Retail models of the future store visits

Presentations

25/11/2019
A closer look at Lidl US new concept. We recently visited one of the newly opened Lidl stores in Lacey, New Jersey. The new concept introduces new types of fixtures with a more premium and improved design. It is more aligned with American shoppers' needs and expectations.
13/11/2019
We recently visited NorgesGruppen-owned Meny CC Vest in Oslo, Norway. The store provides great examples of best-in-class service counter execution, fresh food solutions and food waste reduction initiatives. It combines these elements to create a destination experience and drive differentiation.
22/10/2019
We visited SPAR Snarøya in Norway to see how the retailer has created an impressive, environmentally-friendly format with inspiring in-store sustainable practises.
22/08/2019
We recently visited Coop Switzelrand’s latest premium food concept, Fooby. This is a best in class store in terms of design and immersive shopping experience. It emphasises on sustainable, local, natural, healthy, tastyand artisanal products.
08/08/2019
NTUC FairPrice opened its largest FairPrice Xtra hypermarket in VivoCity officially on 6th August 2019. The store uses a shopper-centric design approach to deliver a fun ambience and engaging shopping experience.
02/08/2019
We visited the flagship store of Tops Daily in Singha Complex. It is the most technologically advanced store in Thailand, providing shoppers with a seamless online-offline experience.
01/08/2019
As the retailer announces plans to extend and expand the 'Waitrose Unpacked’ concept, we share how the retailer is evolving relevant solutions to support more sustainable shopping, with valuable learnings across multiple categories.
05/07/2019
We visit FamilyMart Nakarokugo, a store that combines leisure, lifestyle and retail in Tokyo's Ota ward in Japan.
03/07/2019
We visited the first of Amazon’s new Clicks and Mortar pop-up store concept, aimed at helping up-and-coming online brands grow their offline presence, reinvigorating high street shopping, whilst demonstrating how Amazon’s Marketplace supports new and innovative businesses.
01/07/2019
We take a first look at Boots’ new store of the future. The launch is a milestone in the retailer’s transformation programme, showcasing its latest thinking in beauty and pharmacy.
17/06/2019
We recently visited Giant Direct, powered by Peapod, Ahold Delhaize's new dark store concept. Offering both home delivery and click and collect options we look at how this fits into the retailer's broader ecommerce strategy and the benefits it delivers.
11/06/2019
A.S. Watson's TASTE Festival Walk has undergone several refurbishments over the years, the latest of which launched in March earlier this year…
10/06/2019
The X5 lab store is located just inside Moscow’s second ring. It shares the space with a Pyaterochka store where retail solutions are tested and their impact on shoppers’ experience is assessed. The concept store tests innovative retail solutions to assess their impact on sales and costs. These are conducted before deciding on whether to roll them out to the wider X5 network. We visited the store to observe the solutions being tested.
28/05/2019
We visited the first unmanned store in Jakarta and JD.com's first unmanned store outside of China, to understand how the retailer is testing this next generation concept to improve operations and appeal to local shoppers.
08/03/2019
A.S. Watson's CKC18 provides a glimpse of how retail might evolve in Hong Kong in the future…
19/11/2018
honestbee recently opened its first physical retail store in Singapore, we visited to see what the store offers…
04/09/2018
We visited 7FRESH, the first offline supermarket launched by JD.com in Beijing.
24/05/2018
Shiseido The Store and Beauty Library are two of the most innovative beauty concepts in Tokyo, giving a glimpse into the future of this channel.
24/04/2018
RT-Mart in Yangpu is a demonstration of many new initiatives which the retailer is experimenting with via its partnership with Alibaba.