SPAR is an international group of independently owned and operated retailers and wholesalers who work together in partnership under the SPAR Brand to provide a high quality, value for money shopping experience for the communities we serve.
Our mission is to ensure that SPAR remains the world’s leading voluntary food retail chain and that we continue to grow our brand, our presence and our partners by working together to enhance the competitiveness, productivity and profitability of our retail and wholesale partners worldwide.
SPAR is the world’s leading voluntary food retail chain. The business started with one Dutch store in 1932 and now comprises more than 12,000 stores in 42 countries on four continents. The development of SPAR has been underpinned by a set of values that have guided the organisation since its establishment more than 80 years ago. At the heart of these core values is the commitment of SPAR stores worldwide to freshness, choice, quality and service.
North East Convenience Stores was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, NL