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

20/11/2014
We visited SPAR’s flagship supermarket in Hungary where we appreciated how an external design perspective can create the ultimate shopping environment.
18/11/2014
Magnit has come up with a supermarket concept which fits the needs of shoppers of large cities and regions with higher consumer spending. Under the brand Magnit Family, the format is being rolled out mainly in the Moscow region and Central Russia.
12/11/2014

Ryan’s Supervalu is located in Glanmire, a satellite town located 10km outside Cork City centre. It is one of four Supervalu stores belonging to the Ryan Group. Core shoppers include retired shoppers as well as commuting young professionals.

13/10/2014
Lincoln Extra is a community store designed to be fit for the future. It replaces a high performing superstore, showing how the hypermarket format will continue to play an important role for Tesco in serving communities with high sales potential.
06/08/2014
We spent a day with Dansk Supermarked in Copenhagen where we appreciated how the retailer is meeting shopper needs with winning strategies tailored by format.
01/08/2014
Carrefour Market Courbevoie is an urban supermarket that provides a food-oriented offer to meet the needs of a diverse and wealthy shopper base
09/07/2014
Auchan Roissy Aeroville is a hypermarket and Drive meeting the needs of different shopper bases – a family’s weekly shop and convenience for those wanting to purchase items quickly – with an on-going focus on price.
09/07/2014
Monoprix Sablons highlights how the fascia is offering a proximity format to provide convenient solutions for urban shoppers looking for premium brands and products.
09/07/2014
Carrefour Auteuil highlights how the retailer is able to flex its offer, even within the hypermarket format, to target local shoppers through an adaptation of its ranging.
07/07/2014
Carrefour Villeneuve-la-Garenne offers customers a new shopping experience, with a host of technology-focused features set alongside Carrefour’s core hypermarket offer, with strong attention given to fresh produce and counters.