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

24/01/2020
Foodmart Primo is the premium supermarket banner operated by PT Matahari Putra Prima (MPPA). This store in an affluent area of south Jakarta serves wealthy families and foreign expatriates by focusing on imported products, the freshest range and a selection of ready-to-eat items.
20/01/2020
Suguo is a retail chain owned by China Resources Vanguard. We visited its flagship store in Nanjing to learn how this unconventional hypermarket reinvents itself in the digital era.
16/01/2020
This Homeplus store in Seoul has recently been renovated. With the new lighting system, improved signage, merchandising and elements of technology, the revamped store is able to better meet shoppers’ needs by making the shopping trip easier and more convenient.
14/01/2020
CR Vanguard’s latest store concept, Vanguard MART, shows us what the future of retail in China could look like.
10/01/2020
Bite & Sip Institute is the latest concept store of G-super, a premium supermarket chain owned by Greenland Business Group. It redefines grocery shopping by providing a fun, engaging and unique shopping experience.
06/01/2020
We visited Saigon Co.op’s latest compact hypermarket to see how the retailer is evolving its Xtra format to meet shopper needs through optimising range, improving fresh and enhancing the experience.
18/12/2019
As part of its format redevelopment strategy, Dairy Farm is looking to make its stores more appealing to shoppers. In Indonesia, we recently visited a refreshed Giant hypermarket to see some of the changes in action.
09/12/2019
Walmart China’s latest project has been renovating its Longgang hypermarket, which has adopted many of the digital elements used in its supermarket format. Walmart Longgang offers a blueprint for renovating other Walmart stores across network, with fresh area expanded and the overall experience upgraded.
06/12/2019
Last year, Tesco Malaysia announced plans to update its existing stores in order to meet changing shopper demands. Its “Next Gen” programme involved reducing shop floor size, range rationalisation and rearranging store layout. We visited two of its new format stores in Johor to find out more…
03/12/2019
Big C is a well-known retailer for delivering great value in Thailand. We visited its Rama IV flagship, one of the retailer’s top 15 hypermarket, to learn what makes it such a successful store.