Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society announces the opening of the new SPAR Express store, located at AL Jeel Tower in Reem Island, Abu Dhabi.
The new store which is the twenty-first Spar to open in the UAE has a floor space of 160 sq metres and is estimated to bring in a footfall of 7,000 customers daily.
The new express format will offer over 3,000 products ranging from healthy local fresh fruit and vegetables to delicious treats, quick bites to day-to-day essentials. To meet the needs of the neighbourhood, the store will offer high-quality products at affordable prices, and will also provide a home delivery service. Residents can also enjoy freshly brewed coffee from the in-store Insomnia café corner.
SPAR Express is open from 8 am to midnight daily, providing a community hub for the 50,000 residents in the catchment area.
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society has a diversified portfolio, operating over forty retail stores in the UAE, including SPAR hyper, super and express stores. The first SPAR Express was opened in 2013.
Speaking at the opening Mohamed AlKhaja, the Head of Merchandise and Marketing said ‘We are delighted to bring our SPAR brand to Al Reem Island – a brand known for quality and convenience. We are dedicated to providing an exceptional shopper experience and exceeding customer expectations every day. The team is looking forward to serving our discerning customers of Al Reem Island.”
About Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society’s, SPAR stores
SPAR is an international group of independently owned and operated retailers and wholesalers who work together in partnership under the SPAR Brand to provide a high-quality, value-for-money shopping experience for the communities we serve.
Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society has collaborated with SPAR International to own and manage the trademark license agreement to operate SPAR stores in the UAE. The first SPAR supermarket was opened by Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society in the UAE in 2012. SPAR has seen steady growth in the UAE with Abu Dhabi Co-operative Society, who now manage over twenty SPAR branded stores including hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience formats.
The business started with one Dutch store in 1932 and now comprises more than 13,500 stores in over 48 countries on four continents. The development of SPAR has been underpinned by a set of values that have guided the organization since its establishment 90 years ago. At the heart of these core values is the commitment of SPAR independent entrepreneurs to collaborate in all areas of wholesale and retail to ensure we serve our local communities with passion while being authentic in all we do.