operates in the Convenience Stores sector of the Grocery Market. The stores which are supplied and operated by the Company, over 500 in total, trade under the Spar fascia. They are located along the M4 corridor and in the South East, and are serviced from the two distribution centres in South Wales and East Sussex.

The Company constantly strives to develop its greatest asset, the people who work in the business, Through well developed information systems, procedures and our "putting people first" philosophy we are able to plan with increasing confidence in a rapidly changing market sector.

The Company's Strategic Objective is to:
"Develop new and existing SPAR stores
to levels of excellence that make good local food shops readily available to a growing number of consumers, promoting the continuous improvement of central distribution and all supporting services."

Though the achievement of our Strategic Objective, and by operating with integrity, we will deliver a first class service to our customers. In that way we will provide a satisfying shopping experience for all consumers visiting SPAR stores and will ensure the continuing prosperity of SPAR retailers, of our staff and of the business.