Europe store visits

Videos

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07/11/2022
See inside our pick for November's store of the month, Epic, France. It is a blend between a convenience store and a fine food specialist, making it unique and able to cater for both locals and tourists. Be inspired by the store's design, fresh food zone and the wine cellar.
04/10/2022
See inside our pick for October's store of the month, Tesco Liffey Valley. Explore how Tesco has relocated categories and invested in fresh to drive improvements in shopper perception.
06/06/2022
See inside our pick for June's store of the month, Shell Select, Fulham, UK, Shell's first electric vehicle only station in the UK.
06/04/2022
See inside our pick for April’s store of the month, Coop, Monza, Italy, the first autism-friendly supermarket in Europe.

Presentations

13/02/2012

Kensington High Street was first store to be remodelled as part of M&S’s £600m investment programme, designed to create a more inspiring and easier to shop store experience. We assess the improvements made to the new style food hall.

30/11/2011

Rewe Center in Munich is REWE Group’s blueprint for all future stores in the Rewe Center format. The retailer experiments with colours, shapes and visual fixtures and offers innovative retail theatre and an upmarket shopping experience.

29/11/2011

We visit one of Albert Heijn's largest stores in the Netherlands, which excels with its store layout, in-store communication, private label offering and non-food.

22/11/2011

We recently visited the new Tesco Extra store in Dudley, West Midlands. The new store showcases many interesting new features, including an impressive health and beauty department. The store takes global hypermarket evolution one step further.

05/10/2011

We visited this Delhaize supermarket, located in the affluent Belgian town of Brasschaat, in August 2011. With a number of other retailers in the area providing strong competition, the store has made clear efforts to adapt itself to the local market.

05/10/2011

In August 2011, IGD was invited to see the Delhaize City format in action. We visited a store located in the heart of Brussels with a number of categories aimed at attracting urban consumers, including an impressive food-to-go offer.

29/09/2011

We recently visited Albert Heijn in Brasschaat, Ahold’s first store to open in Belgium, to examine how it compares to local competitors and what features have been adapted to fit the market.

16/09/2011

On 14th August 2011, IGD visited Red Market, Delahize’s low cost supermarket format, in Opwijk. We saw how this unique concept differentiates itself from the competition by rethinking the traditional supermarket layout and embracing technology.

31/08/2011

On 4 August 2011, IGD visited four Co-operative Food convenience stores in London - The Strand, Berwick Street, Store Street and Earls Court. Key features of the stores included effective targeting of a range of convenience shopper missions, an enhanced focus on fresh, clear communication of ethical credentials and the benefits of membership, and prominent use of promotions.

25/08/2011

Ocado has opened its 'shop window' at the One New Change shopping centre in the City of London as a trial. This innovative launch sees the online-only retailer displaying images of some of its most popular products for customers to order direct from their smartphones as they pass by the storefront.