Netherlands 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

04/04/2017
Take a look inside this growing Dutch variety discount store to understand what it offers, how it executes its value proposition to attract shoppers and how it differentiates itself from rivals.
28/03/2017
We visited Jumbo’s Foodmarkt in Amsterdam to see how the retailer is innovating to meet shoppers’ food for tonight and food on the go missions, while reinforcing its price-focused messages.
20/07/2016
See how this SPAR store overcomes the challenges of small basket sizes and price conscious customers by encouraging frequent visits.
04/01/2016
We visited an Albert Heijn supermarket in central Amsterdam to see how the retailer has completely renovated the store to build an offer with its shoppers and their missions firmly at its core.
17/12/2015
We visited the Albert Heijn XL in Eindhoven to see how the retailer has invested in one of its largest stores to spotlight its quality food credentials.
19/10/2015

We visited the SPAR store on the Eindhoven University of Technology campus to see how one of its independent owners has created a targeted format that meets students’ food-for-now and food-for-later needs in only 120 sq. m.

26/09/2014
We visited two of Marks and Spencer’s newest stores in Western Europe, in Amsterdam and Paris, to see how the retailer is using its grocery range to win in the region by targeting food-for-now and food-for-later missions.
26/09/2013

Albert Heijn’s strong recent focus on convenience comes together in this latest innovative store format, targeted at meeting distinct shopper missions. We reveal how the format is evolving with the new Albert Heijn to go.

18/04/2013

Albert Heijn is leveraging technology throughout its offer to make shoppers’ lives easier. Our recent visit to two of the retailer’s stores, a Pick Up Point and supermarket, highlight how it is providing shoppers with a range of choices that should enable it to win and build loyalty.

14/06/2012

Ahold’s new concept for convenience, focusing on food for now, integrates mobile technology and social media into the shopping journey.