SPAR Oman teamed up with Kellogg’s for Oman Youth Open Scrabble Tournament

Oman, 2017-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — SPAR Oman and renowned A-brand supplier Kellogg’s teamed up recently to organise the Oman Youth Open Scrabble Tournament.

The Championships were truly exciting and a special highlight of the event was a workshop hosted by Karen Richards. Karen is a professional Australian Scrabble player who has participated in numerous Scrabble World Championships. She now devotes her time to travelling the world, coaching young people in the art of playing Scrabble. Her presence and her willingness to hold a workshop was an incredible boon for the Scrabble community in Oman.

During this event, the best youth players in Oman competed against each other, with the aim of claiming numerous age group prizes and the title of Oman Youth Open Scrabble Champion. This event was a unique chance to experience what tournament Scrabble feels like while at the same time developing one’s language skills.

There were different prizes for the age groups for Under 10, Under 13 and Under 18 – ensuring many delighted winners! For adult Scrabble lovers, a tournament was running simultaneously. Participants of both events received prizes, trophies and certificates of participation. The entire competition was a great experience for young and adult Scrabble players in Oman to play competitively.

SPAR Oman has built a reputation in the market for initiatives which have an educational element such as the Scrabble Tournament following on from the successful ‘Bake with Mom’, ‘Healthy Lunchboxes’ and similar activities since launching in 2015.

Contact:

SPAR International
Email: info@spar-international.com
Tel: +3120 626 6749

Source: Spar International

SPAR Oman debuts in Madinat Darsait with its 10th SPAR Supermarket

Oman, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Extending its presence across the Sultanate, SPAR Oman has opened its 10th SPAR Supermarket, which sees the brand entering Madinat Darsait for the first time.

This latest SPAR Supermarket is open 24/7 and features a broad range of fresh service departments including Fruit & Veg, Food-to-Go, Butchery and Fish & Seafood. The 630m2 store meets the needs of a broad shopper group comprising both families and single households, spanning expatriate workers to local citizens.

At the opening of the new store, Sridhar Moosapeta, SPAR Oman CEO said: “Since its launch, SPAR has quickly garnered a reputation for being one of the most trusted names in Oman’s retail sector. We have been setting benchmarks for product quality and efficient customer service based on a tradition that SPAR has perfected for over eight decades, worldwide.”

Consumer reaction to the new store has been incredible, with many shoppers taking advantage of the fantastic special offers that were run during the first week of trading. The extensive advertising campaign ahead of the opening included local newspaper ads, flyers delivered to 15,000 homes in the area and a SMS campaign to over 100,000 consumers. Additional buzz was created with an online campaign crossing a variety of social media channels.

Commenting on the launch of the latest SPAR store, Devendra Kumar, Head of SPAR Oman’s Retail Division said: “SPAR Oman brings customers global offerings along with the best of local produce. Our team is working relentlessly to create the highest value across our entire product range. Freshness, value, choice and excellent service form the bedrock of our retail strategy.”

Other prominent areas in the Sultanate where SPAR has established its presence are: Bausher, Al Khuwair, Madinat Sultan Qaboos, Mumtaz, MBD, Muttrah and ISD. SPAR Express stores have also opened in Al Khoud and Mawellah North, developed in partnership with Al Maha Petroleum.

Contact:

SPAR International
Email: info@spar-international.com
Tel: +3120 626 6749

Source: Spar International