Dominic Hall elected president of SPAR International

Date: June 17, 2024Leave a comment

Dominic Hall, joint managing director of James Hall & Co, has been elected president of SPAR International. The announcement was made at the 67th International SPAR Congress, which took place […]

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SPAR becomes official partner of Glamorgan Cricket

Date: June 5, 2024Leave a comment

AF Blakemore, the wholesaler for SPAR stores in Wales and Central and South East England, has announced its new partnership with Glamorgan Cricket as an official back-of-shirt partner for the […]

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SPAR Win With Every Goal promotion launched in Scotland and N England

Date: June 5, 2024Leave a comment

The SPAR ‘Win With Every Goal’ promotion has returned this year to coincide with the Euro 2024 football tournament. SPAR wholesalers James Hall & Co and CJ Lang & Son […]

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SPAR UK introduces new value own-label wines

Date: May 24, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR UK has released its latest collection of value own-label wines. The three varieties – a drop of Red, a sip of White, and a splash of Rosé – have […]

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Appleby Westward aims for a SPAR-Tacular Summer

Date: May 19, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR South West’s primary distributor Appleby Westward is running an advertising campaign called SPAR-Tacular Summer until 18 September. As well as online giveaways aimed at enhancing the summer shopping experience […]

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Success stories shared at SPAR Transform retail event

Date: April 30, 2024Leave a comment

More than 500 delegates were joined by 45 suppliers at James Hall & Co’s ‘SPAR Transform’ retail event. Held at the Harrogate Convention Centre, SPAR Transform featured business updates, a […]

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Appleby Westward partners with FareShare to fight hunger

Date: April 12, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR South West’s primary distributor Appleby Westward has partnered with FareShare South West and Gregorys Logistics to play a key role in redistributing surplus food to those in need. With […]

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SPAR’s £100,000 Community Cashback scheme returns

Date: April 8, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR has launched its third £100,000 Community Cashback scheme, giving away various grants to local voluntary or community organisations and charities. Last year, the group received more than 13,000 entries […]

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SPAR UK Conference attracts 480 delegates to South Africa

Date: April 3, 2024Leave a comment

A total of 480 independent SPAR retailers and families, national account customers, company-owned store colleagues, suppliers, and RDC and central office executives attended the recent SPAR UK 2024 Conference in […]

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SPAR UK supports schools with sports day grants

Date: February 5, 2024Leave a comment

Following the success of last year’s school sports day grants campaign, SPAR UK is offering another £50,000 to support schools in their local communities across the UK. The 2024 SPAR […]

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James Hall & Co to host new SPAR Transform retailer event

Date: February 5, 2024Leave a comment

James Hall & Co is to host a new one-day retailer event in April for current and prospective SPAR independents. SPAR Transform will bring together retailers from across the North […]

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SPAR UK promotes store cupboard staples with £1.25 value campaign

Date: January 5, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR UK has launched a £1.25 value campaign on a range of store cupboard staples. The promotion is running in participating SPAR stores in England, Scotland and Wales until 15 […]

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