Asia 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.

Presentations

15/06/2020
Central Food Retail is a premium supermarket operator with a strong presence in Bangkok. In this report, we look at how the retailer flexes its counters and ranges to meet shoppers’ demand in a flagship provincial store.
08/06/2020
South Korea’s convenience stores are an integral part of the country’s fast paced lifestyle. In this report, we showcase a collection of best practices from the country’s leading convenience store operators, which are 7-Eleven, CU, GS25 and Emart24.
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.
01/06/2020
We visited MOSTown shopping mall to see what Convenience Retail Asia is doing across its three banners, Circle K, Saint Honore Cake Shop and Zoff, to drive growth.
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.
30/04/2020
This report highlights how the retailer raises the professionalism of pharmacists and puts health at the centre stage.
20/04/2020
CP ALL, the operator of 7-Eleven in Thailand, has been adding 700 stores every year. We visit a new two-storey store in Bangkok to see its latest developments.
08/04/2020
We highlight some of the key improvements seen at two newly renovated Mannings stores in Shenzhen, China.
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.
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.