Hypermarkets and supermarkets 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.

 

Videos

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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.
05/01/2022
See inside our pick for January’s store of the month, Asda, Milton Keynes, UK. See how the new flagship store has been transformed from a functional hypermarket to a leisure oriented retail destination.
26/10/2021
See inside our pick for October’s store of the month, Hy-Vee, Iowa, USA. With an established reputation for innovation, US-based Hy-Vee has launched a new store format which reimagines the grocery store.
24/09/2021
See inside our pick for September’s store of the month, K-Citymarket, Tammisto, Finland. The retailer aims to have “the most customer-oriented food stores with store-specific business ideas”. The hypermarket has been refurbished to reflect its latest innovations and commitment to sustainability.

Presentations

27/06/2022
Understand how Coop Italia launched an autism friendly store concept, while enhancing local activation and sustainability in-store driving shopper awareness.
24/06/2022
In 2018, Sainsbury's looked to take on Boots and Superdrug and become a beauty destination through its beauty transformation programme.
21/06/2022
We explore how Schwarz Group’s superstore banner is evolving in the discounter and local-hero dominated market framework of Poland.
14/06/2022
Understand how Carrefour is activating an omnichannel approach in-store, while uplifting its fresh offer and executing sustainability in-store.
24/05/2022
Discover London’s latest and greatest stores for inspiration on experiential retailing and cashierless shopping. From Aldi and Amazon to examples beyond grocery, this report also includes key stores to see in the capital for the UK’s leading grocers.
24/05/2022
Understand how Auchan is evolving its hypermarkets in Poland to compete. See how it is upweighting its fresh offer, dedicating space to its organic range, and creating points of difference with rivals.
06/05/2022
Dino has been growing its like-for-like sales by double-digits in Poland, despite intense competition from leading discounters.
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.
21/04/2022
We look at how Mega Image has been reinventing itself as an upmarket, convenience-driven proximity concept to fill the niche between the country’s growing discounters, hypermarkets and evolving local retailers.