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

30/04/2019
We visited a remodelled Walmart Supercentre in Toronto to see how the retailer is repositioning the format with a stronger emphasis on price and value, increasing the space for food and consumables and creating a more engaging non-food experience.
25/04/2019
We visited six Migros Turk stores in Istanbul to see how the retailer is operating across its supermarket and convenience formats. In our visits we observed how it implements its strategic priorities in-store, focusing on three pillars; unrivalled service quality, rich product diversity and prices that contribute to families’ budgets. We also highlight initiatives in its growing ecommerce service, an area of increasing focus for the retailer.
16/04/2019
Located just outside Bristol, Patchway is one of Asda’s largest and most important stores. Now benefiting from an £8.7m refurbishment, it showcases a number of firsts for Asda designed to renew the store’s destination status and make it relevant to a wider range of shopper missions.
12/04/2019
See how Carrefour has evolved its hypermarket in Belgium with an emphasis on food and locally sourced products. We've been impressed with the fresh food area and the many food-to-go solutions. Well executed designs across grocery categories create a much improved shopping journey.
08/04/2019
Key highlights in this new concept supermarket include fresh, meal solutions, value, ambient category execution, ecommerce fulfilment and a community focus.
29/03/2019
Taipei is a hotspot for store innovation. We highlight five ways in which leading retailers are evolving their store formats and explain what this means for you.
18/03/2019
We were so impressed with S Group's new flagship food hall that we highlighted it as one of our 'Top 16 stores you must visit in 2019'. Find out what makes the store special, including its premium, counter-driven shopping experience, technology, meal solutions and in-store dining.
14/03/2019
We summarise a number of consistent themes from stores in Guangzhou, looking at how retailers are looking to win in this strategic tier 1 city.
12/03/2019
We visited Kroger's connected store pilot to see how it is deploying its EDGE digital shelf-edge system. In addition to delivering productivity benefits, this technology helps to create an efficient path around the store for shoppers.
08/03/2019
A.S. Watson's CKC18 provides a glimpse of how retail might evolve in Hong Kong in the future…