SPAR Opens New Lagos Outlet
SPAR Nigeria has increased its footprint in Nigeria by opening a new outlet at Leisure Mall, Surulere, Lagos.
With this development, the hypermarket store which has been at the forefront of providing quality retail products to Nigerians is now in 14 locations in Nigeria with over 45,000 sq mtrs of retail space. Specifically, there are 8 stores Lagos, 2 each in Abuja and Port Harcourt and One each in Enugu and Calabar.
The new store in Leisure Mall offers Food, Grocery, Fruits and Vegetables, Butchery & Bakery, Wine & Spirits, Take Away Food, Frozen, Consumer Electronics, Laptops, Mobile phone along with host of other products categories in the household consumption space.
In his comment at the launch of the new outlet, the Marketing Manager, SPAR Nigeria, Emmanuel Isangediok said, “We are excited to increase our footprint in Lagos by opening this outlet and in Nigeria at large. By opening this outlet, we are reiterating our commitment to improving the retail sector of the economy and through the provision of jobs for the teeming youths.”
He added, “We are glad to have brought the brand closer to the people of Surulere, Iponri, Orile-Iganmu and environs and it will reduce their travel time to get their products of choice from other outlets with the state,” he added.
While expressing his delight that the International brand is located in Leisure Mall, the Chairman, Mr. Abiodun Balogun, appreciated the brand for situating the outlet in the mall. His words: “we are glad to host this reputable brand that has been synonymous with quality products and gives customers a wide range of choices in the retail sector in Nigeria. It is our joy that they have decided to open an outlet around this axis of the city and we are sure that they will enjoy the patronage of discerning customers who work and reside around here.
“The maxim of the brand is “My SPAR, My Nigeria” and they have being growing the retail economy by expanding their footprint, supporting local farmers and reaching out to community through noble initiatives,” he said.
SPAR, a Dutch multinational retail chain has global presence in 48 countries across 4 continents with over 12,700 stores. Apart from Nigeria, SPAR has presence in Cameroon, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and many more countries in African continent. Other continents where has a long presence are Europe, Asia, Australia and Middle East.
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