/2013 - 09:40
For the President of DMSRetail West Africa, Joseph Ebata, the retail sector in Nigeria has witnessed a huge growth, despite the challenges bedeviling it.
Supermarkets respond to meat report
15/04/2013 - 08:28
Johannesburg - Popular supermarkets including Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Woolworths and Spar have responded to a City Press report that identified them as stocking incorrectly labelled meat products.
Clicks gains on retail market recovery
12/03/2013 - 09:05
Johannesburg - Clicks climbed the most in almost seven months as food and drug retailers continued to recover from an early-year slump driven by slower consumer spending.
Spar to enter Middle East market
29/01/2013 - 11:17
Abu Dhabi - Dutch food retailer Spar International plans to enter the Middle East, aiming to have 30 stores in the region by the end of 2015, its managing director said on Sunday.
Choppies supermarket-chain faces cost challenges as it increases footprint in South Africa
23/01/2013 - 10:04
Choppies, the BSE-listed supermarket chain, seems to be paying the price for fast expansion across the country and its vigorous entry into the South African market.
South Africa: Govt Pursuing Strategy to Link Producers With Retailers
30/10/2012 - 08:19
Pretoria - Government is pursuing a strategy of linking small producers with major retailers such as Wallmart, Pick n Pay and Spar to sell their produce directly to them, says Minister of Agriculture Tina Joemat-Pettersson.
Shoprite’s board receives a feminine touch
07/08/2012 - 08:18
Shoprite, the sponsor of the Woman of the Year competition, has announced the appointment of its first female director. Anna Mokgokong, who has a medical degree, is the co-founder and executive chairwoman of Community Investment Holdings and was South African Business Woman of the Year in 1999.