• 38 countries
  • 50+ years in SA
  • Independent Retailers

Join the SPAR Family

Become part of an internationally successful brand

If you have an appetite for success and want to be the proud business owner of an internationally recognisable brand – then you’re at the right place!

With SPAR, you’ll be buying into one of the most established and successful, ‘franchising styled’ businesses in the world. In South Africa alone, SPAR has been empowering retailers for over 50 years. We will back you with an expert team, who will assist and guide you every step of the way.

  • 1000+ stores
  • 842 TOPS at SPAR
  • 392 Build it outlets
  • 132 Pharmacies

Store Formats

A store format to suit your business needs

SPAR South Africa offers four store formats:

  • SPAR for neighbourhood shopping,
  • SUPERSPAR for competitively priced, one-stop bulk shopping
  • KWIKSPAR for everyday convenience
  • SaveMor for rural and township markets

Once you’re an existing SPAR owner you’ll qualify to own a TOPS at SPAR liquor outlet – an opportunity to rapidly expand your business.

Build it stores cater for all your home building requirements.

  • Expert Guidance
  • 372 trucks
  • 31 million kms/year

Retailer Support Services

The magic of joining our family

When joining us as an independent SPAR owner you instantly become a part of our family, and that has benefits. With SPAR you have the backing of an international powerhouse and expert advice to guide you to success.

From planning and setting-up your store to the most efficient distribution network that delivers anywhere in the country, we offer a complete service stack. You’ll have access to professional consultants and support from specialist advisors – as well as comprehensive media coverage across all channels.

  • 80 billion turnover
  • 48 million customers/month
  • 196 010 deliveries/year

How To Invest

A sound investment decision

With all prospective owners, a feasibility study is done. This study will assist you in making a sound business decision. When evaluating the feasibility of opening a new store, SPAR does the hard work for you; this includes gathering the demographic data that informs proper store location and sizing. A comprehensive business plan is developed for every new SPAR member, as well as a step-by-step implementation plan towards your store’s big opening.  
Approximate start-up costs of our stores:

  • KWIKSPAR from R5 million
  • SPAR from R8 million
  • SUPERSPAR from R10 million