By Bennett Oghifo
SPAR Nigeria, a leading hypermarket brand, has officially open ed shop at the Tejuosho Ultra-Modern Shopping Centre, recently, amid celebration, fantastic discounts and lots of freebies to shoppers.
The Grand Launch was chaired by the Chief Financial Officer of Tejuosho Ultra-Modern Shopping Centre, Mr. Babatunde Ige and the General Manager of the Shopping Centre Mr. Edwards Stevenson.
As is the tradition of SPAR store openings, guests and shoppers were treated to various discounts and freebies on items purchased from individual vendors in the store.
The New store will offer shoppers within Ojuelegba, Yaba, Surulere, Sabo, Akoka and its environ the best competitive shopping advantage within the clean, serene shopping ambience of the Tejuosho shopping centre.
Head of Marketing, John Goldsmith said, â€œNigeria is arguably the largest economy in Africa. She is also the Country with the highest human capital/labour force within the continent. Global brands and businesses need the right market for their various goods and services especially in the FMCG category and Nigeria possesses this unique quality. We continue to expand here because our interest goes beyond profit to job creation and SMEs support. We have loyal shoppers who are passionate about quality, service delivery and Brand-shoppers interaction.â€
Tejuosho Shopping Centre is going to be a major shopping destination in main land lagos with over 1,000 retail stores supported by over 800 car parking facilities, Food Court and Multiplex. The Shopping Centre can be access with ease from Yaba as well as from Surulere side.
While expressing optimism at the growth potential of Nigeria in post-recession, John further stated that the rate of business transactions within the retail sector have increased considerably, giving hope to local and foreign businesses.
As the yuletide season beckons, SPAR remains poised in its primary objective of serving the needs of its shoppers while provide more career and retail opportunities with each store opening.
The Hypermarket presently runs a total of six stores in Lagos and 12 stores across Nigeria.
SPAR Nigeria operates 12 hypermarket stores across Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Calabar and Enugu. The store specialises in a wide spread of products, ranging from Grocery, Bakery, Butchery, Fruits and Vegetables, Hot Meals, Wine and Spirits, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Consumer Electronics, Large and Small Home Appliances, Mobile Phones, Laptops & Tablets, Perfumes, Watches & Jewelry.
SPAR, a Dutch multinational retail chain has global presence in 44 countries across 4 continents with over 12,500 stores. Apart from Nigeria, SPAR boast of its presence in Angola, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mozambique. Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe to name a few