SPAR International news

13 August 2021
SPAR International announced the launch of a new ecommerce platform to SPAR country organisations and retailers. Driving the optimisation of SPAR’s grocery ecommerce offering The new fully customisable platform is powered by Naveo, an end-to-end ecommerce and fulfilment technology provider, and is made available for SPAR country organisations and retailers worldwide. It is set to help optim...
07 May 2021
Spar Hungary has announced the expansion of its home delivery and click-and-collect catchment area, in a bid to meet the growing demand for online shopping. Now available to almost 2.3 million customers Following the addition of more areas, the online service is now available to almost 2.3 million customers in the country. Essentially, the retailer has added the major cities of Kecskemét ...
29 April 2021
Spar Switzerland has added a modern and eco-friendly hydrogen-electric truck to its fleet. A 36-tonne Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell truck The new truck was tailored to to SPAR’s needs and will facilitate long-distance, emission-free food deliveries on the Central Switzerland route. Source: Spar International The retailer’s journey to CO2-free mobility started with the production of ...
19 March 2021
Following its global partnership with Too Good to Go, SPAR International has announced a further partnership with Gander. SPAR said it initially collaborated with Gander in Northern Ireland, but was now aiming to expand it to a global agreement. Partnership’s expansion to help SPAR limit food waste SPAR said Gander will offer it a ‘ real-time, automated mobile platform that helps food sto...
03 December 2020
As it looks to cut food waste and as part of its digital transition, SPAR has signed a global partnership with Too Good To Go that will cover 13 countries where the two organisations operate. SPAR and Too Good To Go to collaborate across Europe SPAR and Too Good To Go will work together in 13 countries where they both operate, which will cover nearly 9,000 SPAR stores. Together the two orga...
24 July 2020
INTERSPAR Austria will be the first major retailer in the country to trial filling stations for unpackaged and loose organic food products, such as cereals, nuts, and pulses as well as pasta, rice, and dried fruit. INTERSPAR Hypermarket Salzburg-EUROPARK The trial is currently taking place in its hypermarket in Salzburg. The filling stations have been designed by SPAR International’s prefer...
01 June 2020
Following a successful trial, Spar Hungary has expanded the use of its sustainable packaging solutions across all its stores. Reduces the use of plastic Launched last year, the range aims to reduce the use of plastic by encouraging shoppers to make use of reusable bags for fruit & vegetables and bakery products. Source: Spar Hungary Last year, the retailer has also trialled mul...
01 May 2020
SPAR Slovenia launches a new online shopping service that offers only 250 of the most essential food items. Quicker shopping experience The new service allows customers to choose from 250 of the most popular food items, out of the thousands of items available throughout the store, making the online shopping experience easier and quicker, since the time needed to prepare orders in-store is s...
07 April 2020
Spar Croatia is increasing its collaboration with an additional 60 small-scale agricultural producers, who are facing challenges marketing their produce due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “Gardens of Croatia” Spar Croatia is appealing to small producers who cannot market their produce to get in touch with the retailer directly so products can be packaged and delivered through its n...
31 March 2020
Spar Switzerland has launched a free home delivery service for high-risk shoppers, in view of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Partnership with Zämädihei To implement the new service, which has been launched on 18 March, the retailer has partnered with Zämädihei, a platform that offers support services to groups of population that are most susceptible to suffer from being infected by co...