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Store Visits

Each year our analysts visit dozens of stores across the globe to bring you in-depth store visit reports. Each of the following store visit feature floor plans, store photos and full commentary written by our team of international retail experts.

Store Visits
Carrefour, Villiers-en-Bière, France
Carrefour, Villiers-en-Bière, France
Carrefour Villiers-en-Bière is the retailer’s flagship hypermarket in France. After 18 months of investment, the store has been reopened with a focus on shoppers and their ...
Mar 2017


Easy Carrefour, Gonghe Store, Shanghai, China
Easy Carrefour, Gonghe Store, Shanghai, China
Carrefour is concentrating on convenience store development in China, trying to find a new growth model for the competitive market. We visited this Easy Carrefour store ...
Dec 2016


Carrefour Spain: a day with the retailer
Carrefour Spain: a day with the retailer
We spent a day with Carrefour Spain to understand how it has been evolving its strategy, bolstering its hypermarkets, bringing its offer closer to shoppers through ...
Nov 2016


Carrefour, Paris, France: flexing the offer to differentiate with proximity stores
Carrefour, Paris, France: flexing the offer to differentiate with proximity stores
We spent a day with Carrefour in Paris to understand how the retailer is creating differentiated proximity formats to help its franchisees meet the needs of ...
Nov 2016


Carrefour Euralille: digitising the hypermarket
Carrefour Euralille: digitising the hypermarket
Following its renovation in 2015, Carrefour has created an urban, food-focused hypermarket in the Euralille shopping centre. Its highlights include the connected trolley, regional ranges, the ...
Oct 2016


Carrefour Market, Warsaw, Poland
Carrefour Market, Warsaw, Poland
We spent a day in Warsaw investigating the initiatives in-store and looking at how they are being incorporated across the Carrefour estate to help it stand ...
Sep 2016


Carrefour, Argentina: a day with the retailer
Carrefour, Argentina: a day with the retailer
Carrefour is a market leader in Argentina, operating a multi-format proposition. We spent a day with the Carrefour team in Buenos Aires, checking out the latest ...
Jul 2016


Carrefour, Montesson, France
Carrefour, Montesson, France
Carrefour Montesson sees the retailer’s focus on fresh and counters supported by the addition of new products that provide inspiration and widen choice, while pricing messages ...
Mar 2016


CarrefourSA, Istanbul, Turkey
CarrefourSA, Istanbul, Turkey
We visited a CarrefourSA hypermarket close to the retailer’s headquarters on the Asian side of Istanbul where we appreciated how hero categories are enhancing the shopping ...
Jan 2016


Carrefour, Taipei, Taiwan
Carrefour, Taipei, Taiwan
As the largest hypermarket chain in Taiwan, Carrefour endeavours to provide Taiwanese shoppers with high quality foods, extensive private label ranges and unparalleled level of services. ...
Jul 2015


Carrefour Deira City, Dubai, UAE
Carrefour Deira City, Dubai, UAE
The hypermarket is a key format for Majid Al Futtaim (MAF), the operator of the Carrefour brand in the Middle East. The hypermarket, as in other ...
Apr 2015


Carrefour City Malakoff, Paris, France
Carrefour City Malakoff, Paris, France
Carrefour City Malakoff highlights the benefits of franchisee run stores by empowering store owners to target local shopper needs ...
Aug 2014


Carrefour Market Courbevoie, Paris, France
Carrefour Market Courbevoie, Paris, France
Carrefour Market Courbevoie is an urban supermarket that provides a food-oriented offer to meet the needs of a diverse and wealthy shopper base ...
Aug 2014


Carrefour Auteuil, Paris, France
Carrefour Auteuil, Paris, France
Carrefour Auteuil highlights how the retailer is able to flex its offer, even within the hypermarket format, to target local shoppers through an adaptation of its ...
Jul 2014


Carrefour Villeneuve la Garenne, Paris, France
Carrefour Villeneuve la Garenne, Paris, France
Carrefour Villeneuve-la-Garenne offers customers a new shopping experience, with a host of technology-focused features set alongside Carrefour’s core hypermarket offer, with strong attention given to fresh ...
Jul 2014


Carrefour, Lille, France
Carrefour, Lille, France
We recently visited Carrefour’s hypermarket in Lille to see how the company is evolving the approach it takes with its largest stores under the leadership of ...
Feb 2013


Carrefour Express, Milan, Italy
Carrefour Express, Milan, Italy
Convenience stores account for the majority of Carrefour’s network in Italy. We spent time with the Carrefour team in Milan, checking out the latest initiatives in ...
Jan 2013


Carrefour Convenience, Paris, France
Carrefour Convenience, Paris, France
We visited Carrefour’s successful convenience concepts in Paris to understand how the retail is segmenting this growing channel. ...
Apr 2012


Carrefour Bairro and Express, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Carrefour Bairro and Express, Sao Paulo, Brazil
We review in-store initiatives at Carrefour’s fast growing supermarket and convenience operations in Brazil. ...
Nov 2011


Carrefour Atacadao, Parelheiros, Brazil
Carrefour Atacadao, Parelheiros, Brazil
Atacadão is Carrefour’s fastest growing format in Brazil; we witnessed the broad appeal of the market leading wholesale concept first hand. ...
Aug 2011


Carrefour Market, Manresa, Spain
Carrefour Market, Manresa, Spain
Located in an area with strong regional roots, Carrefour Market Manresa showcases the retailer's latest concept for its supermarket format stores. ...
Jun 2011


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