Convenience store visits

Our store visit reports feature floor plans, store photos and full commentary written by our team of international retail experts. Dozens of reports are made every year of stores that feature new concepts in food and grocery retail.


See inside our pick for January’s store of the month, GRIDSERVE, UK. We look at how the world’s first solely electric forecourt provides a strong retail offer and useful facilities for customers whose dwell time will be much longer than the current refuelling pitstop.


We visited four of CRV's formats in Shenzen to see how the retailer is executing its strategy in the city.
We visited three MRH sites to see how the forecourt operator is flexing store formats to fit customer needs
Mini Big C on Surawong is the retailers flagship convenience store, featuring ready-to-eat ranges and strong private label ranges.
This small supermarket format shows how Waitrose is seeking to bringing the essence of its big store offer to a more limited footprint.
Fresh the Good Food Market provides an outstanding example of how a retailer can push deep into food-to-go territory. Here we share some of the highlights of its latest store format in Dublin.
Our guide to a sample of great stores in SPAR’s Northern Guild.
How McColl’s is evolving its retail format to better meet today’s shopper needs and the impact of is supply partnership with Morrisons
This multi-award winning independent store shows how a progressive retailer can reinvent itself to match and exceed competitors across the local food retail environment.
We visited the Musgrave's latest flagship Daybreak forecourt in Cork, to see how it is applying new concepts to take the role of the forecourt to new heights.
We visited the Maxol's Ballycoolin forecourt to see how it has been transformed into a food-to-go hub