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Spar is creating 1,000 new jobs at 50 new stores

The company is investing €100 million.

THE COMPANY WHICH owns the Spar brand in Ireland is to create 1,000 jobs in a €100 million investment in the company.

The company says that the fund will enhance existing stores as well as opening around 50 new sites.

Leo Crawford of BWG told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland that the company would be putting stores across the country.

“They’ll be city centre sites, as well as rural stores.

“People are making smaller shops and shopping more frequently and that is a positive and opportunistic thing for stores like Spar.”

BWG was sold to Spar South Africa in August.

Read: South African Spar is buying Irish Spar

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