With over 12,000 stores in 34 countries, this is one of the world's largest retail chain. In Zambia, SPAR started operating in December, 2003. SPAR Zambia offers the highest standards of quality in all areas, from their range of products to their warm and dedicated service. The stores aim to meet the needs of their individual customer in a clean, efficient and homely environment. SPAR Zambia operates a wide array of corporate and franchise stores across the country.