SPAR welcomes retailers to the UK’s strongest symbol group

November 28, 2017

SPAR is set to welcome independent retailers from across the country to the most stable and successful symbol group in the UK, following its focus on recruiting new convenience stores and forecourts in recent months.

SPAR UK’s sales teams have bolstered their recruitment efforts over the past three months and, thanks to the group’s exceptional logistics and planning, are now sealing the deal by bringing a large number of retailers to SPAR.

Retailers can be expecting to hea ... [Read More]

Christmas Food to Order

November 13, 2017

Take the hassle out of Christmas - Simply order your Christmas groceries in advance and collect from your local SPAR.

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Marie Curie Newsletter

November 9, 2017

60 Years of SPAR

October 17, 2017


On Friday 13th & Saturday 14th October we celebrated 60 Years of SPAR in the UK. The celebrations started at All Star Lanes in Manchester on Friday night. James Hall staff and retailers got together for food, drinks, bowling and karaoke! 

On Saturday afternoon we all made our way to Manchester Central with the entire SPAR UK family. The entrance to the event was a time machine, so we could look back at memories from the last 60 years. There was al ... [Read More]

Scafell Pike Hike Raises More Funds For Marie Curie

September 28, 2017

So far we have raised over £29,000 for Marie Curie. This fantastic amount has been raised through cake sales, the Daffodil Appeal in March, dress down days, donations on sandwiches and the most recent event, Scafell Pike, which raised an amazing £875!

Members of staff from James Hall and some of our retailers climbed the highest mountain in England on Saturday 9th September.

The trek covered 9 miles, ascended over 3,200ft and took approximately six hours to complete. Well do ... [Read More]

SPAR Far Challenge

September 14, 2017

Everybody at James Hall had a great time taking part in the SPAR Far challenge. Take a look at some of our pictures below!


Brave The Shave

September 8, 2017

On 23rd August 2017 one of our independent retailers Nigel Master's shaved his hair off for Macmillan, in remembrance of his mother. The initial target was to raise £500 but the final total was over £2000!


Nigel's Story:

"I am braving the shave in remembrance of my mother Kath Masters and also to help raise money for Macmillan whom not only brought a smile to my mothers face in her final days but also supported my father during this horrible time. Macmillan Care ... [Read More]

SPAR Lancashire School Games

July 17, 2017

More than 2,000 pupils from 15 districts met at Blackpool’s Stanley Park to compete in the SPAR Lancashire School Games county finals, in a bid to be crowned county champions in a range of sports.

Following months of qualifying competitions to earn their places in the finals, pupils didn’t let the rain dampen their spirits as they battled it out in 16 events including athletics, cricket, gymnastics, tee ball and mini tennis.

The title of overall count ... [Read More]

SPAR’s Shop & Win returns with digital innovation and 60th anniversary theme

June 15, 2017

On the back of its huge popularity, SPAR’s multi award-winning footfall driving campaign Shop & Win is back this summer with new digital innovation, even bigger prizes, and stunning pop-art imagery to tie in with SPAR UK’s 60th anniversary.

Shop & Win has received an array of achievements in the past, winning a number of industry awards since its launch. This summer the campaign is back running alongside SPAR’s new 60th anniversary in-store deals event, ... [Read More]

James Hall & Co Raise Over £700 for Marie Curie

April 4, 2017

Throughout March James Hall & Co was proud to support Marie Curie, raising money for the charity in a variety of ways, including taking part in the Great Daffodil Appeal with the sale of pin badges available to all members of staff.

Marie Curie helps people receive the best possible care at the end of their life, in the place of their choice and surrounded by the things and people they love the most. The Great Daffodil Appeal is their flagshi ... [Read More]