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

22/03/2021
See inside our pick for March’s store of the month, Carulla FreshMarket 140, Bogotá, Colombia. We look at the key features of Grupo Exito's first carbon neutral store, including promoting sustainability, using forward thinking technology and creating a memorable shopping experience.
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

20/05/2020
We visited GPA's latest Pão de Açúcar G7 store in São Paulo, Brazil. This is one of GPA's highest performing supermarkets under this banner. It showcases several new innovative features, some of which have been developed in partnership with Brazilian start-ups.
15/05/2020
We visited a number of Edeka stores located across Berlin. This showcases its high-quality supermarket offer and demonstrates how Edeka creates an engaging environment which welcomes a variety of shoppers.
13/05/2020
We visited two different urban Carrefour formats in Spain to observe how the retailer is evolving its urban proximity and focuses on how each format has highlighted different initiatives to enhance its shoppers experience.
12/05/2020
We visited the retailer's New York flagship to see how it has evolved its format for a smaller footprint, urban location, including ecommerce and meal delivery solutions.
04/05/2020
We visited Macau to see Royal Supermarket’s flagship Morais store for inspiration, as well as Royal Supermarket Mesquita, recently renovated and downsized to drive better performance.
22/04/2020
In this report we show you how X5 is repurposing its Karusel hypermarket space to build and develop a new large supermarket format under the Perekrestok banner. The new format adds features to attract footfall and boost range relevancy such as: - in-store food service - fresh food focus - digtal solutions - expnading food-for-now and food-for-later offer
07/04/2020
This Rewe store is located in a busy area of Berlin. The store combines a large selection of food-to-go options with a high-quality supermarket offer, creating an engaging environment which welcomes a variety of shoppers.
06/04/2020
We visited the retailer's latest concept store located in Carmona. It is the first supermarket to launch home delivery in the Philippines. The store provides a wide range of quality value products in a superb shopping environment, aiming to serve as a one-stop shop for local residents.
26/03/2020
Last year, Walmart opened the Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL), taking an existing Neighborhood Market store and transforming it into a live retail lab. We recently visited the store to see how the retailer is using artificial intelligence to improve the in-store experience.
23/03/2020
Opened in April 2019, Carrefour Wangfujing is the retailer’s latest premium concept store. In this report, we will take a look at how this store epitomises the current trend of retailers expanding through compact formats and making shopping trips simpler, faster and more convenient than before.