All Spar articles – Page 5

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Eurospar Hardford Link, Newtownards
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Eurospar Hardford Link, Newtownards

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Location: On the outskirts of Newtownards On the same site as the Eurospar, there is an off licence, fish and chip shop and another takeaway, which must bring extra custom to the forecourt. It’s a good size forecourt, well laid out with lots of marked parking bays. A ...

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    Spar accolade

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Spar’s Regional Selection Languedoc Red 2017 has been awarded a Which? Best Buy Taste Test endorsement, as one of the ’Best Buy’ winter red wines.

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    Spar Victoria Service Station gets £1m revamp

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Spar Victoria Service Station, on the outskirts of Leeds, has been relaunched after a £1m revamp of its filling station and food store. Owned by the Patel family for 25 years, the store’s re-investment programme was led by Spar wholesaler James Hall Co. Owner Dilawer Husen Patel ...

  • Refuel & Go like-for-like sales up 10% after move to Spar
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    Refuel & Go like-for-like sales up 10% after move to Spar

    2018-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Refuel Go has increased like-for-like sales by 10% since it relaunched its eight forecourt sites in London and the Home Counties under the Spar fascia. Museum Service Station in Bethnal Green moved to Spar in December 2017, with the remaining seven sites coming on ...

  • Leeds Spar site relaunches after £1m revamp
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    Leeds Spar site relaunches after £1m revamp

    2018-11-28T00:00:00Z

    Spar Victoria Service Station, located on the outskirts of Leeds, has been relaunched after a £1m revamp of its filling station and food store. Owned by the Patel family for 25 years, the store’s re-investment programme was led by James Hall Co, Spar UK’s distributor for the North ...

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    Walkers’ launch sparks brussels sprouts debate

    2018-11-12T00:00:00Z

    Walkers is launching a new festive range of Christmas dinner flavours, including the first-ever Brussel Sprouts flavoured crisp. Aiming to spark debate across the nation and drive incremental sales for retailers, Walkers is launching two Christmas dinner flavoured multipacks, one including a Brussels Sprouts flavour for the sprout lovers or, ...

  • PRA chairman explains reason for petrol/diesel price disparity
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    PRA chairman explains reason for petrol/diesel price disparity

    2018-10-17T00:00:00Z

    A combination of factors have led to the growing disparity between petrol and diesel prices, according to the PRA chairman Brian Madderson. He said: “Following the steep rise in diesel prices, drivers are now paying 5ppl more to fill up, as a gap opens up at the pump between unleaded ...

  • Petrol filling station and Spar store sold by Christie & Co
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    Petrol filling station and Spar store sold by Christie & Co

    2018-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Martin BP Filling Station and Spar store on the A140 in Alby near Norwich has been sold to an existing operator through specialist business property adviser Christie Co. It was sold off a guide price of £1,150,000. The filling station is on a 1.5-acre site and ...

  • ACS calls for transparency over affects of ATM fee cut
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    ACS calls for transparency over affects of ATM fee cut

    2018-07-13T00:00:00Z

    The Association of Convenience Store (ACS) has told MPs LINK should be transparent about the application of its Financial Inclusion Programme, and the impact of its interchange fee cut on rural ATMs. It was giving evidence in Parliament to an inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group, ...

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    product news: Spar revamps crisps and snacks

    2018-05-11T00:00:00Z

    Spar Brand is relaunching its crisps and snacks range with seven new lines and a fresh new design. An all-new range of party mix snacks and pretzels will join the Spar Brand snacks portfolio, as well as two new impulse variants. Sour Cream Chive Party Mix, Salt ...

  • Top 50 Indie installs Spar wholesaler’s ordering technology
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    Top 50 Indie installs Spar wholesaler’s ordering technology

    2018-03-21T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie M L Richardson Sons has helped Spar wholesaler James Hall Co to reach a milestone in the roll out of its Centralised Store Replenishment (CSR) facility. M L Richardson has seven Spar shops across Cumbria, and its Spar Low Row Service Station ...

  • ACS calls for transparency in Welsh rates consultation
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    ACS calls for transparency in Welsh rates consultation

    2018-01-17T00:00:00Z

    ACS has responded to the Welsh Government consultation on reforming the business rates appeals system, calling for greater transparency for the data used to arrive at valuations and warning against repeating the new Check, Challenge, Appeal appeals system in England. The Welsh Government’s consultation aims to reduce speculative appeals and ...

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    Consumers invited to enjoy sparkling moments

    2017-12-13T00:00:00Z

    Highland Spring has unveiled a festive campaign called ’Escape to a Sparkling Moment’, which focuses on the role of the brand’s relevance for occasions, at the weekend or just for something a little bit special. The campaign comes as Highland Spring continues to outperform the category across the total ...

  • Asda sparks new round of price cuts with 2ppl off
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    Asda sparks new round of price cuts with 2ppl off

    2017-11-24T00:00:00Z

    A new round in the price war between supermarkets has started with a range of price cuts and promotions. Asda today (Friday 23 rd November) announced that has cut the price of fuel by up to 2ppl, bringing a new national price cap of 116.7ppl on unleaded and ...

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    Product news: Sparkling campaign for Christmas

    2017-11-22T00:00:00Z

    Highland Spring has unveiled a festive campaign titled ‘Escape to a Sparkling Moment’. Forming part of Highland Spring’s programme of investment to drive continued growth in the category, the campaign focuses on the role of the brand’s ’sparkling’ offering in elevating the relevance of bottled water for occasions, at the ...

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    product news: Spar supports charity with festive sandwiches

    2017-11-17T00:00:00Z

    Spar UK is raising funds for Marie Curie this Christmas, with the launch of a limited edition festive sandwich range. Spar’s Turkey Feast sandwich, stuffed with popular Christmas fillings including turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, will return this year. Also launching this year is a vegetarian festive sandwich, Wensleydale and ...

  • Jet/Spar dual branding pioneer buys second site
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    Jet/Spar dual branding pioneer buys second site

    2017-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Ayrshire-based Jet forecourt owner Brian Connolly, who opened the first Jet and Spar dual-branded site, has bought a second service station, in the market town of Dalmellington, 10 miles from his first forecourt at Maybole. The Dalmellington site is located on the Galloway Tourist route, which runs from the A74(M) ...

  • Spar UK launches first loyalty app with Zapper
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    Spar UK launches first loyalty app with Zapper

    2017-10-27T00:00:00Z

    Spar is partnering with Zapper to launch a mobile payments and loyalty app into Spar stores, including forecourt stores, starting in the south west this month. A selection of Appleby Westward’s Gillett’s Spar stores around Plymouth and Exeter are the first to launch with Zapper’s smart loyalty app while development ...

  • Large Esso forecourt with Spar store let by Christie & Co
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    Large Esso forecourt with Spar store let by Christie & Co

    2017-10-20T00:00:00Z

    Hinton Service Station, an Esso-branded forecourt located on the outskirts of Christchurch, has been let through specialist property adviser, Christie Co. The large forecourt site with a Spar convenience store and two adjoining rollover car washes has been operating since the 1920s. Located on the main ...

  • Spar celebrates 60th anniversary with Manchester spectacle
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    Spar celebrates 60th anniversary with Manchester spectacle

    2017-10-16T00:00:00Z

    Spar marked its 60th anniversary with a celebratory extravaganza at the impressive Manchester Central Convention Complex last weekend (October 14), which helped to raise £600,000 for the brand’s chosen charity, Marie Curie. More than 1,700 guests - including Spar retailers, suppliers and wholesalers along with their families and friends ...