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

15/06/2020
We visited Longo's latest store concept in Toronto, where it has partnered with Amsterdam Brewery to integrate a brewery into the store.
04/06/2020
We were invited by SPAR International to spend a day with SPAR China and its local partner SPAR Guangdong, visiting its business in Dongguan in south China.
03/06/2020
We visited Asda’s Edinburgh Jewel store to see how the retailer is further enhancing its customer offer. The store showcases elements of the latest format thinking from Asda, featuring a number of trial concepts, and demonstrating the retailer’s focus on ‘test and learn’ partnerships.
02/06/2020
We explore HEB’s formats and initiatives, looking at what makes the retailer standout as a globally renowned business.
22/05/2020
See inside the latest Bel Air store concept from Raley's as it continues to piush ahead with its new space plans during the coronavirus pandemic.
21/05/2020
Coles opened its second Local store in the popular and affluent beachside suburb of St Kilda in November 2019. This exciting new format will help Coles both respond to the increasing shopper demand for convenience in Australia, as well as penetrate new locations in major urban areas.
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.