Store visits

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Presentations

01/07/2013

IGD was invited to spend a day with SPAR China, giving us the opportunity to see three interesting store formats and one of its 11 Chinese distribution centres. Take a look at this report to find out more about what we learnt.

03/06/2013

IGD was invited by Walmart International to attend its London investor meeting, giving us an opportunity to see four leading stores and hear directly from its senior team about strategic priorities for Asda.

23/05/2013

Marché Adonis’ new store in Toronto represents its first expansion beyond the Montreal area. We take a look at how the offer has been adapted for this market and how its growth is being supported by Metro.

02/05/2013

We assess Sainsbury’s increasingly flexible and tailored approach to convenience store openings with visits to the retailer’s ‘Superfresh’ store in Earlsfield and its compact Abbeville Road store in Clapham.

23/04/2013

We visited this new concept supermarket in Brussels to see Delhaize’s latest format design and learn what initiatives it is using to strengthen customer value perception.

13/03/2013

We recently visited Asda’s supercentre at Stevenage to see how the retailer is integrating its multichannel operations and using unique events to drive footfall.

16/01/2013

RT Mart is one of China’s most admired grocery retailers – find out here how a strong value proposition, in-store theatre and localised ranges are helping to create an exciting and compelling shopping experience for customers

04/12/2012

Our latest Morrisons store visit report looks at the innovative approach that the retailer is taking on fresh produce and food-to-go in this busy commuter store

05/11/2012

On our recent trip to Brussels in Belgium we visited this mid-size Delhaize supermarket in the south of the city to see its latest initiatives to remain competitive and how it is tailoring the offer to the local demographic.

14/08/2012

Albert’s compact hypermarket in Havlíckuv Brod is one of the first examples of how Ahold is updating the format’s design to encourage consumers to shop the whole store and to drive loyalty through boosting its fresh and local offer.