Spar Española plans store expansion

MADRID, SPAIN: Spar Española plans to open 50 outlets a year for the next five years. It also said it hoped to revamp as many existing stores as possible to bring them up to Spar International standards, focusing on fresh, health and prepared dishes. The retailer is to open a 13,000 sq ft store on the island of Gran Canaria this week that features electronic shelf-edge labelling linked to checkouts to "streamline purchase and eliminate errors".