SPAR opens supermarket run by young retail talent in Northern Norway

April 13, 2021 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

SPAR Norway has opened a new supermarket in Storsteinnes in the northern county of Troms og Finnmark. Equipped with the latest in sustainable store equipment and LED lighting systems, SPAR Storsteinnes provides a vast range of fresh and convenient foods on a sales area of 1,290m². The store is managed by 23-year-old retail talent Krister Skogli, supported by his sister Kristina as assistant store manager.

The new supermarket in Troms og Finnmark has a striking facade with large windows that bring more natural light into the store.

The store features several fresh food counters offering premium freshly prepared meal solutions. The large tiled kitchen also houses bake-off equipment providing freshly baked goods throughout the day.

Customers responded positively to the new store during the opening day, with many praising the great selection of goods .

Family affair

Even though he is only 23 years old, Krister has ample grocery retail experience. The new store manager has worked at Norway’s largest SPAR store, EUROSPAR Tomasjord, in Tromsø for several years.

Both his mother Ramona and father Kjell Oddvar wore SPAR uniforms on the opening day, prompting Krister to call the store a “real family project”.

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Source: SPAR Norway

About SPAR Norway

NorgesGruppen ASA is the parent company of SPAR Norway and is the market leader in the Norwegian grocery market. NorgesGruppen AS sigend the SPAR licence for Norway in 1984. In February 2013, NorgesGruppen purchased 49% of the Dagrofa Group – the licence partner operating the SPAR Brand in Denmark. SPAR Norway operates two retail formats: EUROSPAR and SPAR. 


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