Brazil 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

12/06/2020
We visited GPA's flagship Minuto Pão de Açúcar convenience store, located on the famous Paulista Avenue. It is the business' first 24-hour convenience store and the first to pilot its Scan & Go payment technology.
20/05/2020
We visited GPA's latest Pão de Açúcar G7 store in São Paulo, Brazil. This is one of GPA's highest performing supermarkets under this banner. It showcases several new innovative features, some of which have been developed in partnership with Brazilian start-ups.
25/06/2019
We visited one of GPA's latest stores which has been remodelled to its new G7 concept. One of 20 stores opened in this format in 2018, the store has a new layout and product mix which focuses on fresh and healthy categories.
07/03/2016
We've been in-store at one of the newest global Eataly stores, in São Paulo, Brazil, to assess the concept and to see what we can learn from it.
25/02/2016
We look at how this highly successful operator targets affluent shoppers in Rio de Janeiro.
29/01/2016
Brazil is a growth market for DIA, and one where the retailer remains highly positive about opportunities, including the potential of the DIA Market format. We’ve been in-store in São Paulo, to understand how the format is enhancing the retailer’s appeal in Brazil.
20/01/2016
Grupo Zaffari is Brazil's leading family-owned retailer. As it prepares to expand in 2016, we visited the store in São Paulo to see how it has created a premium environment.  
13/08/2015
As part of its multichannel strategy, to enhance the shopping experience, GPA is remodelling Pão de Açúcar supermarkets. We visited this store in São Paulo to see the initiatives in action.
24/10/2014
We visited this new concept neighbourhood DIA Market store in São Paulo. With its strong perishables, bakery and convenience focus, it's a great example of ‘discountvenience’ – bridging the divide between discount and convenience.
10/06/2014
We look at a great example of the ‘atacarejo’ format - part oversized discounter, part cash & carry/hypermarket hybrid - in Salvador, Brazil, from Chilean retailer Cencosud.