SPAR Italy partner Maiora boosts growth in Calabria

November 29, 2023 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

SPAR Italy’s market share is set to grow in Calabria and the Cosenza region following investment in a new store by regional partner Maiora. The town of Mirto is now also supported by the SPAR network following the opening of a EUROSPAR Supermarket in Via della Repubblica.

People and Sustainability

SPAR Italy’s partner, Maiora, new store design incorporates cutting-edge technologies and shoppers can enjoy access to an extensive product range. The supermarket contributes to local employment with seven new colleagues recruited locally and also to community development. People remain at the core of the company’s values as seen by the focus on customer satisfaction.

The store pays special attention to environmental sustainability through features like LED lighting and CO2 refrigeration systems, utilising advanced technology for energy efficiency, safety, and reliability.

Quality and Convenience

This EUROSPAR Supermarket, with a 1,600m² parking lot, features an extensive range and enhanced services for a superior shopping experience. The fruit and vegetables section offers fresh produce, including conveniently packaged options. Noteworthy are the well-supplied fish and butchery departments, providing a diverse selection of fresh seafood and certified meat cuts, respectively. The cold cuts and cheese section boasts high-quality products from a controlled supply chain.

Pippo Cannillo, president and CEO of DESPAR Centro-Sud, highlights that SPAR Italy’s expansion project is enriched with the new opening in Calabria, a strategic territory for growth.

Source: DESPAR Italia

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About SPAR Italy

SPAR Italy, known locally as DESPAR Italia, was first granted the SPAR Brand’s license 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.


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