Dispatch: How Spar International is thinking like a marketplace amid coronavirus

Spar UK donate to NHS

As coronavirus takes its toll on economies and businesses across the globe, Retail Week brings you regular dispatches from international retailers and experts, who provide their insights into how they are coping with the pandemic.

In today’s dispatch, Tobias Wasmiht, managing director of Spar International, reveals how the grocer has been adopting a marketplace model to help it tackle the health emergency and discusses the changes in shopping habits it is seeing around the world, from China to Italy.

This article first appeared in issue two of World Retail Congress’ The Retail World 2020: Retailing in a time of crisis reports.

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