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

03/11/2020
We visited Fresh St. Market's Vancouver flagship to see how the retailer has adapted its offer for an urban catchment.
03/11/2020
Launching amid the unprecedented challenges of Covid-19, Morrisons first standalone Market Kitchen store is an impressive and inspiring concept. It will set new expectations for how to combine a high quality and innovative foodservice operation within a compact supermarket format.
27/10/2020
Asda is testing numerous sustainability initiatives at its Middleton Store. Asda will use the Middleton store to test and learn which elements of this trial store appeal most to customers, and therefore can be developed at scale to be rolled out to more locations in 2021. In this report we look at some of the key features and fixtures of the store.
23/10/2020
Alcampo City Madrid Río shows off Auchan's latest compact hypermarket thinking in Spain. We visited the store recently to see how the retailer has adapted its selling space to maximise its fresh offer and combine a mix of value-focused initiatives and premium products to differentiate it from local competitors.
14/10/2020
Giant Hypermarket has invested in a new logo and an extensive refresh of all its stores. Check out how the retailer showcases great value, freshness and enhances the shopping environment at its flagship store.
05/10/2020
This FairPrice Finest has an easy to navigate layout, excellent merchandising displays and a fine balance of core and convenience categories. Read how the retailer attracts shoppers with an imported range and seasonal celebrations.
24/09/2020
We review the latest store opening from Ahold Delhaize's Hannaford banner in the USA, including how the retailer optimises its global scale to deliver a locally relevant proposition.
15/09/2020
We visited one of Grupo Éxito's latest Carulla FreshMarket concepts in Bogotá. This remodelled store has a modern design, with several new features aimed at enhancing the customer experience.
24/08/2020
Hao Mart has been developing new supermarket formats in shopping malls in the last couple of years. We visit its latest store opened in Marina Square which features a great international range, unique local brands and a hardware store.
12/08/2020
We review different retail channels in Osaka, providing inspiration from stores that we have visited.