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

18/02/2019
We visited the M&S Foodhall in Tolworth, the first M&S store to trial produce free of plastic packaging.
14/01/2019
We visit two Reliance supermarkets in Mumbai to see how the retailer is looking to drive 30% year-on-year revenue growth over the next five years.
14/01/2019
We assess five themes that reflect PX Mart's approach and strategy on how it differentiates itself from competitors.
09/01/2019
Carrefour China's newest smart store shows us what the future of retail in China could look like.
07/01/2019
Sklavenitis Kallithea is a the three floored flagship store, with over 10,000 sq. m of selling space. Understand how the retailer uses this area to engage with shoppers and activate its unique strategy in store.
07/01/2019
We visited MyMarket's two-floor supermarket in Athens to see how the retailer has been investing in its store estate to improve their look and feel and enhance the shopping experience.
02/01/2019
We go inside Sainsbury's bold new Birmingham store to see how it is testing new ideas to extend the appeal of large formats to more shoppers. Blending the food and grocery offer with Sainsbury's non-food brands and a wider range of foodservice options, this store serves diverse customer missions and debuts new ideas that are set to be introduced to selected stores across the Sainsbury's estate.
14/12/2018
Carrefour in Taiwan continues to open 15-20 stores a year, we visited two in Taipei, highlighting some of the areas that suppliers should look out for in-store.
05/12/2018
We visited Big C's latest store in Vietnam to see how Central Group is boosting the hypermarkets chains value proposition on basic food products, while generating excitement in its non-food categories.
05/12/2018
Kunming is the capital city of Yunnan province, we visited three large format stores to see how hypermarket retailers are targeting shoppers.