Stunning refit SPAR Murton in the UK

January 3, 2020 IN THE CATEGORY: Store openings

SPAR UK Partner, James Hall & Co are delighted with shopper reaction to the latest re-opening of a refurbished store in County Durham on 5th December. The local residents now have access to the very best in modern convenience shopping including a delicious Clayton Park deli and an independent butchery counter, Graham Eyes High Class Butchers.

Graham Eyes is an award winning, family business which began trading with James Hall & Co. in 2016. Not only does the butchery section offer great quality fresh meat but also provides ready-made meal solutions.

The deli counter is packed full of mouth-watering fresh products from James Hall & Co.’s company owned bakery such as a range of cream cakes, selection of sandwiches and fillings, complemented by delicious hot food offering. The 300m2 SPAR store offers a varied range of every day essentials and award-winning wines, perfect for evening teas and weekend treats.

Julie McAulay, company owned stores Director at James Hall & Co. said: “We are thrilled to be able to invest in the future of SPAR Murton, bringing residents the latest innovations in store design and product development. We are delighted to include a traditional butcher instore alongside a variety of mouth-watering deli products. Customers can also enjoy our own brand of coffee and we are offering shoppers a free morning cup until 9am, up to the end of January.”

Source: SPAR UK

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The UK became a member of SPAR in 1956 when a group of independent wholesalers was granted the SPAR licence by SPAR International. There are five regional partners in the UK with strategically placed Distribution Centres in each region. A central office, located in London, provides national marketing and buying services for the group and supports the development of the brand.

SPAR has led the convenience market in the UK for many years but has faced increasing competition. Always innovative, the five regional partners have continued to grow the brand. Throughout the UK, a combination of independently-owned licensed retailers and company-owned stores can be found, spanning forecourts, airports, train stations, city centres, and local neighbourhoods.

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