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StrongPoint chosen by SPAR International as preferred supplier worldwide

Published: 1. April 2022

(Oslo, April 1, 2022) StrongPoint, a leader in grocery retail, has been chosen by SPAR International as a Preferred Supplier for e-commerce order picking, click and collect e-commerce and instore cash management solutions.

SPAR International is one of the most recognised grocery retail brands with over 13,500 stores in 48 countries across four continents. StrongPoint is already a supplier to SPAR partners in multiple countries and this new agreement reflects their satisfaction with StrongPoint’s proven track record of world-class e-commerce and instore solutions.

The framework agreement signed with SPAR International covers StrongPoint’s grocery e-commerce order picking, click and collect, and in-store cash management solutions. It means that SPAR Partners in the SPAR network will get easier access to certain StrongPoint solutions via their internal intranet.

We are proud that StrongPoint has been chosen as a preferred supplier for such a global grocery retailer. We can now offer in an easier way SPAR partners to get access to our outstanding e-grocery shopping solutions as they continue to invest and scale their online offer, as well as making instore shopping easier and more frictionless,” said Jacob Tveraabak, StrongPoint CEO.

At SPAR International, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to meet the needs of our customers. Our global partnership with StrongPoint as a preferred supplier of connected e-commerce fulfilment solutions can strengthen our customer offer. This partnership builds on the fully customisable e-commerce platform made available to SPAR country organisations and retailers last year. In the past two years, we have seen a sharp increase in the number of our customers choosing to shop online,” said Tom Rose, Head of International Operations at SPAR International.

StrongPoint will be listed as a Preferred Supplier on SPAR International’s intranet and work with their central team that supports their partners when they invest in new technologies.

About StrongPoint

StrongPoint is a retail technology company that provides solutions to make shops smarter, shopping experiences better and online grocery shopping more efficient. With over 400 employees in Norway, Sweden, the Baltics and Spain and together with a wide partner network, StrongPoint supports businesses in more than 20 countries. StrongPoint provides in-store cash management and payment solutions, electronic shelf labels, self-checkouts, task and labor management software, click & collect temperature-controlled grocery lockers, in-store and drive-thru grocery pickup solutions and, grocery order picking solutions. StrongPoint is headquartered in Norway and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange with a revenue of 1bn NOK [ticker: STRO].

About SPAR International

SPAR International is the world’s largest food retail voluntary group 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.