China Resources Vanguard 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.


This report spotlights best practice from CR Vanguard’s premium banner, Ole’, which it operates in China.
CR Vanguard opened its first Suguo Mart in Nanjing in April 2021.
Suguo is a retail chain owned by China Resources Vanguard. We visited its flagship store in Nanjing to learn how this unconventional hypermarket reinvents itself in the digital era.
CR Vanguard’s latest store concept, Vanguard MART, shows us what the future of retail in China could look like.
We visited four of CRV's formats in Shenzen to see how the retailer is executing its strategy in the city.
We visited the leading Chinese retailer CR Vanguard’s first and only store in Yunnan province to learn how the national leader is winning in a new market.