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.

Videos

27/01/2021
See inside our pick for January’s store of the month, GRIDSERVE, UK. We look at how the world’s first solely electric forecourt provides a strong retail offer and useful facilities for customers whose dwell time will be much longer than the current refuelling pitstop.

Presentations

11/06/2018
This small supermarket format shows how Waitrose is seeking to bringing the essence of its big store offer to a more limited footprint.
08/06/2018
Fresh the Good Food Market provides an outstanding example of how a retailer can push deep into food-to-go territory. Here we share some of the highlights of its latest store format in Dublin.
06/06/2018
Our guide to a sample of great stores in SPAR’s Northern Guild.
06/06/2018
How McColl’s is evolving its retail format to better meet today’s shopper needs and the impact of is supply partnership with Morrisons
01/06/2018
This multi-award winning independent store shows how a progressive retailer can reinvent itself to match and exceed competitors across the local food retail environment.
29/05/2018
We visited the Musgrave's latest flagship Daybreak forecourt in Cork, to see how it is applying new concepts to take the role of the forecourt to new heights.
29/05/2018
We visited the Maxol's Ballycoolin forecourt to see how it has been transformed into a food-to-go hub
11/05/2018
We visited the Hendon Way site to take a look at how Rontec is focusing on its non-fuel potential.
04/05/2018
We visited a SPAR in Dublin to see how BWG is developing its convenience proposition through its food-to-go offering.
26/04/2018
FamilyMart's first Fit & GO store in Tokyo's Ota ward provides a glimpse into the future of retail.