Western Europe 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

26/11/2021
Carrefour opened its first frictionless store in Paris with the promise to "shop in 10 seconds and pay in 10 seconds". No gates, no need of an app, just walk inside the store.
04/11/2021
We recently visited several stores across Germany to review the latest development and concepts.
25/10/2021
Edeka has been strengthening its one-stop shopping proposition in 2020 and 2021.
25/10/2021
We visited two stores in Germany to understand how Kaufland's ‘facelift initiative’ is seeing the retailer employ an upmarket design and clearer navigation to evolve and improve the shopping experience.
08/10/2021
Auchan Spain's Alcampo.es hybrid pedestrian Drive / convenience store is part of the retailer's omnichannel strategy
28/09/2021
DIA is putting a great deal of hope in its new store concept, which was launched in Spain in late 2020. As it invests in its stores, offer and private label, DIA is evolving what the discount offer provides and the range of missions it can meet for shoppers.
02/09/2021
SPAR Pwllheli and SPAR Nefyn provide inspiration on how to merchandise fresh produce in convenience stores.
04/08/2021
Find out how K-Citymarket Tammisto and K-Supermarket Mustapekka deliver category excellence in our exclusive report.
27/07/2021
David Charman’s SPAR Parkfoot provides inspiration on how forecourts may look in the future.
27/07/2021
How Carrefour is transforming its supermarket model by focusing on fresh, meal solutions, sustainability and online services. We visited the first upgraded store to see what makes this new concept an outstanding success with sales increasing by 10%.