In Shandong, the Partner Jiajiayue adds two new SPAR stores to its retail portfolio. SPAR Yangguang Xinlu Store (6,000sqm) and Shuijing Garden Store（4,000sqm）unveiled on September 16 and September 17 at Jinan and Jining respectively.
In this edition of Contact International, we reflect on this ethos put into practice with a variety of features on SPAR Austria’s market leadership position, procurement via the International SPAR Preferred Supplier Programme, as well as a look at the ‘Life after Lockdown’ campaign that is being used throughout the SPAR network.
With a focus on responsible retailing strategies, we also explore South Africa’s innovative DC solar plants as well as crucial community support initiatives across the globe.
On September 10, a new SPAR premium supermarket opened in Jinan, Shandong. The location is close to the Thousand-Buddha Mountain (Qianfo Shan), Jinan’s largest downtown park. Within the sales area of 6,000㎡, the supermarket brings easy access of over 20,000 groceries to local shoppers.
2020 China Community Business Conference was held in Jinan, Shandong during August 28th and 29th. Livestream e-commerce is already hugely popular in China. How retailers use it as a platform to innovate and boost their community-based grocery business? SPAR leaders from our partners Beijing Huaguan and Shandong Jiajiayue shared their insights on this topic with industrial leaders, experts and national livestream players at the conference.
Two new SPAR stores opened in Zhangjiakou city, Hebei province, bringing a vast assortment of goods and friendly services to local residents. To celebrate new openings, two locations provided special offers on a range of products, which has been warmly welcomed by locals in both areas.
Jiangmen is a city in Guangdong Province in southern China. On August 29, the first SPAR Flagship store in the city unveiled at Taishan Wanda Shopping Center, as an anchor store that draws customer in.
To support cold chain facilities in regions, SPAR China is putting more efforts into developing innovative solutions. New technologies and equipment are encouraged to be used to improve service capabilities and work efficiency at both warehouse and store level.