Store of the future store visits

Videos

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2/02/2023
See inside our pick for February's store of the month, Edeka, Düsseldorf. Be inspired by the store’s stunning design and outstanding confectionery, service counters, and fresh offer.
5/01/2023
See inside our pick for January's store of the month, Auchan, Cascais. It is an innovative take on the hypermarket concept. With progressive architecture and design, the store is a reminder that elegance and style can accentuate the food shopping experience.
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.
01/09/2022
See inside our pick for September's store of the month, Lotte Zettaplex. It is a new store concept with many inspirational range areas and high impact execution. The format aims to provide unlimited choice for shoppers, providing reasons to encourage them back into large stores.
11/08/2022
See inside our pick for August's store of the month, Naivas Foodmarket, Kenya. The new store concept is visually impressive, with a clear focus on fresh and enhanced store design.
19/07/2022
See inside our pick for July's store of the month, Carulla FreshMarket, Medellín, Colombia. Be inspired by the store's exciting design which creates a memorable shopping experience, with a focus on sensory experiences, health, sustainability, AI technology, and exclusive third-party partnerships.
11/03/2022
See inside our pick for March’s store of the month, Tops Market, Central Siracha, Thailand. It is an eco-friendly store based on a glasshouse concept – a first in the Siracha region.
28/02/2022
See inside our pick for February’s store of the month, Aldi Shop&Go, London, UK. It is the retailer’s first checkout-free store in the UK.

Presentations

31/01/2023
We visited the UK's first all-electric forecourt to see how the switch to EV ownership is beginning to change roadside retail.
26/01/2023
Step inside the retailer’s latest opening to discover an innovative design concept and exceptional food experience.
08/12/2022
We highlight 12 elements which have been refocused to create a new flagship supermarket for one of Canada’s leading retailers.
01/12/2022
Although the hypermarket concept might be stressed, Continente shows a way forward by creating credibility and authority in general merchandise as well as driving excellence in store design, fresh, merchandising and shopper marketing.
30/11/2022
This report spotlights best practice from CR Vanguard’s premium banner, Ole’, which it operates in China.
15/11/2022
See Asda’s first standalone convenience store, located in Sutton Coldfield, UK, as it attempts to forge a presence in the sector.
03/11/2022
We step inside one of the retailer's new store developments to see how it's using store design to create a bold new look.
13/10/2022
We visited Donnybrook Fair, Dundrum to see how Musgrave has created a destination for premium food-for-now and food-for-later solutions in this major south Dublin retail location.
13/10/2022
Discover the elements which Kroger prioritised as it rethought its traditional approach to format development.
08/09/2022
Discover how Amazon has adapted its core urban convenience format for a suburban location.
05/09/2022
A review of Rewe’s first Pick & Go concept.
29/07/2022
Latest premium store format from Central Group showcasing personal services.
08/07/2022
Discover how the retailer is modernising its convenience store offer and bringing a new proposition, fusing retail and food-to-go, to consumers in the USA.
24/06/2022
In 2018, Sainsbury's looked to take on Boots and Superdrug and become a beauty destination through its beauty transformation programme.
14/06/2022
Understand how Carrefour is activating an omnichannel approach in-store, while uplifting its fresh offer and executing sustainability in-store.
06/06/2022
Understand how Carrefour's discount supermarket banner, Supeco, is evolving its stores to fulfill shopper missions, to compete with market leader Mercadona.
06/05/2022
M&S Stevenage has been opened in a former Debenhams. The 75,000 sq. ft store covers two floors and stocks the retailer’s full range of food, apparel, kids wear, beauty, home wear, an opticians and a café.
26/04/2022
Understand how Spain's grocery market leader continues to evolve and enhance its shopping experience through its private label and 'Ready to eat' range.
01/03/2022
Following plans announced by Amazon last year to launch its ‘Just Walk Out’ technology in two Whole Foods Market stores, the first has opened in Washington, D.C.
28/02/2022
See inside this completely transformed hypermarket and understand what makes it a store of the future.
21/02/2022
How Reitan Convenience Sweden raised the bar by developing a new range for ‘the world’s most sustainable convenience store’
02/02/2022
For the first time, Loblaw has extended its Pane Fresco brand beyond its Fortinos banner, enabling the retailer to deliver a new proposition for bakery and prepared foods. We recently visited its flagship Toronto store to see how it continues to raise the bar in these areas.
19/01/2022
The GIANT Company has opened its fourth store under the GIANT Heirloom Market banner.
26/11/2021
Carrefour opened its first frictionless store in Paris with the promise to "shop in 10 seconds and pay in 10 seconds". No gates, no need of an app, just walk inside the store.
29/09/2021
With an established reputation for innovation, US-based Hy-Vee has launched a new store format which reimagines the grocery store. We review the concept which features a new food hall dining experience, an expanded HealthMarket department and additional in-store partnerships.