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    Irish food wholesaler Musgrave eyes click-and-collect


    Musgrave is searching for a big retail partner to strike a click-and-collect partnership.

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    Spar International’s partnership with Max Hypermarkets to end


    Spar International’s partnership with Landmark Group’s Max Hypermarkets is to come to an end in December. Both companies are to pursue separate strategies to expand their retail presence across the country. A Spar spokesman said: “Spar now wishes to extend its footprint nationwide through new partnership arrangements with a ...

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    Spar Austria launches vegetarian private-label


    Grocery retailer Spar Austria has launched a vegetarian private-label called Veggie in its home market. The product range comprises 43 vegetarian or vegan items such as spreads, tofu varieties and vegetarian cutlets. All Veggie products bear the V-label from the European Vegetarian Union. Tofu products can be traced back ...

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    Grocery retailer Spar launches pilot convenience store


    Grocery retailer Spar has launched a convenience store pilot intended for busy inner city locations in Vienna. The 2,690 sq ft store is located right in Babenbergerstraße 9, and employs a staff of 22. The new concept is called Food in the City and offers takeaway food as well as ...

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    Spar Australia launches new store concept


    Spar Australia has launched a new store concept called Jardin Fresh Life. The format has a larger sales area than a traditional Spar, with a strong focus on fresh produce. The first Jardin Fresh Life store displays products in a market-style atmosphere in the 11,625 sq ft space. The shop ...

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    SPAR to launch a new convenience concept


    SPAR in Switzerland has entered into a partnership with A H Meyer Cie AG, to launch a new convenience concept, SPAR express at AVIA petrol stations. The first outlet opened in Zurich last week, with a second opening due this week. The SPAR express stores have a sales ...

  • Spar UK has appointed Debbie Robinson as its new managing director

    Spar appoints Debbie Robinson as managing director


    Spar UK has appointed Debbie Robinson as its new managing director.

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    Spar sales up 4.4% to £9.9bn



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    Joining forces to stop retail crime


    The rise of UK loss prevention forums is giving businesses a new voice in the battle against retail crime, finds Alison Clements

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    Landmark Group opens its first Spar hypermarket in northern India


    Dubai-based Landmark Group has opened its first Spar hypermarket in northern India, with the inauguration of a 74,000 sq ft store in Delhi. The opening of the new store at Pacific Mall in west Delhi brings the total number of Spar hypermarkets in India to four. By the end of ...

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    Spar UK confirms Jerry Marwood to stand down


    Spar UK has confirmed that UK managing director Jerry Marwood is to stand down after nearly nine years at the helm, as revealed by Retail Week on Tuesday.

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    Spar UK MD to stand down


    Jerry Marwood, UK managing director of symbol group Spar, is understood to be stepping down from the business, Retail Week has learnt.

  • Opinion

    What we’re reading: Monday


    Retail technology stories we found worth reading on the web today

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    Contactless payments: Out of contact


    Contactless is approaching tipping point, but concerns remain about costs and whether shoppers will embrace the system without a national consumer awareness campaign.

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    Retail technology roundtable: Spend and save

    September 3, 2010

    Despite their budgets remaining depressed, the IT directors who joined Retail Week and BT Expedite to discuss their plans were upbeat on what can be achieved, found Joanna Perry

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    Improved ranges help Spar sales


    Convenience store chain Spar has reported a 3.1% rise in first quarter sales boosted by an improved fresh food and wine offer and an expansion its own-brand products.

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    Spar sponsors cookery TV series


    Spar has sponsored a cookery series called Meals in Moments on Channel Five which will air from September.

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    Resort trading: Sun, sea and selling on a summer holiday

    July 16, 2010

    Huge sales spikes in certain products are a boon, but life’s no beach for retailers trading in holiday resorts

  • News

    Spar posts 5.5% global sales increase


    Spar International posted a 5.5% global sales increase for 2009 to reach €28.5bn (£24.18bn). Spar Austria Group achieved sales up 3.2% to €11.3bn (£9.59bn), including shopping centres, while the UK notched up €3bn (£2.55bn), up 2% on 2008. Its South African operations posted strong year-on-year growth, with retail sales increasing ...

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    Spar distributor completes EPoS system roll-out


    Spar distributor for the north of England, James Hall Co, has successfully completed its five-year EPoS roll-out across more than 300 Spar stores ahead of schedule.