Italy - 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

16/10/2019
We visited the first Ali supermarket store in Bologna to see how the retailer was using its strengths in the quality of its service and products to make itself known in the highly competitive market.
09/10/2019
We visited a Pam supermarket situated in the upmarket area of San Vittore in Milan. The store, which was recently updated, aims to offer local shoppers maximum service, quality and savings every day.
23/09/2019
We visit dm’s first store opening following its decision to re-enter the Italian market in 2017. The store showcases dm’s focus on areas such as private label, conveying value and upholding its sustainability commitments.
13/09/2019
We went in-store at the first gourmet Carrefour Market in Milan to understand how the store supports the retailer's global strategic aims, especially around overhauling the offer to promote food quality and creating an omnichannel universe of reference, while also meeting the needs of local shoppers.
19/08/2019
We visit an Aqcua & Sapone store nearby L'Oreal's Milan offices to see how the market-leader is catering for multiple missions including health, wellness, household and beauty.
29/07/2019
We visited two stores in Modena to see how SPAR is using its new stores to provide shoppers with a conveniently sized supermarket with great private label and fresh ranges.
15/07/2019
Famila is part of the Italy-based retailer alliance Selex. The banner aims to offer shoppers a wide assortment, especially in terms of locally-sourced products, specialisation in fresh, a convenient in-store environment and value.
12/07/2019
We visit Marionnaud’s first store to open in Italy and share our highlights following the store’s 2018 renovation. The revamp was designed to encourage experiential-style shopping and boost shopper convenience with new integrated digital services.
28/05/2019
We visited the gourmet Carrefour Market in Milan’s CityLife shopping district to see first-hand how the store provides inspiration on how to appeal to shoppers with fresh ranges and counters and meet their needs in new and exciting ways.
17/08/2018
Our highlights from this unique destination that celebrates food and drink.