SPAR Hungary invests over €2.2 million in hypermarket modernisation

October 31, 2022 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

SPAR Hungary has invested over €2.2 million in the modernisation of its INTERSPAR Hypermarket in Szentendre, 20km northwest of Budapest. The store offers customers in and near Szentendre a modern, welcoming retail environment, with new flooring, LED lighting, and energy-saving solutions.

The store layout has changed slightly during the renovation, with the customer entrance opening into the non-food department. The hypermarket now also features a dedicated area for health-conscious nutrition, organic and sugar-free foods, as well as an extensive range of SPAR Own Brand and SPAR enjoy convenience products.

The company refurbished the hypermarket , installing new equipment, including modern refrigerators, fresh produce racks, bakery department fixtures, and self-service checkouts. State-of-the-art LED lighting helps save energy, as do the new freezers, which are now equipped with doors.

“The hypermarket in Szentendre plays a central role in supplying the city and the region, which is why we invested in renewing it. In the course of the modernisation, we took into account the ever-changing customer demands and environmental sustainability requirements. We also created new, comfortable, working facilities for our team members”, said Márk Maczelka, SPAR Hungary’s Head of Communications.

The store employs 92 colleagues, including the online shop team members. SPAR Hungary’s online shop and its instore pick-up facility are becoming increasingly popular in and around Szentendre.

Source: SPAR Hungary

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About SPAR Hungary

The first SPAR Supermarket opened in Hungary in 1992, following the acquisition by ASPIAG (Austria SPAR International AG) of a majority stake in General Kereskedelmi Rt. Since its launch, SPAR Hungary has been actively involved in developing the country’s retail industry.

The licensing of independent retailers to operate the SPAR Brand in Hungary has proven successful. The retailers benefit from access to SPAR Own Brand products and expertise, while consumers enjoy the increased number of store locations. SPAR Hungary is one of the country’s largest employers, with nearly 18,000 team members. SPAR Hungary runs a network of over 610 company-owned and independently-run stores. The retailer’s online platform is available in Budapest and over 50 surrounding municipalities.

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