Spar bosses planning to take on retail giants

l The new South African owners of the company want to move into the supermarket and large store market

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Ian Kehoe

17th August, 2014
One of the existing Superspar stores in Sunninghill, Gauteng, South Africa

BY ian kehoe

business editor

Watch out, Tesco: the new South African owners of Spar are planning on driving the Irish convenience chain into the supermarket and large store market, a move that would put the retailer in direct competition with retail giants Tesco, SuperValu and Dunnes Stores.

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