North America store visits

Videos

04/05/2022
See inside our pick for May’s store of the month, Bristol Farms, LA, USA, a new concept that blends foodservice and grocery perfectly.

Presentations

03/11/2022
We step inside one of the retailer's new store developments to see how it's using store design to create a bold new look.
13/10/2022
Discover the elements which Kroger prioritised as it rethought its traditional approach to format development.
08/09/2022
Discover how Amazon has adapted its core urban convenience format for a suburban location.
08/08/2022
The US is a challenging market for discounter Lidl. We visited two stores opened in 2022, to see how Lidl is gaining momentum in the market through its in-store offering.
29/07/2022
How the discounter continues to tailor its assortment without increasing its product count to maintain its value and differentiating proposition in the US.
08/07/2022
Discover how the retailer is modernising its convenience store offer and bringing a new proposition, fusing retail and food-to-go, to consumers in the USA.
04/04/2022
Discover how Metro has evolved its discount format to better meet the needs of urban shoppers in Canada's largest city.
01/03/2022
Following plans announced by Amazon last year to launch its ‘Just Walk Out’ technology in two Whole Foods Market stores, the first has opened in Washington, D.C.
02/02/2022
For the first time, Loblaw has extended its Pane Fresco brand beyond its Fortinos banner, enabling the retailer to deliver a new proposition for bakery and prepared foods. We recently visited its flagship Toronto store to see how it continues to raise the bar in these areas.
19/01/2022
The GIANT Company has opened its fourth store under the GIANT Heirloom Market banner.

Videos

26/10/2021
See inside our pick for October’s store of the month, Hy-Vee, Iowa, USA. With an established reputation for innovation, US-based Hy-Vee has launched a new store format which reimagines the grocery store.
27/11/2020
The GIANT Company has recently remodelled its flagship store in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Watch to see how the retailer has enhanced its fresh food offer, developed a new food court and introduced a self-service 'Tap Wall'.
08/10/2020
Walmart has revealed a new look and feel for its US Supercenters, with inspiration taken from airports to help its shoppers complete a fast and easy trip. We look at the key features of the concept and what they mean for the business.
17/09/2020
See inside our pick for September’s store of the month, Amazon’s first Amazon Fresh grocery store. We look at how Amazon is creating a seamless, convenient shopping experience.
25/08/2020
See inside the new concept which Schnuck Markets has developed to target the competitive natural foods segment.
28/07/2020
We visited Vancouver's first drive-thru grocery store to discover the inspiration behind the format and what it could mean for the wider industry.
05/03/2020
We visited Amazon’s new format, Amazon Go Grocery, to see how the retailer is deploying its just walk-out technology within a larger footprint.