2017 salient features

  • We are actively committed to our values of passion, entrepreneurship and family
  • We had another very good year in Ireland and South West England
  • We turned the Swiss business around and look forward to another strong year in Switzerland
  • We acquired a share holding in SPAR Zambia effective 1 December 2016
  • We finalised negotiations for the purchase of the S Buys pharmacy group effective 1 October 2017
  • TOPS at SPAR again produced excellent results with growth up 12.41% in a tough market
  • Retail success remained a priority, supported by our focus on fresh, store refurbishments and SPAR house brand innovation and quality
  • We made several senior appointments in addition to creating capacity, transferring skills and developing our talent pool of leaders