SPAR Switzerland

SPAR Switzerland has undergone several changes since being founded in 1989 when the licence was granted to a family-owned business operating solely in the German speaking part of the country.

In 2000, the family-owned business was transformed into a holding company with three operating companies: SPAR Handels AG, TopCC AG and SPAR Management AG. The business grew further, combining corporate and independently owned stores, spanning forecourt retailing to large supermarkets.

Then in early 2016, SPAR Switzerland announced the sale of 60% of shares to SPAR South Africa. The existing management team and shareholders remain involved in the business.


SPAR Handels AG
Schlachthofstrasse 12
9015 St. Gallen
Telephone: 00 41 71 313 7711


Key figures 2021

Retail Sales (euro 000's)
Retail Store Numbers
Retail Sales Area (m2)
Average Store Size (m2)
Year joined SPAR

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