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

05/01/2021
The latest Tops Market Westgate store was converted from a Tops Superstore in June 2020. It is a popular weekend destination for the family, with new category concepts for pet lovers and a shop-in-shop bakery café.
09/12/2020
Guardian, operated by Dairy Farm, has revamped its flagship store following its 48th anniversary this year. The store features the widest range of Korean beauty brands in Singapore, health-focused services with experts and value for money corners to meet the daily needs of shoppers.
08/12/2020
Opened in June 2019, it is an omnichannel discount store with award-winning interior design. The store also benefits from appealing range, strong promotions and value-added services.
26/11/2020
This revamped hypermarket store provides a one-stop service of eating, drinking, playing and shopping. It is also a trial store for Walmart China’s latest innovations, where cutting edge technologies such as smart trolleys, AI powered self-service scales and lockers are being tested.
15/10/2020
Dongguan is an important industrial city, historically a manufacturing hub for many businesses in China. This report summarises some of the key highlights from stores that we have visited.
14/10/2020
Giant Hypermarket has invested in a new logo and an extensive refresh of all its stores. Check out how the retailer showcases great value, freshness and enhances the shopping environment at its flagship store.
05/10/2020
This FairPrice Finest has an easy to navigate layout, excellent merchandising displays and a fine balance of core and convenience categories. Read how the retailer attracts shoppers with an imported range and seasonal celebrations.
30/09/2020
We visited Carrefour Boutique, an upmarket concept store opened in March 2020 in Beijing, that demonstrates how the retailer is driving the business forward under the new management of Suning.
18/09/2020
Bach Hoa Xanh is a convenience retailer which opened its first stores in 2016. It is currently operating more than 1,600 stores in Vietnam. We review its developmental milestones and in-store best practices in this report.
17/09/2020
We visited the Puregold Fairview Terraces store, a premium concept store that appeals to middle class shoppers who seek to buy quality grocery products in a modern shopping environment.