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

05/11/2012

On our recent trip to Brussels in Belgium we visited this mid-size Delhaize supermarket in the south of the city to see its latest initiatives to remain competitive and how it is tailoring the offer to the local demographic.

14/08/2012

Albert’s compact hypermarket in Havlíckuv Brod is one of the first examples of how Ahold is updating the format’s design to encourage consumers to shop the whole store and to drive loyalty through boosting its fresh and local offer.

23/05/2012

Partisans du Goût is a new supermarket concept for Auchan that has an independent, market feel. We visited the new store in Lille to have a look.

04/04/2012

Walmart’s recently opened Neighborhood Market in Chicago demonstrates the retailer’s latest thinking in terms of smaller format development focused on the needs of urban shoppers. With a high degree of local relevancy, the product and service offer has been designed to capitalise on the immediate residential population and city workers.

05/03/2012

This is Booths’ first metropolitan store, adding a range of special services to target the office workers of MediaCity, alongside the retailer’s traditional strengths in premium retailing.

13/02/2012

Kensington High Street was first store to be remodelled as part of M&S’s £600m investment programme, designed to create a more inspiring and easier to shop store experience. We assess the improvements made to the new style food hall.