Convenience 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

06/04/2020
In December 2019 Colombian retailer Grupo Éxito, part of the French Casino Group, opened its Carulla SmartMarket store concept in Bogotá, Colombia. This innovation lab, which is Colombia’s first smart supermarket, exhibits 30 pieces of innovative technology which enhance the customer experience.
06/04/2020
In this report we show you how Magnit is able to achive a turnaround in its like-for-like sales performance by evolving and adopitng its store format to fit the needs of each local shopper demography.
16/03/2020
We highlight five areas that make Dch x Ztore different to typical stores operated by Dah Chong Hong.
10/03/2020
We highlight five themes that are contributing to 7-Eleven’s ongoing success in Shenzhen.
26/02/2020
We visited Central England Co-op's new store in Belper, Derbyshire. See how the retailer is evolving its design at this community-focused store.
06/02/2020
We visited Co-op’s third ‘on-the-go’ store to see the new concepts that Co-op had introduced, particularly the execution of its new partnerships with Yo! for sushi and iSqueeze for self-serve fresh juice
13/12/2019
Mega Image launched its latest concept, Fresh Bazar, in July 2019. The pilot store focuses on fresh food and healthy eating. We visited the new format to see how the retailer has created a differentiated, modern look and feel, while maximising its use of space.
10/12/2019
Welcome Southwater showcases a Southern Co-op franchise partner store, a package giving independent retailers regionally focused support backed with the national capability of the Co-op.
09/12/2019
During a recent research trip to Sweden, we visited ICA's four formats; Maxi ICA Stormarknad (hypermarket), ICA Kvantum (supermarket), ICA Supermarket (supermarket) and ICA Nära (convenience). We were impressed by how the retailer is tailoring its offer to win shoppers.
06/11/2019
We visited six stores in Poland and Romania to observe how the retailer's 'Vision 2025' strategy is manifesting on the shop floor.