IGD’s insight presentation,
‘50 stores you wish you could visit in 2020’
demonstrates that despite the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,
there has been a high level of format innovation globally.
Sweden, with four store entries, significantly over-indexes for
format innovation, coming second only to China, which accounted for five grocery
There’s something for everyone to be inspired by in the Nordics – from
unstaffed convenience stores to outperforming hypermarkets, foodservice
innovation to the sustainable discount store of the future.
With that in mind, in this exclusive article, we highlight 10 Nordic stores
you should visit in 2021, travel restrictions permitting. We’ll tell you about
each concept and why you should visit, featuring videos and photos to bring
locations to life.