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Our brands and store formats

In South Africa, we offer the following store formats:

  • SUPERSPAR for competitively priced, one-stop bulk shopping
  • SPAR for neighbourhood shopping
  • KWIKSPAR for everyday convenience
  • SPAR Express for forecourt convenience shopping
  • TOPS at SPAR for liquor shopping
  • SaveMor for rural and township markets
  • Build it stores for home building requirements
  • Pharmacy at SPAR for prescription medication and other pharmaceutical purchases
SPAR
Your neighbourhood favourite

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • ≥ 700 m2 selling area
  • Neighbourhood and rural supermarket focus
  • Competitively priced
  • Comprehensive range of groceries and general merchandise
  • Fresh produce, in-store bakery, butchery, deli, ready-to-eat and home-meal replacements

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SUPERSPAR
A one-stop superstore

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • ≥ 1 300 m2 selling area
  • Large metropolitan focus
  • Full range of groceries and general merchandise
  • Extensive service departments, such as fresh produce, in-store bakery, butchery, deli, ready-to-eat and home-meal replacements

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KWIKSPAR
Everyday convenience

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 300–700 m2 selling area
  • Neighbourhood and rural focus
  • Range of prices offering good value
  • Core groceries and general merchandise
  • Fresh produce, baked foods, meat and ready-to-eat and home-meal replacements

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TOPS at SPAR

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • Average of 175 m2 selling area
  • Stand-alone liquor stores
  • Full range of liquor products
  • Located in close proximity to existing SPAR stores

NUMBER OF STORES

SaveMor
Excellent value for money

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 4 000–1 000 m2 selling area
  • Value focus
  • Neighbourhood and rural
  • Essential groceries and general merchandise
  • Fresh produce, baked goods, meat and ready-to-eat products

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Build it
Build a brighter future

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • Stand-alone building material stores
  • Building and hardware products – all the material required to build a basic house
  • Aimed at home builders and renovators in lower- and middle-income sectors

NUMBER OF STORES

Pharmacy at SPAR
Keeping you healthy

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • Stand-alone family pharmacy stores
  • Comprehensive range of medicinal and health-related products
  • Located in close proximity to existing SPAR stores

NUMBER OF STORES

SPAR Express

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • Garage forecourt convenience stores
  • Partnership with Shell South Africa
  • Open 24 hours
  • Core products in groceries, fresh produce and baked goods
  • Comprehensive offering of snacking, ready-to-eat and on-the-go products

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In Ireland and South West England, our store format offering comprises mostly convenience stores, with EUROSPAR representing the supermarket format.

Value Centre Cash and Carry provides a direct general wholesale supply service to the wider, independent retail grocery market. Wholesale brands include BWG Foodservice (servicing the Irish catering industry from three depots), and BWG Wines and Spirits (operating out of BWG Group’s national distribution centre).

SPAR

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • Comprises SPAR (62 805 m2 total selling area) and SPAR forecourt stores (18 623 m2 total selling area)
  • Neighbourhood and forecourt convenience
  • Groceries, fresh produce, baked goods, coffee and liquor
  • Comprehensive offering of snacking, ready-to-eat and on-the-go products

NUMBER OF STORES

EUROSPAR

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 34 017 m2 total selling area
  • Comprehensive range of groceries and general merchandise
  • Fresh produce, in-store bakery, butchery, deli, ready-to-eat products and home-meal replacements

NUMBER OF STORES

MACE

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 29 763 m2 total selling area
  • Neighbourhood and forecourt convenience
  • Groceries, fresh produce, baked goods, coffee and liquor
  • Comprehensive offering of snacking, ready-to-eat and on-the-go products

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XL

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 23 425 m2 total selling area
  • Smaller-scale convenience and neighbourhood store
  • Comprehensive offering of snacking, ready-to-eat and on-the-go products

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Londis

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 29 315 m2 total selling area
  • Range of formats according to selling area and range:
    • Londis Plus
    • Supermarket
    • Food market
    • Convenience

NUMBER OF STORES

Value Centre Cash and Carry

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 115–4 645 m2 selling area, varying according to location
  • Direct wholesale and cash and carry
  • Product listing of over 15 000 lines across liquor, confectionery, health and beauty, fresh, frozen, general merchandise and catering products
  • Goods and services to the retail grocery trade and licensed and catering outlets
  • Primary supplier of XL stores
  • 20 branches supplying over 5 000 customers

SPAR Switzerland comprises local neighbourhood stores with a wide product range, including on-the-go convenience format SPAR Express.

TopCC provides a direct general wholesale supply service to the wider, independent, culinary-focused retail grocery market. Through the national distribution centre, SPAR Switzerland also services a range of independent retailers operating under the MAXI brand, as well as a number of no-name retailers.

SPAR

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 60 589 m2 total selling area
  • 160 neighbourhood stores
  • A broad product range with a focus on Fresh, and providing a wide selection of quality meats and wines

NUMBER OF STORES

(120 independent and 40 corporate)

SPAR Express

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 2 650 m2 total selling area
  • 23 forecourt convenience stores
  • Comprehensive offering of snacking, ready-to-eat and on-the-go products

NUMBER OF STORES

(18 independent and five corporate)

MAXI

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • Average of 80 m2 total selling area
  • 108 neighbourhood stores providing a limited convenience range of dry and fresh products

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TopCC

STORE FORMAT OVERVIEW

  • 44 253 m2 total selling area
  • 9 branches supplying 16 000 culinary-focused retail clients and many other business customers
  • 2 955 – 4 866 m2 selling area, varying according to location
  • Direct wholesale and cash and carry
  • Product listing of over 18 000 lines across liquor, confectionary, health and beauty, fresh, frozen, general merchandise and catering products and non-foods

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