SPAR Nigeria opens new hypermarket in Tejuoshop shopping centre in Lagos

SPAR Nigeria opens new hypermarket in Tejuoshop shopping centre in Lagos

LAGOS, Nigeria, 2018-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the brand new Tejuoshop shopping centre in Lagos, SPAR Nigeria recently opened a SPAR Hypermarket with a sales area of 1,425m², attracting huge crowds on the opening day.

The Tejuosho Shopping Centre, the former Tejuosho Market, famous for fabric and garment trading, is an ultra-modern shopping centre and with room for 1,000 stores, this multi-storey building is one of the largest shopping destinations in the country. The brand new SPAR Hypermarket is the anchor tenant and will drive key footfall to the shopping centre.

The new hypermarket attracts shoppers through its broad product range. In addition to FMCG products, there is an extensive offering of fruit & vegetables, an instore butchery and bakery, a service counter with freshly prepared snacks and meals, dairy & perishables, a broad range of wines & spirits, electronics, home appliances, mobile phones and laptops – catering for the needs of modern consumers. In addition to this extensive product range, SPAR Nigeria offers a number of promotional items and services to shoppers such as gift cards, reward cards and consumer leasing services.

The SPAR Hypermarket targets consumers in Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria, and the surrounding areas of Yaba, Akoka, Jibowu and Surulere.

With the opening of the new hypermarket, SPAR Nigeria now operates a total of six stores in the city of Lagos and 12 overall in Nigeria, delivering a total retail space of over 39,800m².

Watch this video of the opening of the SPAR Hypermarket in the Tejuoshop shopping centre in Lagos.

About SPAR Nigeria

The SPAR licence for Nigeria was granted to the Artee Group in 2009, a leading retail operator in Lagos. Progress has continued throughout the years in growing the SPAR presence in the country with the development of the brand through a combination of new build and conversion stores.

Both hypermarkets and large supermarkets are operated in key cities across the country, with ongoing development of retail expertise and the import of SPAR Own Brand products to complement the locally sourced ranges.

SOURCE: SPAR International

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SPAR Nigeria hosted SME Bazaar for small and medium Nigerian enterprises

Nigeria, 2017-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Nigeria was the host of the one day SME Bazaar organised for small and medium Nigerian enterprises in collaboration with the Bank of Industry, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria and the Retail Council of Nigeria.

The SME Bazaar followed an extensive SME Workshop to educate and offer professional assistance to small businesses on the essence of modern day retailing. More than 40 growing businesses showcased their products to SPAR shoppers and the general public. Products included grains, beverages, clothing and merchandise, cosmetics, etc. all manufactured in Nigeria.

Present at the occasion was the Deputy Managing Director of SPAR Nigeria, Mr. Prakash Keswani.  He stated that Nigeria has much potential in terms of business ideas and retail growth. “As a Hypermarket business, we are deeply interested in Nigerian products. We need to encourage and support growing businesses to standardise and align with best practices in the modern retail world.”

The Regional Head of the SME Division of the Bank of Industry, Mr. Adetokunbo Akinsola congratulated suppliers at the Bazaar, saying that their products had the potential to go beyond the country’s borders if they remain committed to maintaining high quality standards. He also stated that the Bank of Industry was willing to support growing businesses in achieving their financial goals and objectives.

Ms Doris Onwugamba, Managing Director of the business arm of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria was highly impressed with the day and stated: “It is evident that Nigerians are interested in Made in Nigeria products. I am excited that suppliers have upgraded packaging and increased registrations.’’

Suppliers were grateful with the opportunity to present their products at the Bazaar. Amede Olisa-Achingale, a producer of organic food products, stated that before the Bazaar she felt limited in her reach to potential customers but through the event had been able to showcase her products for more effective market reach.


SPAR International
Tel: +3120 626 6749

Source: Spar International