The global food retail chain SPAR has started its India operation opening the chains first store ‘SPAR Supermarket’ at Hyderabad. For this project, SPAR International has entered into a strategic partnership with Max Hypermarket India Pvt Ltd, which will carry forward the Supermarket project across India.
Spread over 20,000 square feet of retail space, the store retails a wide range of products across segments that include FMCG, fish, meat, home textiles, personal care, kitchenwares, travel and IT accessories.
Speaking to media on the launch, Viney Singh, managing director, Max Hypermarkets, said, “We want to take retailing to a new level in India and give the customer something that he or she has never experienced before – the finest, freshest quality, widest choice, great value for money and personal and friendly service – all packaged together for a truly enjoyable shopping experience.”
“This is a customer-focused store which understands the pressures and pleasures of modern consumers and aims to improve the quality of the shopping experience by bringing tried and tested solutions in lighting and retail merchandising,” added Singh.
SPAR currently carry operations in 35 countries and operates on the principle of a ‘co-operative of independent retailers and wholesalers’, said a company press release.