Health & beauty and drugstores store visits


Guardian at Paragon showcases the retailer’s latest look and feel. Displaying how Dairy Farm is looking to deliver better consistency across its network, whilst at the same time appeal to key customer groups.
We look at how Superdrug is creating points of difference between formats to tailor stores to the needs of the beauty shopper.
DIA has taken clear learnings from Clarel in Spain to create a great neighbourhood drugstore, with a strong value proposition and branded ranges, which should help DIA grow its business and gain share in Portugal.
We visit the drugstore in Mainz, Germany to see how dm is focusing on core categories to drive footfall…
We visited two Douglas stores in Germany to see how it is blending online and offline to increase engagement with beauty shoppers.
Shoppers Drug Mart’s enhanced ‘beautyBOUTIQUE’ has been developed to offer shoppers an elevated prestige beauty experience. With a focus on premium brands, digital signage and new fragrance and dermatology areas, this concept raises the bar in drugstore and beauty retailing.
We visited Spanish discounter DIA’s health & beauty fascia Clarel, a format which complements its core grocery network. Targeted at middle-income consumers, the format is constantly evolving. DIA’s aim is for Clarel to become the benchmark in Iberia for shoppers looking to buy health, beauty, household, baby, personal care and pet care products.

Famed for its excellent customer service and quality products, Mannings Plus caters for every aspect of health & beauty needs. Shoppers head to this store at the most central location in Hong Kong for an excellent array of health and beauty ranges including Mannings’s house brands and exclusive brands, such as GNC.


Drugstores are outperforming grocery in Brazil, with their strong ranges, pleasant shopping environment and specialist advice. We visited this Drogasil store in São Paulo, from leading player RaiaDrogasil, to see how it is effectively targeting higher income consumers.

Biedronka is a high performing player in Poland – we review its successful discount concept and its new drugstore venture.