All Spar articles – Page 11

  • News

    Spar ad push gets occasions sorted

    2008-05-30T00:00:00Z

    Spar is concentrating on meal solutions for its latest advertising campaign in a bid to drive sales year-round across a range of products.

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    Spar looks forward to 'future' success

    2008-05-16T00:00:00Z

    A total of 60 stores will be converted to Spar's new 'stores of the future' format in the next 12 months, the group says.

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    Spar boss joins Skillsmart ranks

    2008-03-07T00:00:00Z

    Spar UK managing director Jerry Marwood has been appointed a patron of Skillsmart Retail.

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    Spar urges caution

    2007-10-31T14:47:00Z

    Jerry Marwood, Managing Director, SPAR (UK) Ltd has responded cautiously to the Competition Commission’s Provisional Findings.

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    Spar signs deal with Payzone

    2007-06-15T00:00:00Z

    Spar signs deal with Payzone

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    Spar's media blitz

    2007-06-01T00:00:00Z

    June 7 sees the start of the most concentrated promotional drive of Spar's 50 years of trading in the UK.

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    Spar guild appoints vice-chair

    2007-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Spar has appointed its first salaried vice-chairman to its national guild. The position, which had previously been filled by an unpaid Spar retailer, will be taken up by Jacqui Jackson, a former Spar retailer of more than 20 years.

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    Sparring partners

    2007-04-06T00:00:00Z

    Spar has had links with the European Athletics Association for more than a decade. Rich Airey finds out what the sponsorship means for its UK retailers and the communities they serve

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    Spar all set for a golden year

    2007-03-09T00:00:00Z

    Spar has announced celebration plans for 2007 as it marks a half- century of retailing in the UK.

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    Suppliers in North Wales back local Spar store

    2007-01-26T00:00:00Z

    A North Wales Spar store has received the support of local suppliers in its battle against a new supermarket.

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    Sparks to fly at Nisa

    2006-11-17T00:00:00Z

    The board of Nisa-Today's will face a major examination of the way it handled the collapsed merger with Costcutter at the company's AGM later this month.

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    Spar and WI team up to put Devon produce on the map

    2006-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Spar and WI team up to put Devon produce on the map

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    Spar to keep its A-list

    2006-09-08T00:00:00Z

    Spar has promised to guard those own-label products that are customer favourites under its new buying alliance with the Co-operative Group.

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    Spar's formats are working well

    2006-06-02T00:00:00Z

    Spar UK managing director Jerry Marwood claimed its latest store development programme was performing strongly following initial trials of targeted formats - but said it was too early to reveal exact figures.

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    Spar makes gains in forecourt sector

    2006-06-02T00:00:00Z

    Spar UK has secured a deal with two major forecourt operators, adding more than 40 stores.

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    Disparate housewives

    2006-04-21T00:00:00Z

    There are no set roles for men and women, instead they take the part that suits their lifestyle, says Tracy West

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    Spar adds quality line

    2006-04-07T00:00:00Z

    Spar adds quality line

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    Spar sticks to GDA labelling on packs

    2006-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Spar is putting Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) information across all its own label packaging ahead of a Food Standards Agency (FSA) decision on nutritional labelling.

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    Tesco set to take Spar’s top spot

    2006-01-13T00:00:00Z

    Tesco is likely to leapfrog Spar to become the biggest c-store chain by sales this year, according to latest research from retail analysts Verdict.

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    Stars ends its links with Spar

    2006-01-13T00:00:00Z

    Stars News Shops has announced that it is to leave Spar “by mutual consent”.