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.



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.
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'.
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.
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.
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
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.
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.


We’ve been in-store in Madrid to see how Auchan is evolving its Spanish hypermarket 
As the largest hypermarket chain in Taiwan, Carrefour endeavours to provide Taiwanese shoppers with high quality foods, extensive private label ranges and unparalleled level of services.
We spent a day with Dagrofa in Copenhagen where we saw how the retailer is playing to win in fresh while capitalising on the growth of organic and private label.
We explore how Dansk Supermarked's new concept hypermarket is leading the way in shopper engagement and focus on value...
We look at how this fresh-focused Musgrave store has been tailored to meet the needs of an affluent local demographic.
Following the opening of the first TargetExpress smaller format store last year, Target has recently opened its second store in San Francisco.  We recently visited this store to see how the retailer has developed a locally relevant assortment with a significantly reduced footprint.
Tesco Kinson is a standard new build 25,000 sq ft food focused superstore that demonstrates Tesco’s emerging thinking on ranging, brands, shopping trip simplicity and price investment.
A must-see store report from this leading pan-Asian retailer, the flagship mall demonstrates excellence in food-to-go, makes Pet a destination category, and inspires with digital interaction in BWS…
We visited Coop Danmark’s flagship store in Copenhagen’s Central Station where we appreciated how the retailer is delighting shoppers in a busy transport hub.

A new Waitrose flagship store showcasing strengths in food and home while enhancing its food credentials with the retailer’s second cookery school.