Central & Eastern Europe 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

18/11/2014
Magnit has come up with a supermarket concept which fits the needs of shoppers of large cities and regions with higher consumer spending. Under the brand Magnit Family, the format is being rolled out mainly in the Moscow region and Central Russia.
10/11/2014

Auchan’s Atak is a price-oriented format with a wide range of economy-priced private label products. The concept will profit from the deteriorating economic situation in Russia, as shoppers will be looking for products to fit their budget, as they are further squeezed by high food inflation.

06/11/2014

The UK’s first new Netto store: a joint venture between Sainsbury’s and Dansk Supermarked. Following a visit to Leeds, we explore how the discounter is differentiating its offer.

22/10/2014
X5 Retail Group has been remodeling its Pyaterochka discount stores to a new concept which has embedded the global trend of convenience and a new fulfillment process. A new fresh bakery product range has been tailored to Russian shoppers.
27/08/2014
Lidl’s discount store concept is blurring with the supermarket concept in Central and Eastern Europe. This report shows how Lidl tailored its store concept to local shoppers in the Czech Republic.
09/06/2014
We spent a day with Croatia’s leading grocery retailer to understand how Konzum are delivering value for shoppers across formats
02/05/2014
We visited this hypermarket to appreciate how the retailer attracts customers to one if its largest stores in the capital
03/02/2014
This Tesco store illustrates how the retailer is using its 100% satisfaction guarantee to face into the discounters in Poland…
28/01/2014
We visited two Tesco Kipa stores in Istanbul to see how the retailer is differentiating versus local competitors.
14/11/2013
Biedronka is a high performing player in Poland – we review its successful discount concept and its new drugstore venture.