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.

Videos

27/01/2021
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.

Presentations

24/01/2019
We assess five Circle K convenience stores in Hong Kong to better understand how the retailer is flexing its offer to target shoppers.
14/01/2019
We visited this Simple Mart store to see how the retailer is appealing to neighbourhood shoppers through range, private label, imported goods and simple prices.
05/12/2018
We highlight five themes that are contributing to 7-Eleven’s ongoing success in Guangzhou.
27/11/2018
Lawson Japan has three main formats, we review how the retailer differentiates its offer and looks to target multiple convenience missions.
26/11/2018
Costcutter Kirton shows how the symbol group is taking insight into action to create best practice in local convenience retailing.
19/11/2018
We explore the formats that make-up the UK's largest symbol group network highlighting the focuses for future development.
16/11/2018
We visited Co-ops new On the go concept to see how its tailoring its range and in-store environment to be a quick and easy, food-to-go focused store.
13/11/2018
See how Tesco is bringing together its latest thinking on small store design, customer missions and payment technology at this test format.
09/11/2018
A selection of great convenience stores.
30/10/2018
99 Speedmart is the largest operator of minimarkets in Malaysia, we visited some stores to see its strategy in action.