Store visits

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Presentations

14/10/2021
We visited this recently refurbished local store to see how it meshes the discipline of a symbol group with the entrepreneurial flair of the independent retailer.
08/10/2021
Amazon has opened its first non-food store in the UK, under the Amazon 4-star banner, in the Bluewater shopping centre.
08/10/2021
Auchan Spain's Alcampo.es hybrid pedestrian Drive / convenience store is part of the retailer's omnichannel strategy
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.
28/09/2021
DIA is putting a great deal of hope in its new store concept, which was launched in Spain in late 2020. As it invests in its stores, offer and private label, DIA is evolving what the discount offer provides and the range of missions it can meet for shoppers.
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.