SPAR International selects LS Retail as preferred software supplier for SPAR worldwide

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Multinational food retail chain SPAR has selected LS Retail as the preferred supplier for retail management software for SPAR wholesale and retail partners worldwide.

SPAR is the world’s largest leading voluntary group of independently owned and operated retailers and wholesalers, who work in partnership under the SPAR brand. The group includes more than 13,500 stores in over 48 countries across four continents. The independent organizations, which co-operate under the SPAR brand worldwide, access international trading agreements that enhance their competitiveness, productivity, and profitability.

Tom Rose, Head of International Operations at SPAR International commented on the announcement: “We are pleased to partner with LS Retail in support of our SPAR wholesale and retail operations worldwide. They are a leading expert in unified business software solutions, and we are certain they will play a major role in supporting the SPAR business globally, all within one platform. At SPAR, we are continuously looking at ways to improve and add value to our business. We welcome the opportunity to work with partners such as LS Retail to help enhance and grow the SPAR brand in communities across the globe.”

LS Retail is Microsoft’s largest independent software vendor for retail software. The LS Retail software solutions extend Microsoft Dynamics 365 enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems with specialized industry functionality. With LS Retail software, companies can manage their entire business, from financials to back-office tasks, inventory, point of sale (POS), loyalty, and customer experience within the same system. More than 500 grocery and supermarket chains have already selected LS Retail software to run their business.

“SPAR is one of the best known and most trusted supermarket brands, with a presence in four continents. We are proud of being appointed preferred supplier for such a successful retail chain,” says Kristjan Johannsson, Chief Commercial Officer at LS Retail. “Our unified commerce solutions provide retailers with the industry functionality and detailed insights they need to offer great customer experiences both in person and online. For a leader in its industry like SPAR, it makes perfect sense to choose a solution tailored for the grocery vertical which is built on agility, reliability, and intelligence. We look forward to witnessing the positive impact our solutions will bring to SPAR partners worldwide.”

According to the agreement, LS Retail will develop a software template which SPAR country organizations worldwide will be able to adapt in their preferred language to run their stores. LS Retail will also be listed on the official SPAR International intranet platform as a Preferred Supplier.

About SPAR International

SPAR International is the world’s largest food retail voluntary chain with over 13,500 stores worldwide and global retail sales of €39.8 billion in 2020.

SPAR International unites and operates in partnership with independent retailers by working together to share global scale and expertise to enhance the competitiveness of its retail partners worldwide and build the SPAR brand internationally. 

About LS Retail

LS Retail is a world-leading developer and provider of unified commerce software that extends the Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERPs with in-depth functionality for retail, hospitality, food service, and pharmacy businesses. Every day the LS Retail management systems power over 90,000 retail stores, restaurants, pharmacies, hotels, and resorts across the globe.

The LS Retail solutions unite within one platform ERP, Point of Sale, e-commerce, order and inventory management, loyalty, advanced analytics, and more. This means our customers can run their whole business across all their sales channels with one platform, cutting IT costs, reducing mistakes, and doing more with less time and effort. Learn more at


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