Spar will open 60 new stores - on top of the 43 already launched - by the end of its financial year, in a bid to boost turnover in a muted trading environment.

While Spar's interim results show overseas operations and its local Build it brand delivered double-digit turnover growth, the group reported wholesale turnover growth of 3.1% in SA, which it said reflected "weaker consumer spend and disruptions to the liquor business"...

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