In addition to SPAR Austria has taken in neighboring countries Foot: Since 1990 the successful story of ASPIAG in Northeast Italy, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia with more than 1,300 locations continued. After the early 1990s, signs of a saturation of the Austrian market, SPAR recognized the opportunities of cross-border orientation of the company and made the decision to expand into neighboring countries. With the aim of establishing independent national organizations in neighboring countries, founded in 1990 ASPIAG (Austria SPAR International AG) headquartered in Widnau / Switzerland . Since then, SPAR has been operating successfully in the markets in Northeast Italy, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia.
"Over the past decades, SPAR has developed extremely successfully from an Austrian grocer to a Central European retailer. In addition to the company's own expansion, corporate acquisitions are particularly important for steady growth. With the Billa takeover, we are further expanding our market position in Croatia. This is another chapter in the success story of SPAR."
Mag. Rudolf Staudinger
Director of the board, International operations
Group Structure SPAR Austria
The following companies can be found under the umbrella of SPAR Holding AG: