DESPAR Italia partners invest in expansion and modernisation

April 19, 2023 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

In the past eight weeks, DESPAR Italia partners opened four new stores and modernised six stores in various regions of the country, reflecting continued investment by the retail consortium members in Italy.

New EUROSPAR in San Michele Mondovì

DESPAR Nord Ovest, also known as Gruppo 3A, operating the brand in the Northwest of the country, has opened a new EUROSPAR Supermarket in San Michele Mondovì, in the province of Cuneo (Piedmont). The store facilitates daily shopping for customers, with a focus on freshness, quality, convenience, and traditional Italian products. The supermarket also offers excellent artisan bread and pastries and meat from local farmers.

DESPAR Nord Est renovates and opens stores

A new DESPAR Supermarket opened in Meltina in the province of Bolzano (Trentino-Alto Adige). The new store increases the total number of stores operating in DESPAR Nordest territories to 306.

In March, DESPAR Nord Est opened another store in the centre of Udine in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia province. The new supermarket contributes to urban redevelopment of the area and offers essential services. March saw also the reopening of a DESPAR store in Padua (Veneto) following modernisation of the 550m2 neighbourhood store. The supermarket includes a bakery, gastronomy, and a dedicated area for the preparation of ready-made meals. In addition to modern store equipment, eco-friendly technologies were implemented including LED lighting.

Innovative store design for three DESPAR Centro Sud stores

DESPAR Centro Sud, also known as Maiora, in March reopened the INTERSPAR Hypermarket in Lagonegro in the province of Potenza (Basilicata). The store has a new look and feel and offers a wider product range.

A DESPAR store in Ostuni in the province of Brindisi (Puglia) was reopened with an extended sales area and a modernised area for refrigerated and cooled products. Also, a DESPAR Supermarket in Naples (Campania) was reopened after extensive renovation work and now offers new services adapted to specific customer needs.

DESPAR Sardegna modernises two stores

DESPAR Sardegna, also known as SCS (Supermercati Consortili Sardegna), reopened the EUROSPAR Supermarket in Capoterra in the province of Cagliari, Sardinia. The store was completely modernised to facilitate effective shopping for all customers. Shoppers benefit from an extensive product range focusing on fresh and regional products. A highlight of the supermarket is its vegetable corner with freshly prepared and ready-to-taste fruit and vegetables.

The EUROSPAR Supermarket in Quartu Sant’Elena, also in the province of Cagliari, was reopened after extensive renovation and now offers customers an innovative shopping experience.

DESPAR Sicilia expands store network

DESPAR Sicilia, also known as Ergon, opened a new DESPAR Supermarket in Marsala, in the province of Trapani, one of the most stunning places on the island of Sicily.

This new neighbourhood supermarket offers a product range aimed at meeting everyday shopping needs with a special focus on fresh.

Source: SPAR Italy

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About SPAR Italy

SPAR Italy, known locally as DESPAR Italia, was first granted the SPAR Brand’s licence in 1959. The first store opened in 1960. With it, SPAR became the first partnership of retailers and wholesalers to operate in the country. In addition, SPAR Italy licenses regional partners, all of whom work together to grow the brand across the country.