Germany 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.


See inside our pick for June’s store of the month, REWE, Wiesbaden-Erbenheim, Germany. Be inspired by how the retailer build a sustainable supermarket with a farm on the roof.


We visited the new real,- market hall concept store in Krefeld, Germany to learn from the retailers new approach to the hypermarket format.
We visit Frische Paradies in Berlin, a premium wholesaling chain which is attracting both business customers and individuals.
We visited Rewe City in the heart of Munich, a premium store which is drawing in shoppers with its great food-to-go offer.
Following a meeting and store tour with a regional director of operations, we report on Aldi Süd’s new concept store in Eglharting, on the outskirts of Munich.
On a recent trip to Munich, Germany, we visited a standard store from Rewe Group’s discount banner Penny to see how the retailer is evolving in its home market.
Discount retailer Kaufland recently opened a new hypermarket in Frankfurt, Germany. We visited the store, showcasing the standout areas.
Opened in 2014, EDEKA’s E center store showcases the retailer’s new initiatives and format development of its larger stores.
As part of its new strategy, Real is investing in updating and modernising its hypermarkets across Germany, with 107 stores remodelled so far. We visited the Hamburg- Oststeinbek store to see the developments.
We visited three Lidl stores in high footfall locations within Hamburg’s city centre to see how the discounter is evolving ranges in its home country to meet more shoppers needs.
We've been in-store to see how Lidl is changing its approach in its domestic market.