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About The Organization

SPAR Hypermarkets in India is a result of a strategic partnership between Dubai based Landmark Group's Max Hypermarkets India Pvt. Ltd. & Amsterdam based SPAR International. The company started with one store in 1932 and now comprises of 12,500+ stores in 44 countries across 4 continents. The success story of SPAR has been underpinned by a set of values that have guided the organization since its inception which was more than 80 years ago. At the heart of these core values is the commitment of SPAR stores worldwide towards Freshness, Choice, Value, & Service. SPAR India currently has 24 stores across 9 cities. Through its commitment to outstanding service and excellence in fresh foods, SPAR meets the real needs of its customers.

Company Size

2947 Employees




Why Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited is a Great Place to Work?

Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™. Great Place to Work® is considered the ‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition. As a certified organization, Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited became eligible to be considered among 'India's Best Companies to Work For 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Best Companies to Work For is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria.

Culture Snapshot

Max Hypermarkets continues to grow not only in terms of their physical stores but also in terms of the width and depth of their employee interventions. They are doing more for connecting with, thanking, developing, and engaging their people. The fact that these efforts extend to stakeholders much beyond their immediate set of employees showcases the impact that the leadership wants to make.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from January 2020 - December 2020

Among India's Best Workplaces in Retail 2020

Best People Practices

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Passport to Greatness

Passport to Greatness' has been designed to combine sales information, mission operationalization, R&R, learning goals, and monthly appraisals of an employee. The passport looks like a regular passport with top sheet carrying the name of the associate, the inside carrying 2 sheets for each month where on the left sheet the associate takes down the details of the sales made, and the right sheet carries the learning plan and the achievements made by the associate. Employees find it fun to use and take pride in keeping a record of their career and achievements. 


Listening - Upward Communication


Majlis is an Arabic word, which means a place where the ruler discusses the petitions of his subjects. At SPAR, they work on the principle of Ask, Listen, and Improve. The main focus of this activity is asking for solutions to various issues from the ground staff. As the idea is shared by the employees, they are excited to own it till execution. 

Career @ Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited

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Leaders Speak


Vipin Bhandari

CEO, Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited

"A truly strong culture offers mutual support, promotes trust, rewards employees' efforts, and ensures that employees know their work is meaningful. We strongly believe in the fact that Happy Employees = Happy Customers which in turn helps the customers to visit us again with a Smile. Service with a Smile is Cliché what we believe is Service with a purpose to give intrinsic value to customers with our four pillars of Choice, Value, freshness, and Service which in turn provides a good customer experience."

Ramya Ganesh

Manager Corporate HR, Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited

“We strongly believe in driving the business through PEOPLE by Engaging, Developing & Retaining the right talent, in turn, making the difference in the lives of our team members. Our focus is Customer Centricity; we strive to build an innovative & engaging - Fast, Fun & Friendly environment. GPTW would provide us a great platform to showcase our employees that the values & practices we believe & drive is been recognized as the best culture among the best employers of India”

Pearlraj Cannivady

Marketing Head, Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited

"The biggest step in creating a brand is to build belief and commitment among the team which delivers on the brand promise. To build this, it takes consistency in building the employer brand – building assurance and credibility. Thanks to the team to making SPAR Hypermarket a Great Place to Work."

Life @ Max Hypermarkets India Private Limited

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