Spain 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.


We visited two different urban Carrefour formats in Spain to observe how the retailer is evolving its urban proximity and focuses on how each format has highlighted different initiatives to enhance its shoppers experience.
See how DIA is evolving its offer to meet a range of shopper missions across a number of formats and brands.
In a highly competitive market, Carrefour Spain is having to adapt its hypermarket format to compete against price-focused and regionally dominant rivals. Las Glorias is a best-in-class example of how the retailer is having to evolve to compete against both types of competitor and to embed its multi-channel strategy to help it win in the future.
We spent two days visiting stores from members of Grupo IFA, a Spain-based buying alliance. Through the visits, we better appreciated how the alliance helps members compete, while providing enough flexibility for them to stand out in their respective markets as well.
Understand key trends driving growth in Spain, from fresh ranges to promoting local identities, through our store visits in Barcelona.
See how Mercadona remains a price-focused, efficient retailer as it launches a new, more welcoming and inviting store design in Spain.
We have created this report to bring you a collection of stand-out discount stores from across the globe. Read on to discover why you must see these stores and how the discount channel is becoming more competitive than ever.
We spent a day with Carrefour Spain to understand how it has been evolving its strategy, bolstering its hypermarkets, bringing its offer closer to shoppers through convenience and neighbourhood formats, and embedding a multichannel strategy in order to create a seamless offer.
This newly refurbished store is an example of Lidl Spain’s larger store of the future format, incorporating eco-friendly features and stand-out categories.
We visited two DIA stores in Barcelona to see how it is continuing to build its presence in its home market and adhere to its core strategic aims of leading on price with neighbourhood stores through innovation.