Store visits

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Presentations

16/12/2013
We visited one of Kesko’s brand new stores on its opening day to see how the retailer is innovating to win in Finland
12/12/2013

Woolloomooloo is one of four new urban concept stores that Woolworths has launched across Australia in 2013. We visited the store to examine the initiatives that make this such an innovative format and to see how the retailer is aiming to maximise the store's appeal in this inner urban location.

05/12/2013

Takeley represents an exciting iteration of the One Stop model. A clear focus on fresh and the introduction of a bakery highlight the direction the business is moving.

25/11/2013
One of Asda’s most leading large format stores, the newly updated Watford Supercentre demonstrates the retailer’s latest thinking on creating multi-dimensional events, communicating compelling value, and extending digital engagement
14/11/2013
Biedronka is a high performing player in Poland – we review its successful discount concept and its new drugstore venture.
04/11/2013

Tesco is the leading grocery retailer in the Malaysia. We visited two recently re-launched Extra stores to understand how Tesco is unlocking the potential of online, private label and the wholesale shopper mission in the market.

31/10/2013
Building on the success of its flagship store at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Loblaw has developed a number of smaller format stores in its image.  These include the Loblaws banner store at Queen and Portland  in the city, and its new Le Provigo Marche concept which has been developed for stores in Quebec.  The most recent evolution is its new CityMarket concept in Vancouver.  We took a visit to this store to understand what elements and learnings have been taken from the flagship store in Toronto, and how Loblaw’s food-focused formats could develop in the future.
26/09/2013

Albert Heijn’s strong recent focus on convenience comes together in this latest innovative store format, targeted at meeting distinct shopper missions. We reveal how the format is evolving with the new Albert Heijn to go.

15/08/2013
As the first store to trial the retailer’s new destination hypermarket concept – Watford Extra is a must see store! The format creates a more compelling and leisure-orientated destination for its largest UK hypermarkets, repurposing the Extra format for a new era of retailing.  
22/07/2013
Walgreens’ latest flagship store reflects the transformation of the retailer’s drugstores into retail health and daily living destinations. Combining an outstanding food and beauty offer, including an enhanced Boots No7 proposition, this store also reflects the uniqueness of its San Francisco location.