Spar Hungary has announced that it has renovated one Interspar store and three Spar supermarkets in the country for HUF 3.3 billion (€9.4 million).
The retailer spent approximately HUF 1.8 billion (€5.1 million) in renovating the 20-year-old Interspar hypermarket in Dunaújváros.
The outlet now boasts of a more spacious store layout with a new delicatessen counter and an in-store bakery.
It is also equipped with innovative refrigerators, new shelves, furniture, and self-checkouts.
It also has an ‘Interspar to Go” section, which offers an extensive range of hot and cold meals.
The modernised store features energy-efficient and environmentally friendly heating, cooling, and lighting technologies, Spar added.
Other Store Renovation Projects
The retailer also refurbished its supermarkets in Nyírbátor, Szentendre, and Tamási.
The company invested HUF 563 million (€1.6 million) in the store in Nyírbátor, HUF 601 million (€1.7 million) in Szentendre and 243-million (€695,000) in Tamási.
Commenting on the renovation, head of communications at Spar Hungary, Márk Maczelka, said, “In reaction to the increasing purchasing power in certain towns and surrounding areas, and considering changing customer demands, we adjusted the profiles, designs, and product ranges of our stores in Dunaújváros, Szentendre, Nyírbátor, and Tamási.
"After extensive modernisation, each store offers an extended product range for all customer needs."
The facade of the store in Nyírbátor has been reconstructed and the interior has been redesigned in line with the company’s latest branding concept, Spar said in its statement.
The retailer has lowered the height of shelves in the bakery and fruit and vegetables sections for a better shopping experience.
In Szentendre, the retailer has redesigned the facade, parking lot, deli counter, and bakery section.
The renovation in this outlet focused around food-to-go products, including a wide range of sandwiches, salads, desserts, and fresh and hot meals, the retailer added.
The renovation in the store in Tamási included a reconstruction of the facade, addition of delicatessen, bakery and grill counters as well as a salad bar and self-checkout facility.
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