Hypermarkets and supermarkets 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

18/12/2020
See inside our pick for December’s store of the month, Woolworths Metro, Sydney, Australia. We look at how the retailer is making a marked shift towards locally-sourced neighbourhood supermarket with a full in-house bakery and a range specifically designed to meet needs of the neighbourhood.
27/11/2020
The GIANT Company has recently remodelled its flagship store in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Watch to see how the retailer has enhanced its fresh food offer, developed a new food court and introduced a self-service 'Tap Wall'.
19/11/2020
See inside our pick for November’s store of the month, Morrisons Market Kitchen. We look at how Morrisons is setting new expectations for how to combine an innovative foodservice operation within a compact supermarket format.
08/10/2020
Walmart has revealed a new look and feel for its US Supercenters, with inspiration taken from airports to help its shoppers complete a fast and easy trip. We look at the key features of the concept and what they mean for the business.
25/08/2020
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
21/07/2020
As Walmart Canada looks to implement many of the technologies that have proved successful for Walmart in the US, we look at how the retailer has built its leadership in this area and what else Walmart Canada could draw-on to make a step-change in its business.
05/03/2020
We visited Amazon’s new format, Amazon Go Grocery, to see how the retailer is deploying its just walk-out technology within a larger footprint.

Presentations

09/09/2019
During a recent trip to Poland we visited two of the newest Kaufland stores in Krakow. In our visit we looked at the progress of the retailer in the roll out of its new store concept and how it is implementing its strategic priorities in-store.
09/09/2019
The redevelopment of Metro's supermarket in Burlington reflects its commitment to deliver innovative formats across its store network. We visited this store to see how the retailer is enhancing its supermarkets to remain relevant in a fast-changing market.
04/09/2019
MENY Nordhavn, which opened in Q4 2018, is Dagrofa's latest flagship store opening. We visited the store to see how the retailer has transformed a former weapons factory into a new, exciting and immersive supermarket.
30/08/2019
We visited one of Lotte’s 14 hypermarkets in Indonesia, to see how the South Korean retailer is looking to win in one of Asia’s most important markets.
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.
22/08/2019
We visited five Foodstuffs stores in Auckland, New Zealand. See how the retailer is delivering excellence in each of its store formats.
08/08/2019
When recently visiting Auckland, New Zealand, we saw firsthand how Foodstuffs has been evolving its supermarket banner, New World. Find out about how the retailer is communicating fresh and quality while also promoting a more sustainable shopping experience in its Stonefields store.
08/08/2019
We visit Marks and Spencer’s first Food Renewal trial store. As well as its striking new design and market-inspired fresh displays, highlights include increased space in produce, bakery and frozen and elements of fun in ambient categories.
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.
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.