All Spark's 62 stores will soon be owned by the company.
All Spark’s 62 stores will soon be owned by the company.

Spark is taking over the running of 26 Spark-branded retail stores that had previously been operated by retail partners Leading Edge and Orb.

Channel manager Grant McBeath said that would mean Spark would own all its 62 stores by the end of the year.

The change away from a dealer model would make it easier for Spark to use the stores to showcase its digital services, such as streaming television service Lightbox, he said.

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