Latin America 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.

Presentations

20/11/2019
We visited Walmart’s flagship Lomas Toreo store in Mexico City. It features many of the retailer’s latest omnichannel initiatives, which enhance the shopping experience. It is the first store in Mexico to feature an online Pick-up tower and the first to showcase its modern Café Marketside concept.
25/06/2019
We visited one of GPA's latest stores which has been remodelled to its new G7 concept. One of 20 stores opened in this format in 2018, the store has a new layout and product mix which focuses on fresh and healthy categories.
21/09/2018
We recently visited Bogotá and explored how Grupo Éxito is catering to different shoppers’ needs across its four banners; Carulla, Éxito, Surtimax and Surtimayorista. In this store visit report, we look at these banners in more detail and provide our key learnings from Grupo Éxito's operations.
17/07/2018
We visited Chedraui's flagship Selecto Chedraui store in Santa Fe to see how it is blurring retail and foodservice elements to meet a range of shopping missions.
16/07/2018
When recently visiting Bogota, Colombia we found the main talking point for retailers and suppliers was the rapidly growing discount channel. In this retail execution we explore ara, one of the biggest players in the market.
16/07/2018
We visited Cencosud's flagship store in Bogota to see how it is redefining hypermarket retailing for future success,
31/05/2018
A key goal for the Walmart business is to integrate its physical and digital operations. The retailer is looking to lead change in the retail sector through innovative new concepts. With the aim of becoming a leader in the omnichannel business by 2024 in Mexico. We recently visited one of these impressive new concept stores in Mexico City.
07/12/2017
We recently visited Soriana's new premium format Hiper Miyana in Mexico City. Take a look at how its food led development encompasses food-to-go, casual dining, fuller restaurant options and s supermarket.
01/09/2016
We spent a day with the DIA team in Buenos Aires to see how the retailer is going beyond its traditional focus on delivering low prices and building its success on helping its shoppers to be ‘smart’.
27/07/2016
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 innovations and store concepts, including its digitally advanced, connected hypermarket.