Ireland 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.

Videos

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04/10/2022
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.

Presentations

29/05/2018
We visited two SuperValu stores in Cork, to see how the business is building on its strengths in fresh and local to take its food-to-go and food-for-later proposition to new heights.
29/05/2018
We visited the Maxol's Ballycoolin forecourt to see how it has been transformed into a food-to-go hub
04/05/2018
We visited a SPAR in Dublin to see how BWG is developing its convenience proposition through its food-to-go offering.
09/08/2017
The best stores we've visited over the last year.
25/07/2017
We bring you a collection of stand-out stores from across Europe. These are our top selections from the stores we have seen so far in 2017.
04/07/2017
We explore this SuperValu flagship to explore how Musgrave is demonstrating its credentials across fresh, local and quality, and how it is targeting changing shopper missions.
07/04/2017
We’ve visited four of Centra’s recently refurbished convenience stores to explore how the retailer has created a vision for the future of convenience
05/06/2015
We look at how this fresh-focused Musgrave store has been tailored to meet the needs of an affluent local demographic.
12/11/2014

O’ Leary’s Centra is located between Cork city centre and the satellite town of Douglas. Centra has worked hard to create a customer focused offer, looking to meet a range of shopper needs, blurring convenience and food service.

12/11/2014

Ryan’s Supervalu is located in Glanmire, a satellite town located 10km outside Cork City centre. It is one of four Supervalu stores belonging to the Ryan Group. Core shoppers include retired shoppers as well as commuting young professionals.