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

29/10/2019
Newly remodelled Hedge End is Sainsbury’s most important store refurbishment since Selly Oak a year ago. It creates an inspiring and easy-to-browse store that is relevant to local shoppers. Key features include its sharp focus on value, new look beauty, toys and general merchandise departments, and SmartShop checkout.
23/10/2019
During a recent trip to Romania we visited one of the newly refurbished stores in Bucharest and observed the most recent new concept initiatives that retailer is considering.
22/10/2019
We visited SPAR Snarøya in Norway to see how the retailer has created an impressive, environmentally-friendly format with inspiring in-store sustainable practises.
21/10/2019
We visited a refurbished Giant Eskpres in Taman Alfa, Jakarta, to see some of its in-store improvements which include an updated retail space designed to drive improved sales.
21/10/2019
This flagship store is located in the centre of Düsseldorf. The store combines a high-quality supermarket offer with a large selection of eat in and food-to-go options to create a destination proposition.
21/10/2019
We visited Salling Group's banners, Bilka, Netto and føtex, to see how the retailer is tailoring its strategy by format. The stores showcase the retailer's latest thinking in terms of design, shopper missions and local trends.
16/10/2019
We visited the first Ali supermarket store in Bologna to see how the retailer was using its strengths in the quality of its service and products to make itself known in the highly competitive market.
16/10/2019
We visited Seiyu Akabane, located next to the retailer’s headquarters for inspiration on what large formats can do to drive footfall and what suppliers can do to benefit.
09/10/2019
We visited a Pam supermarket situated in the upmarket area of San Vittore in Milan. The store, which was recently updated, aims to offer local shoppers maximum service, quality and savings every day.
07/10/2019
Dagrofa, which operates the SPAR banner in Denmark, has opened a flagship store in the highly competitive Copenhagen market. The new store introduces a completely updated design for the banner in the country, creating a new, shopper-first layout and offer that helps it stand out. Created to help SPAR’s independent store owners grow sales and with shoppers firmly front of mind, the format has generated a win-win situation for both parties.