Spar Wars

Spar Wars

Owners of 44 Spar shops go head-to-head with HQ.

Spar Group Ltd and the group of stores owned under the Spar banner by the Giannacopoulos family, are involved in a dirty war of words and actions that could eventually reflect on the share price of the JSE listed company.

The 44 Giannacopoulos-owned Spar shops, that employ close on 3,000 people, claim in documents submitted to the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg, that there has been an orchestrated series of attacks on them driven by the Spar Guild of Southern Africa (an association of Spar shop owners) and Spar Group Limited.

Spar in turn accuses the family group of bringing the brand into disrepute because of the numerous and ongoing labour court cases brought against them.

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Submitted by : Ron Mcgregor of Cape Town on 2020-04-02 02:00:51
"They focus on a specific shop, scare off the staff, the customers and the passing public, lock the doors and even take hostages, all seemingly without any consequences."

There lies the problem. In this ungovernable country, there are no consequences for breaking the law. The victims - if they can survive long enough, and IF they have the money - have to pay for justice.
Submitted by : Go back to your country on 2020-03-31 08:50:20
Once again a Nigerian causing havoc over here.
Is he a legally resident?
He obviously is sour because he lost out with the CCMA.
My advice to Daniel is to shut up and go home.


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