Walmart 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.

Videos

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.
21/07/2020
As Walmart Canada looks to implement many of the technologies that have proved successful for Walmart in the US, we look at how the retailer has built its leadership in this area and what else Walmart Canada could draw-on to make a step-change in its business.

Presentations

28/05/2014

We visited this Bodega Aurrera discount store in Mexico City to see how Walmex is delivering a compelling value proposition for Mexican shoppers, bridging the gap between informal markets and supermarket formats.

28/05/2014

We visited this great example of a Walmart Supercenter in Mexico City, which is flexing its offer to meet the needs of more affluent shoppers.

10/04/2014

TodoDia is one of Walmart’s key formats for expansion as it looks to grow among less affluent shopper groups. We visited this store in São Paulo to see how it meets the needs of the local community and demonstrates Walmart’s commitment to its EDLP strategy. 

10/04/2014

We spent a day with the Walmart management team in São Paulo, visiting some of its core formats. We visited this Supercenter – Walmart’s hypermarket format – to see how the retailer is winning with large formats.

04/04/2014
We visited four Massmart stores in Johannesburg to understand how the retailer is implementing its multichannel, multi-format strategy in the increasingly competitive South African market. 
03/03/2014
We visited Walmart’s Jingtian store in Shenzhen to see how the retailer is implementing its EDLP strategy as well improving quality and ranging to appeal to a broad range of shoppers.
04/04/2012

Walmart’s recently opened Neighborhood Market in Chicago demonstrates the retailer’s latest thinking in terms of smaller format development focused on the needs of urban shoppers. With a high degree of local relevancy, the product and service offer has been designed to capitalise on the immediate residential population and city workers.