Store visits

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Presentations

21/09/2021
The iconic French departmental store, La Samaritaine, opened its redesigned store in summer 2021 and dedicated a whole floor to beauty and wellness, making it the largest beauty space in Europe. In this report, we highlight six standout features of the beauty and wellness section, and how it is a ‘must-visit’ retail destination.
07/09/2021
Russian hard discounter Mere continues with its international expansion as it opens its first store in Spain. We look inside and see what the no frills offer brings to the market.
02/09/2021
SPAR Pwllheli and SPAR Nefyn provide inspiration on how to merchandise fresh produce in convenience stores.
25/08/2021
Aldi opened in Australia what is probably its most ambitious and bold concept in the recent years. This new concept is about half the size of a standard store and focuses on fresh food products and convenience to meet urban shopper needs
19/08/2021
In this store visit report we look at the newly opened store from Russian hard discounter Mere in Preston. This is the first store in the UK and the retailer’s hard discount, no frills offer brings something new to the market.
17/08/2021
Alibaba’s Freshippo X store has triggered the emergence of membership-only wholesale sector in China. Find out the store’s unique features in this report and understand why it has caused a global storm.
04/08/2021
Find out how K-Citymarket Tammisto and K-Supermarket Mustapekka deliver category excellence in our exclusive report.
30/07/2021
We visited three inspirational Boots stores in Edinburgh, UK. Boots recently unveiled new stores in Edinburgh Airport and St James Quarter and revamped its store in the Gyle Shopping Centre. In this report, we highlight 10 standout features that are in line with three of our post-pandemic health and beauty trends for 2021.
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%.