Spar’s online shopping platform, Spar2U, will launch at many of its stores in the coming months, according to the group’s interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2022.
Individual Spar branches will decide for themselves how they want to use the platform.
“There is great enthusiasm from our independent retailers to implement Spar’s new online shopping platform, Spar2U,” the company said.
“Our online platform is receiving positive reviews and a large number of stores are preparing to launch online within their communities in the coming months.”
The company first revealed its plans to launch an online shopping platform in November 2021, when it announced that it would be piloting the project.
It is the last listed South African grocery retailer to offer a delivery service.
Checkers, Pick n Pay, and Woolworths have been operating delivery services in the country for some time now.
Spar announced earlier this year