SandpiperCI is proud to work in partnership, on a franchise basis, with a blue chip list of UK retail brands.
As the largest company in the Channel Islands, we have the local knowledge, infrastructure and expertise to offer a turnkey solution for brands thinking of entering this marketplace but wishing to avoid adding costs and complexity to their existing operations.




Further proof of our retail credentials is the success of our own retail businesses in the Channel Islands.

As the largest retailer in the islands with wholly-owned operations in Jersey and Guernsey, our current portfolio consists of 8 Icelands, 11 Food Halls, 8 Convenience Stores, 5 Petrol Forecourts, 16 Wine Warehouses, and 1 Bakery Store.

Our variety of fascia is each clearly targeted at a specific sector in the local marketplace.


Tynwald Mills Department Store - Isle of Man

SandpiperCI is expanding its retail estate into the Isle of Man early April 2017. The company has reached agreement to buy the entire share capital of the trading division of Tynwald Mills, the Isle of Man’s only department store. The 50,000 sq ft retail business curently provides a quality, retail centre for the Isle of Man’s shopping community. Read more...

SandpiperCI International Franchising


SandpiperCI are actively working with key partners to develop their brands in Mainland Europe. As the trusted partner of many UK brands, and who share the same language, culture & philosophy, we are in a unique position to leverage our knowledge of brands to help them enter new European markets.

If you would like to talk to us about Channel Islands or Mainland European franchise opportunities then please contact our
CEO Tony O’Neill.


In 2014 Sandpiper reached agreement with Costa Coffee to open outlets across Spain. The relationship between the two companies began in 2009 and this development represents a £10m investment into the brand.

The cafés are located in Malaga, Miramar, Moda, Seville,Teatro Real, Torremolinos, Parquesur, Malaga Plaza Málaga,Costa Coffee - La Canada, have now opened including most recently Costa Coffee - Parque Nevada located in Granada.  SandpiperCI also have opened 3 Costa Coffee stores in Gibraltar, Most recently on the ground floor of World Trade Centre Building on Bayside Road.


Hotel Chocolat Gibraltar opened in May 2016 and is located at 154 Main Street in the heart of Gibraltar's main shopping area. Hotel Chocolat is the second brand SandpiperCI has opened in Gibraltar.


Latest News


SandpiperCI opens their third Costa Coffee Store in Gibraltar

Sandpiper CI opened it's third Costa Coffee store in Gribraltar on the 28th February. The store is located on the ground floor of The World Tra...

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SandpiperCI expand their retail estate into the Isle of Man

SandpiperCI, the Channel Islands’ largest retailer is expanding its retail estate into the Isle of Man. The company has announced it has reac...

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SandpiperCI Match Money Raised in the "Pledge your Wedge" Jersey Charity Auction

This year’s Jersey Christmas Appeal charity auction has seen a welcome boost from the Channel Islands’ largest retailer, Sandpiper...

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