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

29/10/2021
Discover how RT-Mart, a leading hypermarket operator in China, is using omnichannel elements such as online fulfilment, livestreaming and ROPO to drive sales and engage shoppers.
14/10/2021
CR Vanguard opened its first Suguo Mart in Nanjing in April 2021.
17/08/2021
Alibaba’s Freshippo X store has triggered the emergence of membership-only wholesale sector in China. Find out the store’s unique features in this report and understand why it has caused a global storm.
22/03/2021
We look at FairPrice’s latest flagship hypermarket which puts a spotlight on foodservice and local products. The retailer is also offering several innovative features to create a memorable experience, including a spice mix counter and a dietitian available for consultation.
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.