Europe store visits


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See inside our pick for March’s store of the month, Kavanagh’s Budgens in Belsize Park, UK. Be inspired by the store’s outstanding execution in food-to-go, fresh produce, counters, bakery, and meal solutions.
See inside our pick for February's store of the month, Edeka, Düsseldorf. Be inspired by the store’s stunning design and outstanding confectionery, service counters, and fresh offer.
See inside our pick for January's store of the month, Auchan, Cascais. It is an innovative take on the hypermarket concept. With progressive architecture and design, the store is a reminder that elegance and style can accentuate the food shopping experience.
See inside our pick for November's store of the month, Epic, France. It is a blend between a convenience store and a fine food specialist, making it unique and able to cater for both locals and tourists. Be inspired by the store's design, fresh food zone and the wine cellar.
See inside our pick for October's store of the month, Tesco Liffey Valley. Explore how Tesco has relocated categories and invested in fresh to drive improvements in shopper perception.
See inside our pick for June's store of the month, Shell Select, Fulham, UK, Shell's first electric vehicle only station in the UK.
See inside our pick for April’s store of the month, Coop, Monza, Italy, the first autism-friendly supermarket in Europe.


We visited the renovated AD Delhaize store in Ternat. Discover how the store has modernised its look and feel and put a greater emphasis on fresh.
We visited Booths' Burscough, Hesketh Bank, and Penwortham stores and identified seven things we think contribute to making the retailer a success.
The Kavanagh Group opened its fifth Budgens store in early 2023: this unit in Belsize Park. The outlet was already a Budgens, but an extensive refit has seen it evolve significantly. The store trades from 10,000 sq. ft. and offers over 10,000 SKUs. Its core grocery offer is augmented by a wealth of service counters, food-for-later counters and food-for-now facilities. The focus of the store is on elevated merchandising, adept use of technologies, strong customer service and catering for a variety of shopper missions.
Sephora has opened its first physical store in the UK after its 17-year-absence. Explore what’s there in the store.
Your guide to the channel.
Majestic, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has opened a new small store concept in Harpenden as it trials new ways of expanding its bricks-and-mortar presence.
Tesco partners with KelliDeli to launch new food to go counter, Kelly’s Market.
Bradley’s Supermarkets is a very well-regarded two store Nisa operator, trading through two convenience stores in the Leicestershire villages of Quorn and Rothley.
Coop Danmark’s 365discount format has a new contemporary look and branding. It moves the banner’s design away from Coop’s look and feel, for shoppers to easily distinguish between the retailer’s discount and supermarket formats, reinforcing 365discount’s value credentials.
See in-store B&M’s recently opened store in New Southgate, London, United Kingdom. The store is uniquely position in a retail park made up of just two discounters Aldi and B&M. It is perfectly positioned in its range and stock to capture Aldi shoppers looking for alternative discounted products.